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Should I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,726
United States Rank #2,216
Reach 0.2228%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.19 days
772.59 days >
Average installed length: 405.94 days


VersionDistribution 24.64% 75.36%

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Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher

What is Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher?  (from Canon)

IXUS and PowerShot supporting wireless LAN can now transfer images to iPhone / iPod touch / iPad wirelessly. By downloading "Canon CameraWindow" (for iPhone / iPad) [Free of charge*] from the App Store, you can easily save images shot with IXUS / PowerShot to iPhone / iPod touch / iPad. Also it is possible to directly ...  Read more


Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher 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 cameralauncher.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,557,136 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 58% of users of Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher 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\CameraWindowLauncher
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\CameraWindow\CameraWindowLauncher\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher

Program executable:cameralauncher.exe
Name:Canon Utilities CameraWindow
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\camerawindow\camerawindowlauncher\cameralauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • CALIB.dll - Canon Camera Access Library (CAL Client Library)
  • STIReg_DVC.dll - Canon Utilities STIReg_DVC (STIReg_DVC)
  • comndlg.dll - Canon Digital Camera (Canon Digital Camera User Interface)
  • CustomInstall.dll - CameraWindow (Custom module for CameraWindow installer/uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CameraLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8A6EBEB-12E5-4EAB-BA4B-9CAE9953EFF4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities CameraWindow Launcher 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 Launcher, 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 Launcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.69%
Windows 10 12.30%
Windows Vista 11.14%
Windows XP 7.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.37%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.59%
Windows 10 Home 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.79%
  Germany 7.64%
  Canada 6.16%
  United Kingdom 4.37%
  France 2.35%
  Australia 2.33%
  Italy 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Austria 0.89%
  Spain 0.82%
  Israel 0.70%
  Iran 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.07%
Dell 28.88%
Acer 14.23%
Toshiba 9.45%
ASUS 5.05%
Intel 1.68%
Lenovo 1.45%
American Megatrends 1.22%
Samsung 1.07%
Medion 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.02%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.85%
Dell XPS 8300 2.49%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.22%

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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