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Should I remove Canon My Printer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #390
United States Rank #432
Reach 1.5995%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.70 days
640.17 days >
Average installed length: 336.36 days

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Canon My Printer

What is Canon My Printer?

Canon My Printer allows you to easily change the settings such as the paper source settings and provides you with information on how to solve problems such as ink smudging. With Canon My Printer you'll be able to diagnose and repair your printer, change its settings as well as those for paper source and check the status of your Canon printer.


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is bjmyprt.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 5.87 MB (6,157,156 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\canon\myprinter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\uninst.exe uninst.ini uinstrsc.dll
Estimated size: 5.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon My Printer

Program executable:bjmyprt.exe
Name:Canon My Printer
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\myprinter\bjmyprt.exe
Canon My Printer which is installed with various Canon printers, allows you to change printer settings including the paper source settings and provides information on how to solve number of known problems. The software also provides access...
Additional files:
  • cnmpu.dll - Canon Inkjet Printer Driver for Microsoft Windows (Inkjet Port Utility module)
  • cnmwsd.dll - Inkjet Port Utility module for WSD
  • CJTHK16.DLL - Canon BJ Raster Printer Driver (Canon BJ Raster Devmode Support Library)
  • uninst.exe - Canon IJ Utility Uninstaller (UNINST)
  • BJMyDgn.exe - Canon My Printer
  • BJMyRst.exe
  • LogInfo.exe
  • LogInfo2.exe - Canon MyPrinter
  • uinstrsc.dll - Canon UINSTRSC (UINSTRSC)
  • MUI.dll - MUI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BJMyPrt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F497A9CF-DF16-4BB4-9BDE-6AB172211090}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CanonMyPrinter_Reg_HKLMRun.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CanonMyPrinter' and executes as C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe /logon.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BJMyPrt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CanonMyPrinter' which loads as C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe /logon.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000238779%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002337%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000051%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Canon My Printer?

You can uninstall Canon My Printer 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 My Printer, 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 My Printer.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.58%
Windows 10 18.33%
Windows Vista 9.67%
Windows XP 6.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.35%
Windows 10 Home 6.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.83%
  Germany 14.24%
  United Kingdom 5.44%
  France 4.44%
  Canada 3.25%
  Australia 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Italy 2.47%
  Belgium 1.53%
  Austria 1.22%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Spain 0.73%
  Thailand 0.69%
  Czech Republic 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.28%
Dell 22.79%
Acer 18.37%
ASUS 8.74%
Toshiba 8.05%
Samsung 2.74%
Medion 2.57%
Lenovo 2.42%
Intel 1.56%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.44%
ASUS All Series 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.37%

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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