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Should I remove Canon Utilities EOS Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,431
United States Rank #3,601
Reach 0.1194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.27 days
715.94 days >
Average installed length: 376.17 days


VersionDistribution 0.59% 0.17% 3.19% 3.99% 1.40% 29.27% 22.51% 31.14% 6.75% 0.38% 0.59%

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Canon Utilities EOS Utility

What is Canon Utilities EOS Utility?

This software allows you to connect your computer and camera in order to download images (still images/movies) shot with the camera to the computer, set the various settings on the camera, and remotely shoot photos by operating the computer. Also, with the EOS REBEL T3i / EOS 600D / EOS REBEL T4i / EOS 650D / EOS 6D , background music like the EOS Sample Music cannot be copied to a card. *Five original background music tracks provided by Canon. Use EOS Utility to copy the background music tracks to the card, and you can play the background music during playback of video snapshot albums, movies, and slide shows with the camera.


The most common release 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 primary executable is named eos utility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 11.55 MB (12,107,634 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\EOS Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File comuni\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\EOS Utility\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 11.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities EOS Utility

Program executable:eos utility.exe
Name:EOS Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\eos utility\eos utility.exe
Additional files:
  • deImgT10.dll - Canon Camera Support Library (Canon Digital Camera Developing Library)
  • deImgT2X.dll
  • DeImgT31.dll
  • deImgT32.dll
  • deImgT40.dll
  • deImgT41.dll
  • deImgT50.dll
  • deImgT60.dll
  • deImgT70.dll
  • deImgT71.dll
  • deImgT72.dll
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • CustomInstall.dll - Image Gateway Task (Custom module for Image Gateway Task installer/uninstaller)
  • EULauncher.exe - EULauncher
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • ZbTaskEOSUtility.dll - ZbTaskEOSUtility Module
  • EDSDK.dll
  • Ucs32.dll - ColorGear Lite (ColorGear Lite 32bit dll)
  • EdsCFParse.dll - EdsCFParse
  • ResCW.dll - ResCW

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EOS Utility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6F4A219-8515-413C-AB3D-8568AAC32CB2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities EOS Utility?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities EOS Utility 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 EOS Utility, 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 EOS Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.72%
Windows XP 28.45%
Windows Vista 14.99%
Windows 10 13.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.51%
Windows 7 Professional 7.25%
Windows 10 Home 6.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.80%
  Germany 6.98%
  Canada 6.35%
  United Kingdom 5.23%
  France 3.18%
  Italy 2.75%
  Australia 2.38%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Belgium 1.26%
  Israel 1.06%
  Spain 0.89%
  Sweden 0.63%
  Austria 0.63%
  Japan 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.96%
Hewlett-Packard 24.24%
Acer 10.89%
Intel 6.11%
Toshiba 5.22%
American Megatrends 5.00%
ASUS 3.06%
Sahara 2.46%
Medion 1.12%
Samsung 0.89%
Lenovo 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.37%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.17%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.58%
Dell Dimension E521 2.18%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.98%

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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