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Should I remove EPSON File Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,594
United States Rank #5,729
Reach 0.4236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.73 days
581.99 days >
Average installed length: 305.79 days


VersionDistribution 19.78% 14.97% 1.04% 42.21% 0.02% 0.06% 0.11% 21.30% 0.02% 0.46% 0.02%

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EPSON File Manager

What is EPSON File Manager?  (from EPSON)

When you scan with the EPSON Creativity Suite, you first scan and save the image file using EPSON File Manager. Then you use the other project options in the EPSON File Manager window to modify, print, attach, or import your image files. Select Start %3E Programs or All Programs %3E EPSON Creativity Suite %3E EPSON Fil...  Read more


EPSON File Manager is a software program developed by EPSON. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The primary executable is named efilemanager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 11.31 MB (11,861,218 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 18% of users of EPSON File Manager come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EPSON\Creativity Suite\File Manager
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E8
Estimated size: 11.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EPSON File Manager

Program executable:efilemanager.exe
Name:EPSON File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\epson\creativity suite\file manager\efilemanager.exe
Additional files:
  • ThumbnailExplorer.dll (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - ThumbnailExplorer
  • FolderTreeCtrl.dll (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - FolderTreeCtrl
  • ThumbnailView.dll - ThumbnailView
  • DspReadMe.exe - DspReadMe
  • SlideShow.dll - SlideShow
  • FCC.dll - FCC
  • PFODLL.dll - PFO
  • eppqcom.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 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).
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 File Manager?

You can uninstall EPSON File Manager 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 File Manager, 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 File Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.11%
Windows 10 19.36%
Windows XP 14.83%
Windows Vista 14.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.54%
Windows 7 Professional 8.56%
Windows 10 Home 7.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 17.82%
  United Kingdom 17.24%
  Italy 12.26%
  France 12.21%
  United States 10.38%
  Spain 3.17%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Australia 2.65%
  Belgium 2.01%
  DZ 1.43%
  Japan 1.43%
  Sweden 1.03%
  Portugal 0.84%
  Russia 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.23%
Hewlett-Packard 22.18%
Dell 16.03%
ASUS 8.84%
American Megatrends 3.94%
Toshiba 3.94%
Medion 3.54%
Samsung 3.18%
Intel 2.95%
Lenovo 1.93%
Sahara 1.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.49%
ASUS All Series 4.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.71%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.21%


Epson Corporation is an electronics company and one of the largest manufacturers of computer printers, information and imaging related equipment and manufactures inkjet, dot matrix and laser printers, scanners, desktop computers, business, multimedia and home theatre projectors, point of sale docket printers and cash registers, laptops and other associated electronic components.
Publisher URL: www.epson.com


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