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ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver


ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver is a program developed by ELAN Microelectronic. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 5.16 MB (5,408,070 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 80% of users of ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elanfp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ElanFP\EFDUninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver

  • ELANFPService.exe - ELAN FingerPrinter (Elan Service)
  • EFDUninst.dll - ELAN SmartID-Pad (EFD Ware Uninstall Application)
  • EFDUninst.exe - EFD Ware Un_inst Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ELANFPService.exe runs as a service named 'ELAN FP Service' (ELANFPService).

How do I remove ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver?

You can uninstall ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver 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 ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver, 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 ELAN SPI FingerPrint Driver.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.57%
  France 5.38%
  Italy 2.69%
  Netherlands 2.15%
  Sweden 2.15%
  Singapore 2.15%
  Canada 1.08%
  Switzerland 1.08%
  Germany 1.08%
  Japan 1.08%
  Austria 0.54%
  Finland 0.54%
  United Kingdom 0.54%

About ELAN Microelectronic

ELAN Microelectronics Corporation is an IC designer and provider of microcontrollers and PC Peripheral ICs.
Publisher URL: www.emc.com.tw


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