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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 28.45% 71.55%

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Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 Utility

What is Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 Utility?

Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 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 most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is WFT-E4Utility.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 4.5 MB (4,723,318 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: 4.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 Utility

  • WFT-E2IIUtility.exe - WFT-E2IIA/E2IIB/E2IIC/E2IID Utility
  • WFT-E4IIUtility.exe - WFT-E4IIA/E4IIB/E4IIC/E4IID Utility
  • WFT-E5Utility.exe - WFT-E5A/E5B/E5C/E5D Utility
  • EdsImage.dll - Canon Digital Camera (EdsImage)
  • WFT-E1Utility.exe - Canon WFT-E1 Utility
  • WFT-E2Utility.exe - WFT-E2 Utility
  • WFT-E3Utility.exe - WFT-E3 Utility
  • WFT-E4Utility.exe - WFT-E4 Utility
  • EDSDK.dll - EDSDK

How do I remove Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 Utility?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities WFT-E1/E2/E3/E4/E5 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/E5 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/E5 Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.09%
Windows 10 21.55%
Windows Vista 10.78%
Windows XP 2.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.66%
Windows 7 Professional 9.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.30%
Windows 10 Home 7.42%
Windows 8.1 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.26%
  Germany 10.23%
  United Kingdom 8.71%
  France 6.44%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  Italy 2.65%
  Canada 2.27%
  Australia 1.89%
  Belgium 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Ireland 1.52%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  Czech Republic 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.55%
Hewlett-Packard 23.36%
Acer 14.60%
ASUS 10.22%
Samsung 4.38%
Intel 3.65%
Toshiba 3.65%
Medion 2.92%
Sony 1.46%
American Megatrends 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.48%
Acer Aspire 8730 1.65%
ASUS All Series 1.65%

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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