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Should I remove Color Network ScanGear Ver.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #13,263
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 329.22 days


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Color Network ScanGear Ver.2.71

What is Color Network ScanGear Ver.?

Color Network ScanGear is a 32-bit TWAIN-compliant scanner driver that enables computers on a network to use a Canon iR series color digital copier as a scanner.


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 main program executable is SgTool.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 13.93 MB (14,607,662 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.canon-europe.com/software/0028751.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\Color Network ScanGear\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4E5CA273-5771-450A-AFDD-C58DAD9205DC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Color Network ScanGear Ver.2.71

Program executable:SgTool.exe
Name:Color Network ScanGear
Path:C:\Program Files\Canon\Color Network ScanGear\SgTool.exe
Additional files:
  • SGTCL.dll - Color Network ScanGear (SGTCL Module)
  • SgTool.exe - SGTOOL
  • GPrdd.dll - IR-SDK (GPrdd)
  • nitcore.dll - nitcore
  • EnoJBIG.dll
  • EnoJPEG.dll
  • lfbmp11n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP11n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfdxf11N.dll
  • lffax11n.dll
  • lfjbg11n.dll
  • lflmb11n.dll
  • lfpcx11n.dll
  • lftif11n.dll
  • LTDIS11n.dll
  • ltfil11n.DLL
  • ltimg11n.dll
  • ltkrn11n.dll
  • Lvkrn11n.dll
  • sgcpcacodec.dll - Communication Protocol Stack

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SgTool.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Canon\Color Network ScanGear\SgTool.exe'.

How do I remove Color Network ScanGear Ver.?

Quickly and completely remove Color Network ScanGear Ver.2.71 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Color Network ScanGear Ver. 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Color Network ScanGear Ver.2.71, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Color Network ScanGear Ver..

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.92%
Windows 8 22.25%
Windows XP 11.02%
Windows Vista 3.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.32%
Windows 8 Pro 4.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.04%
  India 10.65%
  Japan 4.94%
  Italy 4.18%
  Germany 3.23%
  France 2.47%
  Saudi Arabia 2.47%
  Croatia 2.28%
  United Kingdom 2.28%
  Canada 2.09%
  Australia 1.52%
  Spain 1.52%
  United Arab Emirates 1.52%
  IQ 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.49%
Hewlett-Packard 26.26%
Acer 8.27%
ASUS 6.12%
Intel 3.96%
Lenovo 3.60%
Toshiba 2.16%
Samsung 1.80%
American Megatrends 1.08%
NEC 1.08%
Apple 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.53%
HP 500B Microtower 2.35%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 1.76%
Dell OptiPlex 790 1.76%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 1.76%

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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