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K Ville
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What does javaw do? How does it differ from java launcher?

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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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On Windows, it starts without a controlling console, so you can use it to start GUI programs that don't need a CMD.EXE window.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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