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Should I remove Epson Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


VersionDistribution 15.38% 7.69% 61.54% 7.69% 7.69%

Typically installed together

Other programs by SEIKO EPSON

Epson Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX

What is Epson Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX?

Epson Print Plug-In allows users to switch easily between its interface and Photoshop. This allows them to add images to the multi-image print easily and keep temporary images for reprint even if the plug-in window is closed. For many users, this functionality is highly valuable and could significantly enhance productivity. The Epson interface splits the printing workflow into three steps; image selection, layout selection/definition and printer settings and previewing, making the printing process simple and efficient. The window of each step is modular and can be minimised to optimise space on-screen.


The most used version 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 main program executable is epprintplugin.exe. The software installer includes 17 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EPSON\Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1E7BB5E4-30B7-4237-94BB-DC5CE594D5B2}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 UNINST -removeonly
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by Epson Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX

Program executable:epprintplugin.exe
Name:Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX
Path:C:\Program Files\epson\print plug-in for silkypix\epprintplugin.exe
Additional files:
  • PlugIn10EffNp.dll - UtilImageFile EFF(not scrambled) Plugin
  • PlugIn20EffParser.dll - UtilImageFile EFF (Parser) Plugin
  • PlugIn30SILKYPIX.dll - UtilImageFile SPix Plugin
  • PlugInJpeg.dll - UtilImageFile JPEG Plugin
  • PlugInTiff.v3.7.0.dll - UtilImageFile TIFF Plugin
  • FolderTreeCtrl.dll - FolderTreeCtrl
  • ThumbnailView.dll - ThumbnailView
  • UtilImage.dll - UtilImageFile
  • UtilRawFile.dll - UtilRawFile
  • DspReadMe.exe - DspReadMe
  • EPCMM.dll - EPCMM (Color Matching DLL)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DspReadMe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1F6E9962-241E-48CA-BBD2-B3C810F1AF8D}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 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 Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX?

Quickly and completely remove Epson Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX 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 Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX 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 Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX, 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 Print Plug-In for SILKYPIX.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 8%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows 8 38.46%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 Home Insider P... 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.59% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 70.59%
  United States 29.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Sony 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
NEC 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW73JGB 8.33%
MSI MS-7522 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360jp 8.33%
Dell XPS 8500 8.33%
Sony VGC-JS91S 8.33%


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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