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Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver

What is Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver?

Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver is the software driver for the Canon printer. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Canon support website.


The main program executable is HELPVIEW.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,717,316 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\PIXTRAN
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 6.41 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver

Program executable:HELPVIEW.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Canon Electronics\SharedFiles\HELPVIEW.exe
Additional files:
  • pixapp32.exe (by Pixel Translations) - PIXAPP
  • sdkunin.dll
  • testapp.exe
  • PIXHELP.EXE (by EMC) - PixHelp
  • PIXITER.dll (by Input Software) - Fujitsu 3091DC driver (F3091)
  • Testappn.exe

How do I remove Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver?

You can uninstall Canon DR-2050C Scanner Driver 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 DR-2050C Scanner Driver, 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 DR-2050C Scanner Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.46%
Windows 10 30.77%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.49%
Windows 7 Professional 25.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.80%
Windows 8.1 7.84%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.63%
  Japan 6.58%
  AW 1.32%
  Canada 1.32%
  Germany 1.32%
  Spain 1.32%
  France 1.32%
  United Kingdom 1.32%
  Hungary 1.32%
  Italy 1.32%
  Malta 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  PR 1.32%
  Thailand 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.64%
Hewlett-Packard 25.64%
Toshiba 10.26%
Sony 10.26%
Acer 7.69%
Intel 5.13%
Medion 2.56%
Lenovo 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard 810-150se 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.50%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 2.50%

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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