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EPSON-printersoftware

Overview

EPSON-printersoftware is a software program developed by SEIKO EPSON. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named EPUPDATE.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 30 files. The installed file EPUPDATE.EXE is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 53% of users of EPSON-printersoftware come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\spool\drivers\x64\3
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\spool\DRIVERS\x64\3\EPUPDATE.EXE /R

Program filesFiles installed by EPSON-printersoftware

Program executable:EPUPDATE.EXE
Path:C:\Windows\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\EPUPDATE.EXE
MD5:5b170c0797d53b770146043c2c7347c3
Additional files:
  • EPSET64.DLL - EPSON Printer Driver (EPSON Printer Driver DLL)
  • E_FABRBIE.DLL
  • E_FAIRBIE.DLL
  • E_FAMDBIE.EXE
  • E_FAMTBIE.EXE
  • E_FAPRBIE.DLL
  • E_FARNBIE.EXE
  • E_FASKBIE.DLL
  • E_FASRBIE.DLL
  • E_FATIBIE.EXE
  • E_FAUDBIE.DLL
  • E_FBA6BIE.DLL
  • E_FBCSBIE.EXE
  • E_FBL6BIE.DLL
  • E_FGRCBIE.DLL
  • E_FHBRBIE.DLL
  • E_FHSRBIE.DLL
  • E_FHUTBIE.DLL
  • E_FHUTBIE.EXE
  • E_FUI1BIE.DLL
  • E_FUIC1BIE.DLL
  • E_FUIRBIE.DLL
  • E_IASKBIE.DLL
  • E_IASTBIE.DLL
  • E_IASTBIE.EXE
  • EP0NB01A.DLL
  • EP0NB01B.DLL
  • EP0SLP01.DLL
  • EPSET32.DLL
  • EPUPDATE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • E_FATIBIE.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '\\awspc\EPSON Stylus DX6000 Series' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\spool\DRIVERS\x64\3\E_FATIBIE.EXE /FU "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\E_S202D.tmp" /EF "HKCU".

How do I remove EPSON-printersoftware?

Quickly and completely remove EPSON-printersoftware from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall EPSON-printersoftware 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 EPSON-printersoftware, 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 EPSON-printersoftware.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.64%
Windows 8 16.52%
Windows Vista 15.07%
Windows XP 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.82%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.68% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 52.68%
  Belgium 39.58%
  DK 4.46%
  United States 1.49%
  Spain 0.60%
  Austria 0.30%
  Germany 0.30%
  France 0.30%
  United Kingdom 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.32%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Dell 14.74%
Medion 11.58%
Toshiba 8.42%
ASUS 6.84%
GIGABYTE 6.32%
Intel 3.16%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Samsung 2.11%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 4.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.99%
Acer Aspire X3990 2.24%
ASUS All Series 2.24%

About SEIKO EPSON

Seiko Epson Corporation commonly known as Epson, is an electronics company that manufacturers computer printers, information and imaging related equipment and manufactures inkjet, laser printers, scanners, desktop computers, business, multimedia and home theatre projectors, industrial automation equipment, point of sale docket printers and cash registers, laptops, integrated circuits, LCD components and other associated electronic components.
Publisher URL: www.epson.com

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