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Should I remove Epson Software Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,459
United States Rank #1,011
Reach 0.4699%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.20 days
300.81 days >
Average installed length: 158.05 days


4.5.1 0.78%
4.5.0 0.15%
4.4.11 0.16%
4.4.10 0.05%
4.4.9 0.15%
4.4.8 0.01%
4.4.7 0.03%
4.4.6 3.07%
4.4.5 27.06%
4.4.4 37.71%
4.4.3 6.74%
4.4.2 13.58%
4.4.1 9.87%
4.4.0 0.64%


Epson Software Updater


Epson Software Updater is a program developed by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION. The most used version is 4.4.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.69 MB (5,967,872 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of Epson Software Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\epson software\download navigator\_html
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C7AA3D65-1F84-4590-AFAA-0777A04B6687}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.69 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Epson Software Updater

  • epsdnavi.exe
  • e_prlgr7.dll - EPSON Printer Driver
  • e_upwj01.dll - E_UPWJ01
  • epsdnlmw32.exe - EPSDNLMW
  • epsdnrud.exe - EPSON Software Updater
  • epsdneul.exe - Epson EULA Navi (Epson EULA Navi for x86)
  • epsdnlmw64.exe
  • osasoi.dll - OSASOI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • e_prlgr7.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper' with a plugin key of '@protectdisc.com/NPPDLicenseHelper'.

How do I remove Epson Software Updater?

You can uninstall Epson Software Updater 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 Software Updater, 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 Software Updater.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Epson Software Updater you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 79%
Win 8.1 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.11%
Windows 7 19.39%
Windows Vista 0.87%
Windows XP 0.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 51.56%
Windows 10 Pro 18.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.88%
Windows 7 Professional 5.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.32%
Windows 8.1 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.94%
  Italy 8.24%
  Germany 5.80%
  United Kingdom 5.14%
  France 4.51%
  Netherlands 2.12%
  Spain 1.42%
  Australia 0.83%
  Singapore 0.65%
  Canada 0.57%
  Japan 0.40%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Norway 0.34%
  Switzerland 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.72%
Acer 17.09%
Dell 16.70%
ASUS 14.39%
Lenovo 7.26%
Toshiba 5.69%
Samsung 3.04%
Medion 1.87%
MSI 1.07%
Intel 0.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.90%
HP HP Notebook 5.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.27%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 3.27%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 3.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.84%


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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