84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #29,127
United States Rank #23,169
Reach 0.0052%


VersionDistribution 9.90% 90.10%

Other programs by Canon

Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary

Remove Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary
Powered by Reason Antivirus


Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary is a program developed by Canon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is maint_ocr.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 65.47 MB (68,653,496 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\IJ Scan Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\MAINT_OCR.exe" /UninstallRemove C:\Program Files\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\uninst_OCR.ini
Estimated size: 65.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary

Program executable:maint_ocr.exe
Name:Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\ij scan utility\maint_ocr.exe
Additional files:
  • CNHMCA.dll - Canon Device Dependent Informations for Scanner Library
  • uinstrsc_OCR.dll - Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary Uninstaller
  • MAINT.exe - Canon IJ Scan Utility Uninstaller
  • uinstrsc.dll
  • SETEVENT.exe - Canon IJ Scan Utility SETEVENT
  • MAPI.exe - Canon IJ Scan Utility MAPI
  • IHE.dll - Canon IJ Scan Utility
  • ISE.dll
  • SU_IMG.dll
  • SUALMLIB.dll
  • SUCMLIB.dll
  • UIC.dll
  • CNCLID32.dll - Canon LangSelect Loc
  • CNCLID33.dll
  • CNCLID34.dll
  • cnpacnoc.dll - Rosetta Stone Engine (cn_ocr)
  • cnpactoc.dll - ct_ocr
  • cnpajaoc.dll - cnjapaoc
  • cnpakroc.dll - cnpakroc
  • cocr.dll - Cocr
  • CNCLID.dll - Canon LangSelect
  • SU_ARA.dll - ScanUtility (ScanUtility Resources)
  • SU_BGR.dll
  • SU_CHS.dll
  • SU_CHT.dll
  • SU_CSY.dll
  • SU_DAN.dll
  • SU_DEU.dll
  • SU_ELL.dll
  • SU_ENU.dll
  • SU_ESP.dll
  • SU_ETI.dll
  • SU_FIN.dll
  • SU_FRA.dll
  • SU_HRV.dll
  • SU_HUN.dll
  • SU_IND.dll
  • SU_ITA.dll
  • SU_JPN.dll
  • SU_KOR.dll
  • SU_LTH.dll
  • SU_LVI.dll
  • SU_NLD.dll
  • SU_NOR.dll
  • SU_PLK.dll
  • SU_PTB.dll
  • cnpasecu.dll - IR-SDK (cnpasecu)
  • pafcv2.dll - pafcv2
  • rdd20.dll - rdd20
  • rdd20cn.dll
  • rdd20ct.dll
  • rdd20kr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SCANUTILITY.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0422B8C-F880-4878-AEE1-92B2351824CE}' (runs on registration).
  • SETEVENT.exe runs as a service named 'Russian Canon IJ Scan Utility register event' (CIJSRegister) "Russian Enables scanning from the operation panel when printer or scanner is connected via USB.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SCANUTILITY.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\SCANUTILITY.exe'.

How do I remove Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary?

Quickly and completely remove Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary 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 Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary, 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 Canon IJ Scan Utility OCR Dictionary.

Win 10 72%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 72.28%
Windows 7 23.76%
Windows XP 2.97%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.00%
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.00%
Windows 8.1 6.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.78%
  Germany 7.63%
  Canada 3.82%
  United Kingdom 3.05%
  Netherlands 3.05%
  Switzerland 2.29%
  France 2.29%
  Italy 2.29%
  Singapore 2.29%
  Korea 1.53%
  New Zealand 1.53%
  South Africa 1.53%
  Austria 0.76%
  Australia 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Dell 23.61%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 11.11%
ASUS 9.72%
Toshiba 6.94%
American Megatrends 1.39%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.66%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.44%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855D 1.22%

About Canon

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.