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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,249
United States Rank #15,135
Reach 0.0107%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.71 days
551.98 days >
Average installed length: 290.02 days


4.11.04 0.48%
4.11.03 3.81%
4.11.02 17.14%
4.10.01 13.33%
4.10.00 6.19%
3.19.11 3.81%
3.17.11 8.57%
3.16.10 0.48%
3.16.9 46.19%

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Kyocera Scanner File Utility

What is Kyocera Scanner File Utility?  (from Kyocera)

This is Kyocera's Utility to save scanned images in to a PC/AT compatible PC, it runs on Windows 9x/ME/NT4/2000/XP. This version can be installed in two different modes, either as a stand alone application or as a service that will run when the user is logged off or the coputer is locked.It requires a Pentium 133MHz (1...  Read more


Kyocera Scanner File Utility is a software program developed by Kyocera. The most common release is 3.16.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 4.12 MB (4,324,139 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 62% of users of Kyocera Scanner File Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kyoceramita.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kyocera\FileUtility
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{61C79AE1-5403-4687-AC68-28BFA5EF3895}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.12 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Kyocera Scanner File Utility

  • NsFldExt.dll - Kyocera Mita PDF Keyword Embedder (NsFldExt)
  • NsFaxRcvExt.dll - Kyocera Mita NsFaxRcvExt (NsFaxRcvExt)
  • NsFaxRcvLC.dll
  • nsSvcCtrl.dll - Kyocera Mita nsSvcCtrl (nsSvcCtrl)
  • PdfAtWait.exe - Kyocera Mita PdfAtWait (PdfAtWait)
  • NsCatCom.exe - Scanner File Utility (NsCatCom)
  • NsCatConf.exe
  • PF_SFU.exe - Kyocera Mita PF_SFU (PF_SFU)
  • SFUSVC.exe - SFUSVC Module
  • PF_SMTP.exe - PF_SMTP
  • LCCatConf.dll - NsCatConf
  • HgTiff2Pdf.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NsCatCom.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Scanner File Utility.lnk_FolderCommonAppdata.
  • SFUSVC.exe runs as a service named 'SFUSVC' (SFUSVC) "Provides network transport for Kyocera Mita network scanner.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NsCatCom.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kyocera\FileUtility\NsCatCom.exe'.

How do I remove Kyocera Scanner File Utility?

You can uninstall Kyocera Scanner File Utility 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 Kyocera Scanner File Utility, 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 Kyocera Scanner File Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.86%
Windows 10 23.81%
Windows XP 15.24%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows Server 2003 1.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.83%
Windows 10 Home 6.70%
Windows 8.1 5.26%
Windows 10 Pro 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.57%
  Italy 13.88%
  Israel 2.85%
  South Africa 2.49%
  Taiwan 2.14%
  Germany 1.78%
  United Kingdom 1.78%
  Korea 1.42%
  Japan 1.42%
  Canada 1.42%
  France 1.07%
  Ireland 1.07%
  Australia 0.71%
  India 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.59%
Hewlett-Packard 25.56%
ASUS 10.53%
Acer 9.77%
Intel 7.52%
Samsung 3.01%
Lenovo 2.26%
American Megatrends 1.50%
Sony 0.75%
Toshiba 0.75%
MSI 0.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.68%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.68%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.79%
Dell Latitude E6520 1.79%
HP Pro3500 Series 1.79%

Publisher URL: global.kyocera.com


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