84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Canon MP Navigator EX?

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 #3,322
United States Rank #2,575
Reach 0.1702%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.23 days
714.67 days >
Average installed length: 375.50 days

Typically installed together

Other programs by Canon

Canon MP Navigator EX 5.1

What is Canon MP Navigator EX?

MP Navigator EX 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.

For network users of various Canon multi-function printers that use the Auto Scan Mode is only available when scanning at a computer using MP Navigator EX software and selecting the 1-click feature then "save to PC".


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 mpnex51.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 76.03 MB (79,718,851 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.canon-europe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.1
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.1\Maint.exe" /UninstallRemove C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.1\uninst.ini
Estimated size: 76.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon MP Navigator EX 5.1

Program executable:mpnex51.exe
Name:MP Navigator EX
Canon MP Navigator EX
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\mp navigator ex 5.1\mpnex51.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
  • mpnex51.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'CanonMPNEX51PictureOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MPNavigatorEX51.AutoplayHandler' and the action verb 'open.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mpnex51.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Canon\MP Navigator EX 5.1\mpnex51.exe'.

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 5.1, 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) 59%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 27.58%
Windows Vista 6.52%
Windows XP 4.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.31%
Windows 10 Home 8.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 7.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.35%
  Germany 10.09%
  Canada 5.52%
  Australia 3.33%
  Italy 2.93%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  France 1.33%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Austria 0.90%
  Israel 0.90%
  South Africa 0.83%
  Malaysia 0.45%
  Taiwan 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.40%
Dell 26.08%
Acer 15.85%
ASUS 7.85%
Toshiba 7.65%
Lenovo 3.36%
Medion 2.83%
Samsung 2.78%
Intel 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.67%
ASUS All Series 3.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.78%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.53%
Dell XPS 8300 2.52%

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.