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Should I remove Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,542
United States Rank #7,397
Reach 0.1160%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.94 days
470.35 days >
Average installed length: 247.13 days

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Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program

What is Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program?

This is the survey program (optional) that is included with various Canon PIXMA inkject printers.


Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program is a program developed by Canon. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 898.6 KB (920,165 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 24% of users of Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\canon\ijplm
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Canon\IJPLM\SETUP.EXE -R
Estimated size: 898.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program

  • IJPLMLIB.DLL - IJPLMLIB (Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Servey Program Library)
  • ijplmcom.dll - PIXMA Extended Survey Program (PIXMA Extended Survey Program Communication Module)
  • ijplmui.exe - IJPLMUI (Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Servey Program)
  • setup.exe - IJPLMINST (Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Servey Program Installer)
  • ijplmsvc.exe - IJPLMSVC (Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Servey Program Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ijplmsvc.exe runs as a service named 'IJPLMSVC' (IJPLMSVC) "Collects log data from the IJ printer and manages data transmission.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001067621%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009829%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000848%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,923
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:98 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program?

You can uninstall Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program 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 Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program, 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 Inkjet Printer/Scanner Extended Survey Program.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.56%
Windows 10 26.10%
Windows Vista 12.64%
Windows XP 7.65%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.49%
Windows 7 Professional 9.35%
Windows 10 Home 8.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.78%
  Germany 22.69%
  Italy 4.59%
  United Kingdom 4.19%
  Netherlands 4.07%
  France 3.83%
  Australia 3.35%
  Canada 2.82%
  Austria 1.98%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Sweden 1.53%
  Indonesia 1.49%
  Czech Republic 1.45%
  Brazil 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.14%
Acer 19.49%
Dell 18.03%
ASUS 8.89%
Medion 8.08%
Toshiba 5.55%
Intel 3.83%
Lenovo 3.10%
American Megatrends 1.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.59%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.79%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.39%


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