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VersionDistribution 15.38% 15.38% 61.54% 7.69%

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Epson Print Plug-In for ViewNX

What is Epson Print Plug-In for ViewNX?  (from SEIKO EPSON)

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 producti...  Read more


Epson Print Plug-In for ViewNX is a software program developed by SEIKO 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 epprintplugin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 61% of users of Epson Print Plug-In for ViewNX come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EPSON\Print Plug-In for ViewNX
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{98344F9B-F5E6-4D89-8AAF-4DB4FA4F9971}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 UNINST -removeonly
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by Epson Print Plug-In for ViewNX

Program executable:epprintplugin.exe
Name:Print Plug-In for ViewNX
Path:C:\Program Files\epson\print plug-in for viewnx\epprintplugin.exe
Additional files:
  • PlugInEffNp.dll - UtilImageFile EFF(not scrambled) Plugin
  • PlugInEffParser.dll - UtilImageFile EFF (Parser) Plugin
  • PlugInJpeg.dll - UtilImageFile JPEG Plugin
  • PlugInTiff.v3.7.0.dll - UtilImageFile TIFF Plugin
  • PlugInBMP.dll - UtilImageFile BMP Plugin
  • PlugInTGA.dll - UtilImageFile TGA 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 ViewNX?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 30.77%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 Home Insider P... 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.11% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 61.11%
  United States 27.78%
  Belgium 5.56%
  France 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 22.22%
Sony 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Common models
Sony VGC-JS91S 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 1545 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1190jp 10.00%
NEC PC-LL850RSW-J 10.00%
TOSHIBA dynabook VX1/W15L... 10.00%
NEC PC-LM750ES6R 10.00%


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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