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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,652
United States Rank #4,808
Reach 0.1125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.54 days
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Average installed length: 426.83 days


VersionDistribution 99.82% 0.05% 0.14%

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Canon Utilities WFT Utility

What is Canon Utilities WFT Utility?  (from Canon)

EOS Utility Mode allows you to wirelessly control your camera through Canon’s EOS Utility software interface, which provides Live View functionality, movie mode, and the ability to wirelessly transfer images from a single camera to a single remote computer. An infrastructure setup allows you to access any available wir...  Read more


Canon Utilities WFT Utility is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named wft-e5utility.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 5.76 MB (6,037,430 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 43% of users of Canon Utilities WFT Utility 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\WFT Utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Canon\UIW\\Uninst.exe" "C:\Program Files\Canon\WFT Utility\Uninst.ini"
Estimated size: 5.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Canon Utilities WFT Utility

Program executable:wft-e5utility.exe
Name:WFT-E5A/E5B/E5C/E5D Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\wft utility\wft-e5utility.exe
Additional files:
  • WFT-E2IIUtility.exe - WFT-E2IIA/E2IIB/E2IIC/E2IID Utility
  • WFT-E4IIUtility.exe - WFT-E4IIA/E4IIB/E4IIC/E4IID 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 Utility?

You can uninstall Canon Utilities WFT 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 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 Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.04%
Windows 10 20.21%
Windows Vista 8.03%
Windows XP 5.68%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.37%
Windows 7 Professional 11.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.24%
Windows 10 Home 6.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.10%
  Germany 8.88%
  United Kingdom 6.68%
  France 4.51%
  Canada 4.44%
  Italy 3.91%
  Australia 3.41%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Sweden 1.48%
  Spain 1.44%
  Finland 1.21%
  Norway 1.06%
  Japan 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.07%
Dell 24.64%
Acer 12.62%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 7.73%
Intel 2.66%
Samsung 1.97%
Lenovo 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Medion 1.03%
Sony 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.43%
Dell XPS 8300 3.82%
ASUS All Series 3.41%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.01%

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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