Installing and Uninstalling Canon XF Utility (Windows)

Article ID: ART116095 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

Installing and Uninstalling Canon XF Utility (Windows)

Solution

To use Canon XF Utility, the software must be installed on a computer. The installation and uninstallation procedures in Windows are explained in the sections below.

NOTE
  • If the Canon XF Utilities Disc was included with your product, you can also install using the disc. In this case, Canon XF MPEG2 Decoder will also be installed. If you wish to uninstall the software, it will be necessary to uninstall Canon XF Utility and Canon XF MPEG2 Decoder separately.

Downloading Canon XF Utility from the Canon homepage and installing it on a computer

Download the Canon XF Utility software from the Canon homepage and install it on the computer.
IMPORTANT
  • Internet access is required to use this function, and any ISP account charges and access fees must be paid separately.
  • The following example shows the procedure in Windows 7. Depending on the operating system you are using, on-screen displays and operations may differ slightly.
  • An account with Administrator privileges is required for installing and uninstalling software.

The installation procedure for Canon XF Utility is explained below.

1. With a computer connected to the Internet, access the Canon homepage and download the Canon XF Utility software.

2. Double-click on the downloaded 'xuw-*****.zip' file.

3. The file will be extracted. Double-click 'xuw-*****'.

4. Double-click 'xuw***.exe'.

5. Select your region. If you selected [Asia] or [Oceania], skip to step 7.

6. Select the language to be displayed during installation.

7. After the message appears prompting you to exit other applications, exit other applications and then click [OK].

8. Read the license agreement and click [Yes] to begin the installation.

9. Installation begins.

10. When the installation has completed, 'Installation has completed successfully' appears. Click [Next].

11. Click [Finish].

This concludes the explanation of the procedure for installing Canon XF Utility.

Installing Canon XF Utility from the Canon XF Utilities Disc

1. Insert the Canon XF Utilities CD-ROM into the computer.
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The installation screen appears. If it does not, follow the steps below.
  • Windows Vista and Windows 7: When the AutoPlay window appears, select [Run SETUP.EXE].
  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows XP: Open [Computer] (Windows Vista and Windows 7) or [My Computer] (Windows XP) and double-click the icon of the drive that contains the CD-ROM.

2. Select your region. If you selected [Asia] or [Oceania], skip to step 4.

3. Select the language to be displayed during installation.

4. Select an installation method.

5. The following window appears, so close any open applications, and then click [OK].

6. If you selected the [Custom Installation]* installation methodin step 4, check whether Canon XF Utility is selected, cancel the selection of unnecessary applications, and then click [Next].
*If you selected the [Easy Installation] installation method, skip to step 7.

7. Click [Install].

8. Read the license agreement and click [Yes] to begin the installation.

NOTE
  • If you do not select [Yes], you cannot install the software.
  • When the installation has completed, [Installation has completed successfully.] appears.
  • You can click [Cancel] to cancel the operation.

9. Click [Next].

10. Click [Finish].

11. Remove the CD-ROM from the computer.

Uninstalling Canon XF Utility

1. From the Start menu, select [All Programs] -> [Canon Utilities] -> [Canon XF Utility] -> [Uninstall Canon XF Utility].

2. Click [Yes] to begin the uninstalling the software.
When the software has been uninstalled, [The software has been successfully uninstalled] appears.

3. Click [OK].

Uninstalling Canon XF MPEG2 Decoder

1. In the Control Panel, open [Programs and Features] (Windows Vista/Windows 7) or [Add or Remove Programs] (Windows XP).

2. Select [Canon XF MPEG2 Decoder].

3. Click [Uninstall] / [Uninstall/Change] (Windows Vista/Windows 7) or [Change/Remove] (Windows XP).

4. Follow the onscreen instructions.


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