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Should I remove Bonjour Print Services?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,110
United States Rank #1,309
Reach 0.3061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.08 days
503.73 days >
Average installed length: 264.67 days


VersionDistribution 97.40% 2.60%

Typically installed together

Bonjour Print Services

What is Bonjour Print Services?

Bonjour Service provides a general method to discover services on a local area network including network printers. The software allows users to set up a network without any configuration. It is used to find printers and file-sharing servers. Bonjour for Windows and AirPort Base Stations may be configured to use Wide Area Bonjour which allows for wide area service discovery via a configured DNS server.

About  (from Apple)

Bonjour, also known as zero-configuration networking, enables automatic discovery of computers, devices, and services on IP networks using industry standard IP protocols. It is a key component of Apple applications (e.g., iTunes, iPhoto), services (e.g., MobileMe) and devices (e.g., Apple TV, and Airport). Developers c...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is PrinterWizard.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.17 MB (3,322,562 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.apple.com
Help link: www.apple.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bonjour Print Services\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0DA20600-6130-443B-9D4B-F30520315FA6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Bonjour Print Services

Program executable:PrinterWizard.exe
Bonjour Printer Wizard
Path:C:\Program Files\Bonjour Print Services\PrinterWizard.exe
Additional files:
  • PrinterWizard.exe - Bonjour (Bonjour Printer Wizard)
  • PrinterWizardLocalized.dll - Bonjour Resource Module
  • PrinterWizardResources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PrinterWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A4D391D0-559A-4209-90C3-540CA5821E25}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Bonjour Print Services?

You can uninstall Bonjour Print Services 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Bonjour Print Services, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Bonjour Print Services.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.67%
Windows 10 38.02%
Windows Vista 5.22%
Windows XP 3.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.58%
Windows 7 Professional 12.87%
Windows 10 Home 10.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.48%
Windows 8.1 9.36%
Windows 10 Pro 6.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.67%
  United Kingdom 8.24%
  Canada 4.22%
  Australia 2.45%
  Israel 0.94%
  Singapore 0.61%
  New Zealand 0.59%
  India 0.47%
  Malaysia 0.44%
  South Africa 0.41%
  United Arab Emirates 0.39%
  Ireland 0.36%
  Turkey 0.36%
  Saudi Arabia 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.54%
Hewlett-Packard 26.43%
Acer 10.19%
ASUS 8.63%
Toshiba 6.17%
Lenovo 4.40%
Samsung 2.95%
Intel 2.16%
Apple 1.04%
MSI 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.35%
ASUS All Series 4.30%
Dell XPS 8300 3.62%
Dell XPS 8700 2.34%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.26%

About Apple

Apple designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer programs, and personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.apple.com


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