Is the jusched.exe process a virus, spyware or malware?

Process description:

Sun's Java Update scheduler

Author: Sun Microsystems, Inc
Part of: Unknown
The jusched.exe is a common process and is better known as 'Java Update Scheduler'.

The process is installed by default when the 'Java run-time environment' (a safe application required to run certain software) is installed on a computer.

The jusched.exe process runs in the background and periodically checks to see if any updates are available to the Java run-time environment, ensuring it's kept up-to-date allowing newer application to run without additional hassle.
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Common location(s):
%programfiles%\Java\bin\jusched.exe
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