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Should I remove Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #10,898
Reach 0.0270%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 249.87 days
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Average installed length: 368.61 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility

What is Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility?

Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility is the software driver for the Canon printer. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Canon support website.


The main program executable is WFT-E4Utility.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.45 MB (3,621,219 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\WFT Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\WFT Utility\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 3.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility

Program executable:WFT-E4Utility.exe
Name:WFT-E4 Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Canon\WFT Utility\WFT-E4Utility.exe
Additional files:
  • WFT-E1Utility.exe - Canon WFT-E1/E1A Utility
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • WFT-E2Utility.exe - WFT-E2 Utility
  • WFT-E3Utility.exe - WFT-E3 Utility
  • WFT-E4Utility.exe - WFT-E4 Utility
  • EDSDK.dll - EDSDK
  • Setup.dll - Universal Installer (Core installation module for Universal Installer)
  • Uninst.exe - Uninstaller core UI module for Universal Installer
  • UninstRsc.dll - Uninstaller resource file for Universal Installer

How do I remove Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 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 WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 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 WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4 Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.04%
Windows 10 16.32%
Windows Vista 13.51%
Windows XP 6.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.93%
Windows 7 Professional 14.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.63%
Windows 10 Home 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.01%
  Germany 9.82%
  France 4.75%
  United Kingdom 4.75%
  Canada 3.53%
  Italy 3.22%
  Netherlands 2.45%
  Australia 2.15%
  Taiwan 1.84%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Finland 1.53%
  Japan 1.53%
  Sweden 1.07%
  Israel 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.08%
Hewlett-Packard 25.35%
Acer 13.89%
Toshiba 6.25%
ASUS 5.56%
Samsung 4.17%
Intel 3.82%
Medion 3.13%
Sahara 1.39%
NEC 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.78%
ASUS All Series 4.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.05%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.73%

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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