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Should I remove Canon Utilities My Printer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #855
United States Rank #1,000
Reach 0.8004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.79 days
613.32 days >
Average installed length: 322.25 days

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Canon Utilities My Printer

What is Canon Utilities My Printer?  (from Canon)

Canon My Printer is a useful program to help you operate your Cannon printer easily, can change the settings such as the paper source settings and provides you with information on how to solve problems such as ink smudging. With Canon My Printer youll be able to diagnose and repair your printer, change its settings as...  Read more


Canon Utilities My Printer is a software program developed by Canon. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is bjmyprt.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.82 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 4.95 MB (5,186,068 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Canon Utilities My Printer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\canon\myprinter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\uninst.exe uninst.ini
Estimated size: 4.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities My Printer

Program executable:bjmyprt.exe
Name:Canon My Printer
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\myprinter\bjmyprt.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Canon My Printer which is installed with various Canon printers, allows you to change printer settings including the paper source settings and provides information on how to solve number of known problems. The software also provides access...
Additional files:
  • CNMPU.DLL - Canon Inkjet Printer Driver for Microsoft Windows (Inkjet Port Utility module)
  • uninst.exe - Canon IJ Utility Uninstaller (UNINST)
  • BJMYDGN.EXE - Canon My Printer
  • LOGINFO2.EXE - Canon MyPrinter
  • uinstrsc.dll - Canon UINSTRSC (UINSTRSC)
  • MUI.dll - MUI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{3E24C3CA-079C-4F88-93E2-AFE63EB28BA2}' (runs on registration).
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A19ED618-DD00-4089-B4F9-90D3D368CF6D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CanonMyPrinter.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CanonMyPrinter' which loads as C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe /logon.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BJMYPRT.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Canon\MyPrinter\BJMyPrt.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000414583%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002664%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001482%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:387
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Canon Utilities My Printer?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities My Printer 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 My Printer, 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 My Printer.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.67%
Windows 10 19.45%
Windows Vista 10.83%
Windows XP 8.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.90%
Windows 7 Professional 8.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.94%
Windows 10 Home 6.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.62%
  Germany 11.17%
  United Kingdom 4.58%
  France 3.94%
  Australia 3.25%
  Canada 2.96%
  Indonesia 2.86%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Italy 2.49%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Philippines 1.16%
  Austria 1.13%
  Malaysia 1.04%
  Sweden 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.06%
Dell 22.70%
Acer 19.48%
Toshiba 8.82%
ASUS 7.85%
Lenovo 2.39%
Medion 2.00%
Intel 1.65%
American Megatrends 1.59%
Samsung 1.53%
Sahara 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.95%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.71%
ASUS All Series 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.34%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.17%

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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