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Should I remove RICOH Media Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,516
United States Rank #2,797
Reach 0.2471%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.44 days
720.90 days >
Average installed length: 378.78 days


VersionDistribution 35.03% 20.12% 2.73% 0.02% 42.09%

Other programs by RICOH

RICOH Media Driver

What is RICOH Media Driver?

The RICOH Media Device Driver is the software driver for RICOH devices. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the RICOH support website.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named DIFxCmd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3 MB (3,147,519 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ricoh.com
Help link: cern.ch/cmf/ComputerFramework/AddRemove.aspx?pcname=pcbe13097&ip1=
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\{4F3ADD64-96A9-41FC-8D39-AB37C956978D}\{F5CC2EF8-20A4-4366-A681-3FE849E65809}\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F5CC2EF8-20A4-4366-A681-3FE849E65809}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 anything -removeonly
Estimated size: 3 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by RICOH Media Driver

Program executable:DIFxCmd.exe
Additional files:
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • DIFxCmd.exe
  • RiMMCIcon.dll - MMC Icon
  • RiSDIcon.dll - SD Icon DLL (SD Icon)
  • RixDICON.dll - R5C852 (xD Icon file)
  • snymsico.dll (by Sony) - Sony Memory Stick ICON (msico)

How do I remove RICOH Media Driver?

You can uninstall RICOH Media Driver 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 RICOH Media Driver, 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 RICOH Media Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.77%
Windows 10 15.46%
Windows Vista 6.64%
Windows XP 4.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.30%
Windows 10 Pro 6.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.62%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.56%
  Germany 6.76%
  Canada 3.60%
  Italy 3.58%
  United Kingdom 3.34%
  France 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.52%
  MA 2.29%
  Spain 1.91%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Australia 1.59%
  Belgium 1.50%
  Poland 1.10%
  Switzerland 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 84.72%
Dell 6.79%
Acer 4.07%
ASUS 1.54%
Sony 1.09%
Toshiba 0.81%
Alienware 0.23%
Lenovo 0.18%
Sahara 0.18%
Samsung 0.18%
Compaq 0.11%
American Megatrends 0.09%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8440p 12.15%
HP EliteBook 6930p 7.09%
HP ProBook 6550b 6.55%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 5.92%
HP EliteBook 8540w 5.28%
HP EliteBook 2540p 4.53%


Ricoh is an imaging and electronics company and produces electronic products such as cameras and office equipment such as printers, photocopiers, fax machines, offers Software as a Service document management solutions such as DocumentMall, document solutions such as Print&Share and also offers Projectors.
Publisher URL: www.ricoh-usa.com


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