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Should I remove EPSON Printer Finder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,595
United States Rank #1,329
Reach 0.4236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.24 days
714.95 days >
Average installed length: 375.65 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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EPSON Printer Finder

What is EPSON Printer Finder?

EPSON Printer Finder opens the Setup page for network connected printers. With a Google Account, you can print from your Apple or Android device to your EPSON wireless product. You can also print from Chromebooks and the Google Chrome browser without drivers or cables.


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 main program executable is WCStart.exe. The setup package is about 1.76 MB (1,840,421 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Epson Software\EPSON Printer Finder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B8ECD0D3-AE08-4891-B6C7-32F96B75EB6C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EPSON Printer Finder

Program executable:WCStart.exe
Name:EPSON Printer Finder
Path:C:\Program Files\Epson Software\EPSON Printer Finder\WCStart.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WCStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4742A2D9-C8EB-47E4-8113-E6074FC9C5DA}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WCStart.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Epson Software\EPSON Printer Finder\WCStart.exe'.

How do I remove EPSON Printer Finder?

You can uninstall EPSON Printer Finder 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 Printer Finder, 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 Printer Finder.

Win 10 47%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 46.97%
Windows 7 46.40%
Windows Vista 4.48%
Windows XP 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.46%
Windows 10 Home 16.33%
Windows 8.1 13.88%
Windows 7 Professional 8.66%
Windows 10 Pro 6.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.64%
  Germany 11.39%
  United Kingdom 7.97%
  Italy 4.74%
  France 3.98%
  Australia 2.84%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Canada 1.44%
  Japan 0.86%
  Spain 0.84%
  Sweden 0.68%
  Austria 0.55%
  Norway 0.50%
  Belgium 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.13%
Dell 22.48%
Acer 17.75%
ASUS 10.13%
Toshiba 8.02%
Samsung 3.53%
Lenovo 3.51%
Medion 3.03%
Intel 0.90%
American Megatrends 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.72%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.30%
ASUS All Series 4.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
Dell XPS 8700 2.18%


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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