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Should I remove Canon Utilities EOS Utility?

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 #1,101
United States Rank #1,301
Reach 0.6303%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.52 days
723.23 days >
Average installed length: 380.00 days


VersionDistribution 1.71% 1.18% 1.45% 0.95% 4.71% 5.37% 3.04% 0.41% 2.09% 1.51% 1.19% 2.15% 3.78% 0.89% 0.45% 26.74% 5.49% 0.19% 7.28% 10.92% 1.08% 0.49% 0.45% 0.61% 0.31% 0.45% 3.14% 0.69% 0.62% 5.85% 1.26% 0.99% 0.30% 2.18% 0.03% 0.05% 0.02%

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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.

About  (from Canon)

EOS Utility makes it easy to transfer images from the EOS 30D to your computer. You can transfer all images at once or select individual images to transfer. It integrates with Digital Photo Professional and ZoomBrowser/ImageBrowser for a fast and seamless digital workflow. EOS Utility also allows you to remotely operat...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\EOS Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\EOS Utility\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 37.72 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:
  • CCL.dll - Communication Control Library
  • 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
  • AFC_Manager.dll
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • CustomInstall.dll - Image Gateway Task (Custom module for Image Gateway Task installer/uninstaller)
  • AUAsyncUpdate.exe - Auto Update Service
  • LaunchChecker.dll
  • EULauncher.exe - EULauncher
  • EdsAFC.dll - EdsAFC
  • AUForCWDC8.dll
  • CCLForCWDC8.dll
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • ZbTaskEOSUtility.dll - ZbTaskEOSUtility Module
  • Ucs32.dll - ColorGear Lite (ColorGear Lite 32bit dll)
  • EdsCFParse.dll - EdsCFParse
  • STI_RegDS.dll - STI_RegDS
  • EDSDK.dll - EDSDK
  • MLib.dll - MLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EOS Utility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4312D9B7-A54D-4B94-9D27-963C1719C29D}' (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.

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.11%
Windows 10 23.80%
Windows Vista 7.17%
Windows XP 6.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.52%
Windows 7 Professional 11.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.56%
Windows 10 Home 7.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.77%
Windows 8.1 6.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.81%
  Germany 11.07%
  United Kingdom 6.02%
  France 4.48%
  Canada 4.18%
  Italy 3.99%
  Australia 3.16%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Spain 1.27%
  Sweden 1.20%
  Finland 1.20%
  Japan 1.05%
  Austria 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.84%
Dell 23.76%
Acer 15.17%
ASUS 9.95%
Toshiba 6.63%
Samsung 3.38%
Intel 2.83%
Lenovo 2.55%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Medion 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.12%
ASUS All Series 4.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.07%
Dell XPS 8300 2.33%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.16%

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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