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4% remove it96% keep it
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2.0.0 44.44%
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1.1.0 7.41%
1.0.0 14.81%

Wireless Camera Setup Utility

What is Wireless Camera Setup Utility?  (from Nikon)

When the Wireless Camera Setup Utility for wireless transfer is installed and the procedure for setting a profile starts automatically after Picture Project has been installed.


Wireless Camera Setup Utility is a software program developed by Nikon. The most common release is 2.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 14.91 MB (15,637,737 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Wireless Camera Setup Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.nikonusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nikon\Wireless Camera Setup Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 14.91 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Wireless Camera Setup Utility

  • NkbNEF.dll - NkvNef Dynamic Link Library (Nikon View NEF Library)
  • NkbPostboteLang.dll - Storage Server Plugin Language Library
  • NkWirelessPrint.exe - Wireless Print Starter Application
  • NkWirelessSetup.exe - Wireless Camera Setup Utility
  • NkPtpip.dll - PTPIP Transport, Initiator
  • NkStorageServer.exe - Storage Server Application
  • NkbPostbote.dll - Storage Server Plugin
  • NkPtpEnum.dll - PTP/IP Enumerator
  • NkPtpEnum.exe
  • libexpatw.dll
  • NkbCOMPostbote.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NkPtpEnum.exe runs as a service named 'NkPtpEnumP2' (NkPtpEnumP2).

How do I remove Wireless Camera Setup Utility?

You can uninstall Wireless Camera Setup 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 Wireless Camera Setup 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 Wireless Camera Setup Utility.

Win XP 41%
Win 10 19%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 40.74%
Windows 7 40.74%
Windows 10 18.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 10 Home 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.53%
  Italy 11.76%
  India 2.94%
  Japan 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.74%
Acer 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
Toshiba 8.70%
Intel 8.70%
American Megatrends 8.70%
Lenovo 4.35%
Compaq 4.35%
Common models
Equus Computer Systems No... 11.11%
Packard Bell NEC IMEDIA 5... 5.56%
LENOVO 2189 5.56%
HP-Pavilion KX639AA-ABZ s... 5.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (RR404... 5.56%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com


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