What is jusched? Is jusched bad?
So you want the correct information for jusched a.k.a. jusched.exe? Look no further because here is all you'll ever want to know about jusched.exe.
Let me start off by saying that Jusched.exe is not a virus as long as the file is inside your Java folder which is located at C:/program files/JAVA for the majority of Windows XP users.
Jusched.exe isn't the sneaky virus or prolific piece of spyware you might have thought it was. Basically, it's a background process that was installed when you downloaded and installed Sun Microsystem's Java suite.
How to disable Jusched.exe process
Jusched.exe is the scheduler process for the Java Update service. The file's task is to check for new Java updates and install them. The Java program jusched.exe is important for the stable and secure running of your Java platform.
Even though Jusched is set to run automatically by default, it is not required for Java to run. You can disable jusched.exe to free up some system resources without worrying about something not working right.
Since you were able to find the presence of jusched then you probably already know where to go in order to disable it, but just aren't exactly sure of the proper steps. Here is how to disable this process the right way.
- Go to your control panel
- Click on the Java module
- Go to updates tab
- Uncheck "check for updates automatically"
- Select either "monthly" or "never"
- Click on "apply"
- Close window
Conclusion for jusched.exe
Now that you have a better understanding of what jusched.exe actually is and where it comes from you should be able to make a better choice when wondering if you should or shouldn't disable it. Ask yourself these questions:
- Is the PC that jusched is running on a fast PC or a slow dinosaur that needs every ounce of system resources free?
- If you do disable jusched.exe, will you remember to update Java periodically?