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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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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,539
United States Rank #13,353
Reach 0.0289%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.07 days
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Average installed length: 249.03 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.?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Color Network ScanGear Ver..

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.28%
Windows 10 26.01%
Windows XP 10.54%
Windows Vista 2.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.30%
Windows 10 Home 4.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.06%
  India 9.29%
  Italy 6.66%
  Japan 3.87%
  Germany 2.63%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%
  France 2.01%
  Croatia 2.01%
  Canada 1.86%
  Australia 1.39%
  IQ 1.39%
  Malaysia 1.39%
  Spain 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.70%
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Acer 9.70%
ASUS 5.45%
Intel 3.64%
Lenovo 2.73%
Toshiba 1.82%
Samsung 1.52%
American Megatrends 1.21%
NEC 0.91%
Alienware 0.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.16%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 2.11%
HP 500B Microtower 2.11%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro SFF PC 2.11%
HP Pro 3500 Series 2.11%

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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