Canon IJ Scan Utility Canon IJ Scan Utility

A guide to uninstall Canon IJ Scan Utility from your PC

Canon IJ Scan Utility is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by Canon Inc.. You can read more on Canon Inc. or check for application updates here. Canon IJ Scan Utility is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Scan Utility directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. You can remove Canon IJ Scan Utility by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\MAINT.exe. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is titled SCANUTILITY.exe and occupies 1.06 MB (1112656 bytes).

Canon IJ Scan Utility is composed of the following executables which take 1.67 MB (1752472 bytes) on disk:

  • MAINT.exe (411.16 KB)
  • MAPI.exe (92.08 KB)
  • SCANUTILITY.exe (1.06 MB)
  • SETEVENT.exe (121.58 KB)
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When you're planning to uninstall Canon IJ Scan Utility you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Many times the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Canon_IJ_Scan_Utility

How to remove Canon IJ Scan Utility from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Canon IJ Scan Utility is an application released by the software company Canon Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to erase it. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY way to erase Canon IJ Scan Utility is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Canon IJ Scan Utility or simply activate the Search field and type in "Canon IJ Scan Utility". If it is installed on your PC the Canon IJ Scan Utility app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Canon IJ Scan Utility in the list of applications, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Canon IJ Scan Utility, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Canon IJ Scan Utility.
Uninstall Canon IJ Scan Utility

8. After uninstalling Canon IJ Scan Utility, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Canon IJ Scan Utility that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Canon IJ Scan Utility with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Canon IJ Scan Utility by Canon Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Canon IJ Scan Utility by Canon Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Canon IJ Scan Utility supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:29:42.690