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I am unable to uninstall the Java JRE from my system. I have used Windows Installer Cleanup but still the Java folder is in Program Files.

How can I remove Java from my PC? I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium.

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I assume, that does not belong to stackoverflow (try superuser.com). –  Michael Nov 5 '09 at 2:59
    
The Windows Installer CleanUp should have taken care of it, but it may not have removed the program directory itself. Are you sure the directory is not empty? –  Kenneth Murphy Nov 5 '09 at 3:21
    
yes, still java folder is in my programfiles. –  kumar Nov 5 '09 at 3:22

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From here:

Be aware that Windows Installer CleanUp Utility will not remove the actual program from your computer. However, it will remove the installation files so that you can start the installation, upgrade, or uninstall over.

Just delete the folder manually.

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Revo Uninstaller helps you to uninstall software and remove unwanted programs installed on your computer even if you have problems uninstalling and cannot uninstall them from "Windows Add or Remove Programs" control panel applet.

for a future reference: to avoid piling up tons of old java folders, don't auto-update. unistall the old version and then install the latest JRE manually, you can download the current offline installer here.

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