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4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #588
United States Rank #303
Reach 1.3288%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.60 days
578.31 days >
Average installed length: 303.86 days


1.62.00 0.68%
1.60.00 1.18%
1.53.00 2.39%
1.52.00 1.54%
1.51.00 5.42%
1.50.00 0.85%
1.47.00 0.09%
1.46.00 7.03%
1.45.00 0.50%
1.43.00 0.41%
1.42.00 0.72%
1.40.00 0.25%
1.32.00 0.33%
1.31.00 10.79%
1.30.00 20.08%
1.21.00 0.01%
1.20.00 21.57%
1.10.00 20.55%
1.00.01 3.30%
1.00.000 2.33%
1.00.00 0.01%

Other programs by SEIKO EPSON

Epson FAX Utility

What is Epson FAX Utility?  (from SEIKO EPSON)

The Epson FAX Utility will send faxes from your computer. You can send a fax from a printing program in Windows. You can fax up to 100 pages at a time, including a cover sheet. Select your product with the FAX option as the printer. To change the Paper Size, Orientation, Color, Image Quality, or Character Density setti...  Read more


Epson FAX Utility is a software program developed by SEIKO EPSON. The most common release is 1.20.00, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named FUSNDCVR.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 26.75 MB (28,053,522 bytes). 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 73% of users of Epson FAX Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Epson Software\FAX Utility
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0CBE6C93-CB2E-4378-91EE-12BE6D4E2E4A}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Epson FAX Utility

Program executable:FUSNDCVR.exe
Send Cover Sheet Only
Path:C:\Program Files\Epson Software\FAX Utility\FUSNDCVR.exe
Additional files:
  • EBNETx86.dll - EPSON Bi-directional Printer (EBPNET6 x86)
  • EbpD4Fax.dll - EBPD4FAX x86
  • prtsfc.dll - prtsfc dynamic link library
  • FURESDAT.dll
  • ENSTRMA.dll - EPSON Network Stream DLL (ENSTRMAPI)
  • EFXSTLCP.exe - EPSON PC-FAX SOFTWARE (Fax Settings for Printer)
  • EPFCODEC.dll - Still Image Codec Library
  • EPFDPSET.exe - PC-FAX Driver Setup
  • EPFXDIAG.exe - Check Fax Connection
  • EPFXSET.exe - Fax Settings
  • EPFXSPDL.EXE - Speed Dial/Group Dial List
  • FUADRFIL.dll - Simple Address File Access Module
  • FUFAXADR.exe - PC-FAX Phone Book
  • FUFAXCFG.dll - FAX Utility PC-FAX Settings
  • FUFAXCNT.exe - FAX Utility Center Application
  • FUFAXCSR.dll - FAX Utility Coversheet Renderer
  • FUFAXLDB.dll - FAX Log Database Access
  • FUFAXLOG.exe - Fax Transmission Record
  • FUFAXPDB.dll - PC-FAX Address Database Access Module
  • FUFAXRCV.exe - Fax Reception
  • FUFAXSTM.exe - Fax Transmission
  • fufaxtif.dll - TIFF CODEC LIBRARY
  • FUFAXVWR.exe - FAX Viewer
  • FUIMGCDC.dll
  • FULEPP.dll - Printer Selection
  • FUPFXCFG.exe - PC-FAX Configuration DialogBox
  • FUPRNTIF.dll - Print Library
  • FUREGCOM.exe - COM Utility
  • FURESEND.dll - Resend Fax
  • FUSNDCVR.exe - Send Cover Sheet Only
  • FUSTMMSG.dll - Status Strings
  • FUSUPDRV.exe - PC-FAX Driver Installer
  • FUSVCCLT.dll - FAXoutService Client Library
  • FUTRSWZD.EXE - FAX Utility
  • FURCVSET.exe - FAX Utility (Received Fax Output Settings)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • FUFAXCNT.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3CCD981-CF11-4A19-88FC-4071F35B6B98}' (runs on registration).
  • EPFDPSET.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EC95798D-2DB5-4BA0-A4E7-39416071040B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FUFAXSTM.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FUFAXSTM.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • FUFAXSTM.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FUFAXSTM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Epson Software\FAX Utility\FUFAXSTM.exe".
  • FUFAXRCV.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FUFAXRCV' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Epson Software\FAX Utility\FUFAXRCV.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FUFAXCNT.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Epson Software\FAX Utility\FUFAXCNT.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004373055%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026105%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017626%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:49,369
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:9.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0009826300%
Kernel CPU:0.00064794%
User CPU:0.00033469%
CPU cycles/sec:29,164
I/O reads/min:150 Bytes

How do I remove Epson FAX Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Epson FAX Utility 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 FAX Utility 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 FAX Utility, 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 FAX Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.49%
Windows 8 28.63%
Windows Vista 6.69%
Windows XP 4.14%
Windows 8.1 0.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.87%
Windows 8.1 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 11.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.57%
Windows 10 Home 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.63%
  Germany 8.64%
  Canada 3.19%
  Italy 2.95%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Australia 2.65%
  France 1.53%
  Netherlands 0.47%
  Spain 0.42%
  Taiwan 0.33%
  Austria 0.32%
  Colombia 0.29%
  Brazil 0.27%
  Mexico 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.20%
Dell 27.25%
Acer 14.56%
Toshiba 8.38%
ASUS 8.06%
Lenovo 3.16%
Samsung 2.54%
Intel 1.28%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Medion 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.68%
ASUS All Series 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.80%
Dell XPS 8300 2.09%


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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