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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 #1,603
United States Rank #7,539
Reach 0.4990%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.46 days
544.67 days >
Average installed length: 286.18 days


VersionDistribution 20.36% 14.92% 1.17% 41.53% 0.03% 0.06% 0.13% 21.36% 0.03% 0.39% 0.03%

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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 XP. While about 19% of users of EPSON File Manager come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Germany and France.

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 '{8B3C9542-2F51-4492-B332-15933EC07653}' (runs on registration).
  • DspReadMe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1F6E9962-241E-48CA-BBD2-B3C810F1AF8D}' (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?

Quickly and completely remove EPSON File Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 51%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.38%
Windows XP 16.30%
Windows Vista 15.88%
Windows 8 13.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.07%
Windows 7 Professional 8.84%
Windows 8.1 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.08% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 19.08%
  Germany 19.01%
  France 11.62%
  Italy 10.57%
  United States 6.14%
  Spain 3.26%
  Australia 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.77%
  Belgium 2.31%
  Japan 1.71%
  DZ 1.65%
  Sweden 1.11%
  Portugal 0.99%
  Hungary 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.18%
Hewlett-Packard 21.27%
Dell 16.97%
ASUS 7.33%
American Megatrends 4.58%
Toshiba 4.19%
Medion 3.65%
Intel 3.17%
Samsung 3.14%
Sahara 2.09%
Lenovo 1.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.53%
ASUS All Series 3.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.52%


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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