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Should I remove Canon MP Navigator EX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,223
United States Rank #1,396
Reach 0.5628%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.32 days
864.84 days >
Average installed length: 454.41 days

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Canon MP Navigator EX 5.0

What is Canon MP Navigator EX?

Canon MP Navigator EX 5.0 for Windows allows you to scan, save, and print photos and documents. You can also edit images, or attach images to email using this application software.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 mpnex50.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 76.01 MB (79,704,342 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.0\Maint.exe" /UninstallRemove C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.0\uninst.ini
Estimated size: 76.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon MP Navigator EX 5.0

Program executable:mpnex50.exe
Name:MP Navigator EX
Canon MP Navigator EX
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\mp navigator ex 5.0\mpnex50.exe
Additional files:
  • Maint.exe - Canon IJ Utility Uninstaller (MAINT)
  • IndexModule.dll - Canon Inc. IndexModule (IndexModule)
  • cnpacnoc.dll - Rosetta Stone Engine (cn_ocr)
  • cnpactoc.dll - ct_ocr
  • cnpajaoc.dll - cnjapaoc
  • cnpakroc.dll - cnpakroc
  • cocr.dll - Cocr
  • mpnclng.dll - MP Navigator EX Copy (mpnclng)
  • mpncopy.exe - MP Navigator EX
  • mpnfexp.dll - MP Navigator EX FileExporter
  • mpnfimp.dll - MP Navigator EX FileImporter
  • mpnfldt.dll - MP Navigator EX FolderTree
  • mpnlng.dll - mpnlng
  • mpnscmgr.dll - MP Navigator EX Search Manager
  • uinstrsc.dll - Canon UINSTRSC (UINSTRSC)
  • mpnplib.dll - MP Navigator (MP Navigator EX PictureLibrary)
  • MPNScan.dll - MPNScan
  • mpnsmgr.dll - MP Navigator ScanManager
  • stad.dll - Canon RACS (Canon unified scanning image processing)
  • mpnmlif64.exe - mpnmlif64
  • IB.dll - Canon IB (IB)
  • ImageFix.dll - ImageFix
  • imglng.dll - imglng
  • cnpapgmg.dll - IR-SDK (cnpapgmg)
  • pafcv2.dll - pafcv2
  • rdd20.dll - rdd20
  • rdd20cn.dll
  • rdd20ct.dll
  • rdd20kr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • mpnex50.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'CanonMPNEX50PictureOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MPNavigatorEX50.AutoplayHandler' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • mpnex50.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B61A17B2-73EC-42C9-85EF-D4CC35173D25}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Maint.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MAINT' and executes as C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.1\Maint.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Total CPU:0.9244377556%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.52137984%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.40305791%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Canon MP Navigator EX?

You can uninstall Canon MP Navigator EX 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 MP Navigator EX 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 MP Navigator EX.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.51%
Windows 10 26.76%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Windows XP 3.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.06%
Windows 7 Professional 9.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.56%
Windows 10 Home 8.44%
Windows 8.1 7.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.14%
  Germany 14.90%
  United Kingdom 7.08%
  France 5.66%
  Canada 3.30%
  Netherlands 2.91%
  Australia 2.82%
  Japan 1.89%
  Italy 1.55%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Austria 1.41%
  Sweden 1.30%
  DK 0.90%
  Switzerland 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.87%
Dell 20.34%
Acer 17.63%
ASUS 10.85%
Toshiba 8.31%
Samsung 3.76%
Medion 3.74%
Lenovo 3.28%
Intel 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.32%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.18%
ASUS All Series 4.05%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.07%

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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Marc van Eijndtover a year ago
In my case, Canon MP Navigator EX 5.0 does not work. When I try to start it, Mozilla Thunderbird is started up. Finally, I succeeded in scanning with my Canon machine using Windows Fax and scan.