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Should I remove EPSON Copy Utility 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,181
United States Rank #4,033
Reach 0.2940%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.62 days
519.93 days >
Average installed length: 273.19 days


VersionDistribution 34.28% 40.13% 12.94% 1.55% 6.63% 3.76% 0.71%

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Other programs by SEIKO EPSON

EPSON Copy Utility 3


EPSON Copy Utility 3 is a software program developed by SEIKO EPSON. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named ecopy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 160 files and is usually about 2.78 MB (2,913,410 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 24% of users of EPSON Copy Utility 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EPSON\Creativity Suite
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{67
Estimated size: 2.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EPSON Copy Utility 3

Program executable:ecopy.exe
Name:Copy Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\epson\creativity suite\copy utility\ecopy.exe
Additional files:
  • PlugInEffNp.dll - UtilImageFile EFF(not scrambled) Plugin
  • PlugInEffParser.dll - UtilImageFile EFF (Parser) Plugin
  • EffParser.dll - EPSON Frame File Format Parser (EPSON EFF Parser)
  • ESPSUTL.dll - EPSON Scan Support Utility
  • EEventManager.exe - EEventManager Application (EEventManager MFC Application)
  • EpGRD.dll - EPSON Generic Raw Decoder (EPSON GRD module)
  • EpHiGRD.dll
  • GRDP_Cr2KissDN.dll - EPSON GRD Plugin module
  • GRDP_Crw10D.dll
  • GRDP_NefD100.dll
  • GRDP_NefD50.dll
  • GRDP_PefistDS.dll
  • HiGRDP_20D.dll
  • HiGRDP_A100.dll
  • HiGRDP_A7.dll
  • HiGRDP_CR2.dll
  • HiGRDP_Cr2KissDN.dll
  • HiGRDP_CRW.dll
  • HiGRDP_Crw10D.dll
  • HiGRDP_D80.dll
  • HiGRDP_DMCL1.dll
  • HiGRDP_E1.dll
  • HiGRDP_E300.dll
  • HiGRDP_E410.dll
  • HiGRDP_ERF.dll
  • HiGRDP_K100D.dll
  • HiGRDP_NEF.dll
  • HiGRDP_NefD100.dll
  • HiGRDP_NefD2X.dll
  • HiGRDP_NefD50.dll
  • HiGRDP_PefistD.dll
  • HiGRDP_PefistDS.dll
  • PlugInJpeg.dll - UtilImageFile JPEG Plugin
  • PlugInTiff.v3.5.5.dll - UtilImageFile TIFF Plugin
  • EProjManager.exe - EProjManager Application (EProjManager MFC Application)
  • PlugInBMP.dll - UtilImageFile BMP Plugin
  • PlugInHiRaw.dll - UtilImageFile Raw Plugin
  • PlugInPNG.dll - UtilImageFile PNG Plugin
  • PlugInRaw.dll
  • PlugInTGA.dll - UtilImageFile TGA Plugin
  • EEasyPhotoPrint.exe - EPSON Easy Photo Print
  • EPNSM.dll - EPSON Net Scan Monitor
  • AttachToEmail.exe - EPSON Attach To Email
  • PIFConverter.dll - PIF Converter Library
  • EpJpegUtil31.dll - JPEG Decoder/Encoder (JPEG Decoder/Encoder 3.15)
  • EpTiffUtil31.dll - TIFF Decoder/Encoder (TIFF Decoder/Encoder 3.16)
  • PIF_Tra.dll - EPSON PIF Translator
  • PIFD.dll - PIF DESIGNER Library
  • PKPIFLib.dll - PIF Package Library
  • ECustomPrint.dll - EPSON Custom Print
  • ECustomPrint.exe
  • EFileManager.exe - EPSON File Manager
  • EMovieCapture.exe - EPSON MovieCapture
  • PICCtrl10.dll - EPSON Copy Utility
  • PrtCom10.dll
  • PrtMgr10.dll
  • ScnCom10.dll
  • ScnEps25.dll
  • ScnMgr10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • EPPShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EPPShellEx' with a class of {509FE1AF-ADD5-49EC-BC55-7CF81FD16E78}.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • EFileManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CA292C80-2C58-48C6-A4F4-BE4839269206}' (runs on registration).
  • DspReadMe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5518FCB0-30EB-498F-94D3-009976E525E4}' (runs on registration).
  • ECOPY.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8D09378-51D9-4604-90E8-36F194E39DE2}' (runs on registration).
  • AttachToEmail.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E410F7CA-28DC-4723-A22C-207E2A10520E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • EEventManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EEventManager' which loads as C:\Program Files\EPSON\Creativity Suite\Event Manager\EEventManager.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • EFileManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\epson\Creativity Suite\File Manager\EFileManager.exe'.
  • DspReadMe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\epson\Creativity Suite\Attach To Email\DspReadMe.exe'.

How do I remove EPSON Copy Utility 3?

You can uninstall EPSON Copy Utility 3 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 EPSON Copy Utility 3, 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 EPSON Copy Utility 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.87%
Windows 10 21.49%
Windows XP 15.64%
Windows Vista 14.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.64%
Windows 10 Home 8.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.53%
  Germany 15.78%
  United Kingdom 13.99%
  France 11.52%
  Italy 9.57%
  Australia 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.68%
  Spain 2.10%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Japan 1.40%
  DZ 1.11%
  Canada 1.09%
  Sweden 1.04%
  Russia 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.88%
Acer 20.13%
Dell 18.77%
ASUS 8.26%
Medion 4.15%
American Megatrends 3.91%
Toshiba 3.88%
Intel 3.43%
Samsung 2.58%
Lenovo 1.80%
Sahara 1.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.46%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.26%


Seiko Epson Corporation commonly known as Epson, is an electronics company that manufacturers computer printers, information and imaging related equipment and manufactures inkjet, laser printers, scanners, desktop computers, business, multimedia and home theatre projectors, industrial automation equipment, point of sale docket printers and cash registers, laptops, integrated circuits, LCD components and other associated electronic components.
Publisher URL: www.epson.com


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