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Should I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,529
United States Rank #1,980
Reach 0.2453%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.64 days
579.33 days >
Average installed length: 304.40 days


VersionDistribution 20.48% 30.57% 1.94% 8.98% 37.85% 0.14% 0.04%

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Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC

What is Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC?  (from Canon)

Owners of Canon digital compact cameras with wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) function can also transfer images to an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad wirelessly. After downloading the "Canon CameraWindow" app (Free of charge*) from Appleā€™s App Store, you can easily transfer your high quality photos and videos shot with your Canon camera to...  Read more


Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC is a program developed by Canon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is camerawindowdc.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 5.62 MB (5,892,468 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 60% of users of Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\CameraWindow\CameraWindowDC
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\CameraWindow\CameraWindowDC\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 5.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC

Program executable:camerawindowdc.exe
Name:Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\camerawindow\camerawindowdc\camerawindowdc.exe
Additional files:
  • canonIHL.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library
  • rcDcd.dll - Canon Digital Camera Support Library (Canon Digital Camera File Decording Library)
  • rcParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera File Parsing Library
  • rdDcd.dll - PSDK Picture View Decoder - This software is based in part on the work of the Independent JPEG Group.
  • rdParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera file parsing library
  • CustomInstall.dll - Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC (Custom module for Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC)
  • UIControlLibrary.dll
  • UIServiceFramework.dll
  • rcDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support Library (Canon Digital Camera Developing Library)
  • rdDvlp.dll - Canon Camera Support library (Canon Camera Support File)
  • CALIB.dll - Canon Camera Access Library (CAL Client Library)
  • ActionServiceFramework.dll
  • C3SUtil.dll
  • CanonCameraContentsService.dll
  • CIOS.dll
  • DeviceAbsorptionLayer.dll
  • HistoryManagerService.dll
  • IEL.dll
  • IPL.dll
  • Interop.MDPLib.dll
  • AxInterop.MDPLib.dll
  • EnoJPEG4.dll

How do I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 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 Utilities CameraWindow DC, 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 Utilities CameraWindow DC.

Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.70%
Windows Vista 22.03%
Windows 10 14.05%
Windows XP 12.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.03%
Windows 7 Professional 7.92%
Windows 10 Home 5.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.21%
  Germany 8.37%
  Canada 5.70%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Australia 2.32%
  France 2.03%
  Italy 1.99%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  Israel 1.13%
  Sweden 1.10%
  Belgium 0.95%
  Finland 0.88%
  Japan 0.81%
  Austria 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.71%
Hewlett-Packard 28.18%
Acer 11.15%
Toshiba 6.40%
ASUS 3.95%
Intel 3.74%
Medion 3.53%
American Megatrends 2.01%
Lenovo 1.04%
Samsung 1.04%
Sahara 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.34%
Dell Inspiron 530 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.50%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.41%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.41%

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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