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Should I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #882
United States Rank #770
Reach 0.7760%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.85 days
703.62 days >
Average installed length: 369.70 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 1.13% 0.56% 5.81% 1.20% 3.17% 1.09% 5.49% 9.23% 9.70% 12.26% 0.23% 0.05% 7.09% 3.94% 9.64% 8.17% 0.43% 15.72% 5.05%

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Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8

What is Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8?  (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 8 is a program developed by Canon. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 camerawindowdc8.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 11.35 MB (11,900,674 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8 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\CameraWindowDC8
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File comuni\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\CameraWindow\CameraWindowDC8\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 11.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8

Program executable:camerawindowdc8.exe
Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\camerawindowdc8\camerawindowdc8.exe
Additional files:
  • canonIHL.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library
  • PspropSt.dll - Canon Digital Camra Comon Library(PsPropSt) (PsPropSt DLL)
  • rcPropSt.dll - Canon Digital Camra Comon Library(rcPropSt) (rcPropSt DLL)
  • deImgP01.dll - Canon Digital Camera Support Library (deImgP01)
  • rcDcd.dll - 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
  • 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)
  • DPPLibCom.dll - DPP Libray Communicator
  • deImg137.dll - CANON deImg137 (deImg137)
  • deImg139.dll - CANON deImg139 (deImg139)
  • deImg140.dll - CANON deImg140 (deImg140)
  • deImgP02.dll - CANON deImgP02 (deImgP02)
  • deImgP03.dll - CANON deImgP03 (deImgP03)
  • deImgP04.dll - CANON deImgP04 (deImgP04)
  • ipBaseParse.dll - BaseParser (IHL Image File Parser)
  • C3SUtil.dll
  • CanonCameraContentsService.dll
  • CIOS.dll
  • CommonServiceFramework.dll
  • DeviceAbsorptionLayer.dll
  • DSF.dll
  • IEL.dll
  • IPL.dll
  • MDPAxLib.dll - MDPAxLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CameraWindowDC8.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2690D1CA-3850-4792-AE2A-C5014D239E30}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities CameraWindow DC 8 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 8, 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 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.57%
Windows 10 23.13%
Windows Vista 8.80%
Windows XP 6.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.39%
Windows 7 Professional 10.37%
Windows 10 Home 9.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.49%
  Germany 8.82%
  Canada 5.96%
  United Kingdom 4.85%
  Italy 2.28%
  Australia 2.23%
  France 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Austria 0.86%
  Sweden 0.86%
  Finland 0.80%
  Israel 0.75%
  Japan 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.08%
Dell 28.03%
Acer 14.08%
Toshiba 8.16%
ASUS 6.87%
Lenovo 2.34%
Samsung 1.90%
Medion 1.68%
Intel 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.34%
ASUS All Series 2.72%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.63%

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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