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Should I remove Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,342
United States Rank #4,589
Reach 0.1224%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.93 days
263.49 days >
Average installed length: 138.44 days


VersionDistribution 33.32% 28.80% 5.72% 32.16%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Canon

Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2


Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2 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 eos utility 2.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 55.74 MB (58,444,003 bytes). AUAsyncUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\EOS Utility\EU2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_Inc_IC\UniversalInstaller\Uninstall\UnInstaller\UniversalUnInstaller.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_In
Estimated size: 55.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2

Program executable:eos utility 2.exe
Name:EOS Utility 2
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\eos utility\eu2\eos utility 2.exe
Additional files:
  • CCL.dll - Communication Control Library
  • AFC_Manager.dll
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • AUAsyncUpdate.exe - Auto Update Service
  • LaunchChecker.dll
  • EdsAFC.dll - EdsAFC
  • AUForCWDC8.dll
  • CCLForCWDC8.dll
  • ZbTaskEOSUtility.dll - ZbTaskEOSUtility Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EOS Utility 2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A1AEAF4F-2293-430A-9D22-C8108332E265}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities EOS Utility 2 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 2, 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 2.

Win 10 64%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.27%
Windows 7 32.71%
Windows Vista 1.74%
Windows XP 1.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.00%
Windows 10 Pro 14.21%
Windows 8.1 11.59%
Windows 7 Professional 8.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.80%
  Germany 11.99%
  Italy 7.67%
  United Kingdom 6.91%
  France 4.80%
  Netherlands 3.07%
  Canada 3.04%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Australia 1.49%
  Spain 1.45%
  Finland 1.24%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Austria 0.97%
  Norway 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.28%
Dell 19.50%
Acer 14.38%
ASUS 12.90%
Toshiba 6.00%
Lenovo 5.78%
Samsung 3.11%
Medion 2.22%
MSI 1.78%
Intel 1.19%
Alienware 0.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.35%
Dell XPS 8700 3.35%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.16%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.97%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.04%

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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