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10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,956
United States Rank #32,400
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3.60 15.38%
3.40 61.54%
3.32 11.54%
3.30 3.85%
3.21 7.69%

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imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool


imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool is a software program developed by Canon. The most common release is 3.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named cnwifu.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 22.97 MB (24,088,028 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 68% of users of imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.usa.canon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canon\imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{85AAB464-E0EE-4A3F-BD22-15150B0846B7}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 22.97 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool

Program executable:cnwifu.exe
Firmware Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\canon\imageprograf firmware update tool\cnwifu.exe
Additional files:
  • cnwiocp6.dll - CANON IOS for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition/Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions (Canon IOS Core Module)
  • cnwios6.dll - Canon IOS Core Module for x64
  • cnwiosr6.dll
  • cnwioss6.dll
  • cnwiotl6.dll
  • cnwiotr6.dll
  • cnwifuCN.dll - Firmware Tool
  • cnwifuDE.dll
  • cnwifuES.dll
  • cnwifuFR.dll
  • cnwifuIT.dll
  • cnwifuJP.dll
  • cnwifuKR.dll
  • cnwifuRU.dll
  • cnwifuUS.dll
  • CNXP64.dll
  • cnwidctl.dll - cnwidctl
  • cnwifuif.dll - cnwifuif

How do I remove imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool?

Quickly and completely remove imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 imagePROGRAF Firmware Update Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 8 23%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 8 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 65.38%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.85%
Windows 8.1 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.65%
  France 11.76%
  Norway 2.94%
  Australia 2.94%
  Philippines 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  DJ 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Lenovo 30.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 10.00%
Alienware 10.00%
Common models
LENOVO 42914BG 4.55%
Dell Precision T3610 4.55%
ASUSTeK G750JH 4.55%
LENOVO 4157CTO 4.55%
Alienware Area 51 4.55%
LENOVO 2847D8G 4.55%

About Canon

Canon is a manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers and computer printers.
Publisher URL: www.canon.com


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