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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,028
United States Rank #3,618
Reach 0.1014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.29 days
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Average installed length: 314.55 days


VersionDistribution 0.20% 99.80%

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Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder

What is Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder?  (from Canon)

Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder is an easy to install package containing all the popular codec's and plug-ins required to play today's modern media. The package supports every media player and includes support for 32 bit and 64 bit players without the need for an additional package. A variety of editing, encoding and ripping a...  Read more


Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder is a program developed by Canon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is CanonG726MFTDecoder.dll. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 753.14 KB (771,218 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.canon-europe.com/software/0022892.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\G726Decoder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\G726Decoder\G726DecUnInstall.ini"
Estimated size: 753.14 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder

Program module:CanonG726MFTDecoder.dll
Canon G.726 Decoder (MFT)
Path:C:\Program Files\Canon\G726Decoder\CanonG726MFTDecoder.dll
Additional files:
  • CanonG726DMODecoder.dll - Canon G.726 Decoder (DMO)
  • CanonG726MFTDecoder.dll - Canon G.726 Decoder (MFT)

How do I remove Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder?

You can uninstall Canon G.726 WMP-Decoder 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 G.726 WMP-Decoder, 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 G.726 WMP-Decoder.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.63%
Windows Vista 25.04%
Windows 10 14.19%
Windows XP 13.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.88%
Windows 10 Home 6.87%
Windows 7 Professional 5.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.44%
  Germany 7.03%
  Canada 6.02%
  United Kingdom 4.54%
  Australia 2.86%
  France 1.86%
  Italy 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Sweden 0.71%
  Israel 0.71%
  New Zealand 0.67%
  India 0.60%
  Japan 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.44%
Hewlett-Packard 28.72%
Acer 8.71%
Toshiba 7.81%
ASUS 3.82%
Intel 3.50%
American Megatrends 2.93%
Medion 2.52%
Sahara 1.22%
Samsung 1.06%
Lenovo 0.81%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.72%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.06%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.77%
Dell Studio 540 2.77%

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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