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Should I remove Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,247
United States Rank #1,235
Reach 0.5547%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.73 days
611.47 days >
Average installed length: 321.28 days


VersionDistribution 17.06% 7.24% 11.37% 22.48% 6.96% 13.99% 2.22% 4.13% 6.02% 1.35% 4.25% 1.94% 0.28% 0.42% 0.18% 0.09%

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Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX

What is Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX?

This software is recommended for users who mainly shoot JPEG images. You can easily view/edit/organize/sort/print JPEG images. You can also play/edit MOV movies and extract still images from movies.

About  (from Canon)

ImageBrowser EX is a new image management software program for Canon's digital cameras and digital camcorders. This software makes managing and searching for images shot with cameras and camcorders very easy. Please utilize the software for editing, printing and sharing images. ImageBrowser EX can be installed simultan...  Read more


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 imagebrowserex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 94 files and is usually about 57.01 MB (59,776,128 bytes). The installed file AUAsyncUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\ImageBrowser EX
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_Inc_IC\UniversalInstaller\Uninstall\UnInstaller\UniversalUnInstaller.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon_In
Estimated size: 57.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX

Program executable:imagebrowserex.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\imagebrowser ex\imagebrowserex.exe
Additional files:
  • canonIHL.dll - Canon Digital Camera Image Handling Library
  • ipBaseParse.dll - IHL Image File Parser
  • ipCodec.dll - IHL Image Codec
  • ipMWGPolicy.dll - IHL MWG Metadata Handling Policy
  • ipParse.dll - IHL Image Property Handler
  • ipProp.dll - IHL Property String Formatter
  • deImgP01.dll - Canon Digital Camera Support Library (deImgP01)
  • rdParse.dll - Canon Digital Camera file parsing library
  • CWMarkFile.dll - Canon Utilities CWMarkFile
  • AFC_Manager.dll
  • ipDCPolicy.dll - Image Hadling Library DC (IHL DC Metadata Handling Policy 32bit)
  • ipDCProp.dll - IHL DC Property String Fromat Policy (EN)
  • ipDVPolicy.dll - Image Hadling Library DV (IHL DV Metadata Handling Policy)
  • ipDVProp.dll - IHL DV Property String Fromat Policy (EN)
  • DPPLibCom.dll - DPP Libray Communicator
  • IBXTaskMovieEdit.dll - IBXTaskMovieEdit Module (Canon Utilities MovieEdit Task)
  • CanonMovieMultiplexer.dll - CanonMovieMultiplexer (CanonMovieMultiplexer DLL)
  • comndlg.dll - Canon Digital Camera (Canon Digital Camera User Interface)
  • MCU.exe - Memory Card Uitility
  • CanonMovieBinder.dll - Canon Movie Binder (Canon Movie Binder DLL)
  • AUAsyncUpdate.exe - Auto Update Service
  • LaunchChecker.dll
  • CanonMovieEditor.dll - CanonMovieEditor (CanonMovieEditor DLL)
  • CanonMovJoiner.dll - CanonMovJoiner (CanonMovJoiner DLL)
  • 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)
  • IMALUtil.dll
  • ipCommonPolicy.dll - CommonPolicy (IHL Common Metadata Handling Policy)
  • Caravan.dll
  • ipCommonProp.dll - CommonProp (IHL Property String Format Policy (Common))
  • FaceIDLib.dll - FaceIDLib
  • ipDSPolicy.dll - DS Policy (IHL DS Metadata Handling Policy)
  • eXciter3.dll - eXciter3 (eXciter3 DLL)
  • IB.dll - Canon IB (IB)
  • IMAL.dll
  • ipDSProp.dll - DSProp (IHL Property String Format Policy (DS))
  • ASFforUF.dll
  • IHLWrap.dll
  • canonIHLVersion.dll
  • ipCanonIHL.dll - ipCanon Image Handling Library
  • Interop.MDPLib.1.1.dll
  • Interop.MDPLib.dll
  • IBXTaskMovieFrame.dll - IBXTaskMovieFrame Module
  • AutoAdjustmentTask.exe - ImageBrowser EX (IBX Module)
  • ColorBrightnessAdjustmentTask.exe
  • IndexPrintTask.exe
  • InsertTextTask.exe
  • CW2ZB.dll - CW2ZB Module
  • IBX_DBCleaner.exe - WinDBCleaner
  • DCDebug.dll - DCDebug
  • DCError.dll - DCError
  • AxInterop.MDPLib.dll
  • EnoJPEG4.dll
  • IB_AutoAdjustmentWrapper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ImageBrowserEX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8CA3F20-5C74-4C19-A07C-71C85D0ACF3A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • ColorBrightnessAdjustmentTask.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '"C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\ImageBrowser EX\ColorBrightnessAdjustmentTask.exe"' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Canon\ImageBrowser EX\ColorBrightnessAdjustmentTask.exe" /regserver.

How do I remove Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities ImageBrowser EX 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 ImageBrowser EX, 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 ImageBrowser EX.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.53%
Windows 10 36.99%
Windows Vista 4.96%
Windows XP 3.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.07%
Windows 10 Home 12.06%
Windows 7 Professional 10.88%
Windows 8.1 10.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.98%
  Germany 10.31%
  United Kingdom 6.05%
  Canada 5.37%
  Italy 3.73%
  France 2.75%
  Australia 2.27%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Sweden 1.10%
  Austria 1.03%
  Finland 1.00%
  Japan 0.93%
  Spain 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.46%
Dell 24.24%
Acer 15.07%
ASUS 9.89%
Toshiba 7.38%
Samsung 3.59%
Lenovo 3.35%
Medion 2.62%
Intel 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.80%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.76%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.83%
Dell XPS 8500 2.75%

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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Fedupwithpopupsover a year ago
How do I get the logo off of my screen? It hangs around forever.