84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Canon Quick Utility Toolbox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #21,753
United States Rank #14,523
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.36 days
158.23 days >
Average installed length: 83.14 days


2.3.0 1.09%
2.2.0 21.31%
2.1.5 6.01%
2.1.2 38.80%
2.1.1 3.83%
2.1.0 3.28%
2.0.0 25.68%

Other programs by Canon

Canon Quick Utility Toolbox


Canon Quick Utility Toolbox is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is 2.1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named cnqtbapp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 8.87 MB (9,297,984 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Canon Quick Utility Toolbox come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Quick Utility Toolbox
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Canon\Quick Utility Toolbox\uninst.exe" /UninstallRemove C:\Program Files\Canon\Quick Utility Toolbox\uninst.ini
Estimated size: 8.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Quick Utility Toolbox

Program executable:cnqtbapp.exe
Name:Quick Utility Toolbox
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\quick utility toolbox\cnqtbapp.exe
Additional files:
  • cnmpu.dll - Canon Inkjet Printer Driver for Microsoft Windows (Inkjet Port Utility module)
  • cnmpu2.dll - Network Port Utility module
  • cnmwsd.dll - Inkjet Port Utility module for WSD
  • cnwbclDevice.dll - Canon IJ administrative tools common library (device service library)
  • cnwbclipt.dll - IP tracker
  • cnwbclPDiscovery.dll - Printer Discovery
  • cnwbclpicott.dll - P-I-command translator transmitter
  • cnwbclxmlpxd.dll - XML parser extended
  • uninst.exe - Canon IJ Utility Uninstaller (UNINST)
  • cnalmmod.dll - Inkjet ALM module
  • MUI.dll - MUI
  • cnwidcs.dll - Canon IJNDSU SNMP Module
  • cnwidsd.dll - SNMP Search

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • cnqtbapp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CanonQuickToolbox_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • cnqtbapp.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Canon\Quick Utility Toolbox\cnqtbapp.exe -NOUI /RestartByRestartManageC:E01E87C6-6EA5-485d-BD50-C1B0FB74C144 /RestartByRestartManageC:C7A98558-FD64-4749-8235-6FCA58D3A6AE /RestartByRe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • cnqtbapp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CanonQuickToolbox' which loads as C:\Program Files\Canon\Quick Utility Toolbox\cnqtbapp.exe -NOUI.

How do I remove Canon Quick Utility Toolbox?

You can uninstall Canon Quick Utility Toolbox 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 Quick Utility Toolbox, 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 Quick Utility Toolbox.

Win 10 78%
Win 8.1 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 78.14%
Windows 7 21.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.75%
Windows 10 Pro 27.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.84%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.10%
  Germany 6.84%
  France 6.46%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Italy 2.28%
  Canada 1.90%
  United Kingdom 1.90%
  Singapore 1.14%
  Austria 0.76%
  Australia 0.76%
  Switzerland 0.76%
  South Africa 0.76%
  BG 0.38%
  DK 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.89%
Hewlett-Packard 26.05%
Acer 20.17%
Lenovo 11.76%
ASUS 9.24%
Samsung 2.52%
Toshiba 1.68%
Alienware 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.17%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.33%
Acer Aspire X1400 1.67%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.67%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.67%
Dell Studio 1747 1.67%

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.