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Should I remove Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,068
United States Rank #8,704
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.97 days
788.83 days >
Average installed length: 414.47 days


VersionDistribution 13.83% 33.11% 2.26% 2.60% 11.48% 1.76% 2.93% 22.55% 8.63% 0.84%

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Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools

What is Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools?

The Original Data Security tool, is a software application to verify and decrypted encrypted images taken with compatible EOS cameras. Images can be verified with the Original Data Security tool to confirm if they have been tampered or manipulated.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is odsadministrator.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 6.38 MB (6,692,328 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Original Data Security Tools
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\Original Data Security Tools\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 6.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools

Program executable:odsadministrator.exe
Name:Original Data Security Administrator
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\original data security tools\odsadministrator.exe
Additional files:
  • ODSUtility.exe - Original Data Security Utility
  • CustomInstall.dll - Original Data Security Tools (Custom module for Original Data Security Tools installer/uninstaller)
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • crypto.dll - C-SELECT (crypto)

How do I remove Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities Original Data Security Tools 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 Original Data Security Tools, 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 Original Data Security Tools.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.74%
Windows Vista 30.26%
Windows XP 24.56%
Windows 10 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.94%
Windows 7 Professional 8.23%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.51%
  Germany 12.96%
  United Kingdom 6.55%
  France 4.93%
  Italy 4.57%
  Australia 4.27%
  Canada 3.46%
  Netherlands 2.28%
  Israel 2.06%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Spain 1.55%
  Taiwan 1.40%
  Finland 1.10%
  Austria 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.56%
Hewlett-Packard 21.73%
Acer 11.08%
Toshiba 10.23%
Intel 7.10%
Medion 5.97%
American Megatrends 2.98%
Sahara 2.27%
Samsung 1.85%
Packard Bell 0.85%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.97%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.51%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.92%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.63%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.34%

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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