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Should I remove Quick Wireless Connection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,204
United States Rank #37,271
Reach 0.0029%


1.33.000 15.52%
1.32.000 24.14%
1.30.000 6.90%
1.26.000 29.31%
1.20.000 10.34%
1.11.000 3.45%
1.10.000 3.45%
1.02.000 3.45%
1.00.000 3.45%

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Quick Wireless Connection

What is Quick Wireless Connection?  (from EPSON)

Use the Quick Wireless Connection USB Key for fast, ad hoc, wireless connectivity (PC only). There is no need to connect over a network. In a matter of seconds, the key will download the information necessary for setup. When you're done, simply disconnect, and your original settings are restored — no reconfiguration re...  Read more


Quick Wireless Connection is a program developed by EPSON. The most used version is 1.26.000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is emp_qw.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 7.44 MB (7,796,461 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 43% of users of Quick Wireless Connection come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.epson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EPSON Projector\Quick Wireless Connection V1.02
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\EPSON Projector\Quick Wireless Connection V1.02\EMP_QWUi.exe
Estimated size: 7.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quick Wireless Connection

Program executable:emp_qw.exe
Name:EPSON Quick Wireless Connection
EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.26
Path:C:\Program Files\epson projector\quick wireless connection v1.02\emp_qw.exe
Additional files:
  • EMP_NSPC.dll (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection (EPSON Quick Wireless Connection V1.02)
  • EMP_QWFW.dll
  • EMP_QWFWV.exe
  • EMP_QWSA.exe
  • EMP_QWST.exe
  • EMP_QWUi.exe
  • EMP_QWWL.dll - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection V1.01
  • EMP_NSCMP.exe - EMP NS Connection (EMP NS Connection V2.30)
  • EMP_NSHK.dll - EMP NS Connection V2.00
  • EMP_NSWLV.dll - EMP NS Connection V2.51
  • ijl11.dll (by Intel) - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library
  • eIC.dll
  • ipp.dll
  • EMP_DPCH.exe - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.33
  • EMP_ID.dll (by SEIKO EPSON) - EMP NSConnection (EPSON EMP NS Connection Installer)
  • EMP_ID64.exe - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.25
  • EMP_NPI.exe - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.31
  • EMP_QWAU.sys - EPSON Projector Virtual Audio Device
  • EMP_QWRD.exe - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.30
  • EMP_QWRD64.exe
  • EMP_QWWD.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (QW NDIS User mode I/O Driver)
  • EP_QWFW7.dll - EPSON Quick Wireless Connection Ver.1.26

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • EMP_QWSA.exe runs as a service named 'EMP_QWSA' (EMP_QWSA).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EMP_QW.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EPSON Projector\Quick Wireless Connection V1.11\EMP_QW.exe'.

How do I remove Quick Wireless Connection?

You can uninstall Quick Wireless Connection 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 Quick Wireless Connection, 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 Quick Wireless Connection.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.24%
Windows 10 27.59%
Windows XP 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.62%
Windows 10 Pro 6.90%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.28%
  Germany 7.46%
  MA 4.48%
  Canada 4.48%
  Italy 4.48%
  Switzerland 2.99%
  Australia 2.99%
  Indonesia 2.99%
  Philippines 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Malaysia 2.99%
  UG 1.49%
  Singapore 1.49%
  TN 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.45%
Hewlett-Packard 27.45%
Lenovo 11.76%
Samsung 7.84%
Toshiba 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
ASUS 3.92%
Intel 1.96%
MSI 1.96%
Common models
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 1.85%
HP EliteBook 2740p 1.85%
DellInc. Venue 8 Pro 5830 1.85%
Dell Vostro 3550 1.85%


Epson Corporation is an electronics company and one of the largest manufacturers of computer printers, information and imaging related equipment and manufactures inkjet, dot matrix and laser printers, scanners, desktop computers, business, multimedia and home theatre projectors, point of sale docket printers and cash registers, laptops and other associated electronic components.
Publisher URL: www.epson.com


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