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Should I remove Canon CanoScan Toolbox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,992
United States Rank #4,930
Reach 0.1354%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.26 days
686.10 days >
Average installed length: 360.50 days

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Canon CanoScan Toolbox 5.0

What is Canon CanoScan Toolbox?  (from Canon)

Using CanoScan Toolbox you can scan, copy, fax, or open any application from on-screen buttons. CanoScan Toolbox is a software utility which will help make using your scanner easier. The CanoScan Toolbox application makes the buttons on the front panel works now too.


Canon CanoScan Toolbox 5.0 is a software program developed by Canon. 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 primary executable is named cstbox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 8.85 MB (9,283,744 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 36% of users of Canon CanoScan Toolbox come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\CanoScan Toolbox Ver5.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Canon\CanoScan Toolbox Ver5.0\Maint.exe" /UninstallRemove C:\Program Files\Canon\CanoScan Toolbox Ver5.0\uninst.ini
Estimated size: 8.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon CanoScan Toolbox 5.0

Program executable:cstbox.exe
Name:CanoScan Toolbox Application
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\canoscan toolbox ver5.0\cstbox.exe
Additional files:
  • Maint.exe - Canon IJ Utility Uninstaller (MAINT)
  • CSTBRES.dll - CanoScan Toolbox resource
  • cnpajaoc.dll - Rosetta Stone Engine (jocr)
  • cnrebcco.dll - cnrebcco
  • segment.dll - segment
  • MakeTiff.dll - CanoScan Toolbox (MakeTiff)
  • uinstrsc.dll - Canon UINSTRSC (UINSTRSC)
  • cnpacnoc.dll - IR-SDK (cn_ocr)
  • cocr.dll - Cocr
  • imgrot.dll - IR_SDK (imgrot)
  • pafcv2.dll - pafcv2
  • paftopdf.dll - paftopdf
  • PCAT.dll - PCAT
  • rdd20.dll - rdd20

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CSTBox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E963D8EE-4ED5-4C17-A248-4303D5BC494C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon CanoScan Toolbox?

You can uninstall Canon CanoScan Toolbox 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 Canon CanoScan Toolbox 5.0, 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 Canon CanoScan Toolbox.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.58%
Windows 10 28.43%
Windows XP 8.84%
Windows Vista 7.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.37%
Windows 7 Professional 13.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.65%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.09%
  Germany 20.46%
  United Kingdom 6.07%
  Canada 5.58%
  France 3.60%
  Italy 3.30%
  Netherlands 2.77%
  Belgium 2.11%
  Sweden 1.65%
  Austria 1.58%
  Australia 1.35%
  South Africa 1.15%
  Finland 0.92%
  Spain 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.02%
Hewlett-Packard 19.92%
Acer 14.66%
Medion 8.05%
ASUS 7.37%
Intel 3.31%
American Megatrends 3.08%
Toshiba 2.33%
Lenovo 1.43%
Samsung 1.05%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.88%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.77%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.40%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.22%

About Canon

Canon is a manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers.
Publisher URL: www.canon.com


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