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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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5.4.6 42.86%
5.4.4 21.43%
5.4.2 14.29%
5.3.0 7.14%
5.1.2 7.14%
5.1.0 7.14%



ColorNavigator is a software program developed by EIZO NANAO CORPORATION. The most common release is 5.4.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named ColorNavigator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 60.82 MB (63,777,203 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 37% of users of ColorNavigator come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.eizo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EIZO\ColorNavigator\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A8410820-6FCD-4A0A-97C3-723909441000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ColorNavigator

Program executable:ColorNavigator.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\EIZO\ColorNavigator\ColorNavigator.exe
Additional files:
  • libvalidationpdfmaker.dll - libvalidationpdfmaker Dynamic Link Library (Drawing Validation PDF Dynamic Link Library)
  • libmeasurementdevice.dll - libmeasurementdevice Dynamic Link Library (Measurement Device Dynamic Link Library)
  • libCSSG2.dll - Clip-on Swing Sensor G2 Control Library
  • libvalidationproc.dll - libvalidationproc dynamic link library
  • ValidationReport.dll - ValidationReport Dynamic Link Library
  • libDDCCImctrl.dll - libDDCCImctrl Dynamic Link Library
  • libHIDmctrl.dll - libHIDmctrl Dynamic Link Library (HID Monitor Control Dynamic Link Library)
  • libinifile.dll - libinifile dynamic link library
  • libemlock.dll - libemlock Dynamic Link Library (Monitor Lock Dynamic Link Library)
  • libKMcalib.dll - libKMcal Dynamic Link Library
  • libmctrl.dll - libmctrl Dynamic Link Library (Monitor Control Dynamic Link Library)
  • libminfo.dll - libminfo Dynamic Link Library (Monitor Information Dynamic Link Library)
  • libmptag.dll - libmptag Dynamic Link Library (Monitor Profile Tag Parser Dynamic Link Library)
  • libaac.dll - libaac dynamic link library
  • libemc.dll - libemc Dynamic Link Library (EIZO Monitor Control Dynamic Link Library)
  • ColorNavigatorAgent.exe - ColorNavigatorAgent
  • CorrelationUtility.exe - Correlation Utility (Correlation Tool for EIZO sensor)
  • Calibration.dll - ColorNavigator (Calibration)
  • Collection.dll - CNCollection
  • ColorNavigator.exe
  • GamutView.dll - GamutView
  • LabControl.dll - LabControl
  • libCSSG2Helper.dll - libCSSG2Helper (Support Library for Swing Sensor)
  • MathData.dll - MathData
  • MeasurementDevice.dll - MeasurementDevice
  • Mediator.dll - Mediator
  • Pattern.dll - Pattern
  • Preference.dll - Preference
  • ScreenAdjustmentPattern.dll - ScreenAdjustmentPattern
  • Target.dll - TargetManager
  • libcolour.dll - libcolour Dynamic Link Library (Colour Calculation Library)
  • libdas.dll - libdas Dynamic Link Library (Display Area Setting Dynamic Link Library)
  • ftd2xx.dll (by FTDI Ltd) - FTDIChip CDM Drivers (FTD2XX library)
  • DisplayAreaSetting.dll - DisplayAreaSetting
  • AdjustLightBox.dll
  • CMYKValidation.dll
  • CNHid.dll
  • CNVideo.dll
  • ColorProfile.dll
  • ColorSlider.dll
  • HidUsage.dll
  • IMEBarStateController.dll
  • JUSTColorCommu2Ctl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ColorNavigatorAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ColorNavigator' which loads as "C:\Program Files\EIZO\ColorNavigator\ColorNavigatorAgent.exe".

How do I remove ColorNavigator?

Quickly and completely remove ColorNavigator from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ColorNavigator from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ColorNavigator, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ColorNavigator.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.84%
  France 10.53%
  Netherlands 10.53%
  Germany 10.53%
  United Kingdom 10.53%
  Switzerland 5.26%
  Greece 5.26%
  Poland 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
MSI 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Common models
MSI MS-7693 11.11%
Acer Aspire 9420 11.11%
HP-Pavilion VS364AA-UUZ p... 11.11%
Gateway DX4840 11.11%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 11.11%
MSI MS-7850 11.11%


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