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Should I remove AppMon Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,607
United States Rank #16,670
Reach 0.0116%


VersionDistribution 46.63% 0.61% 25.15% 10.43% 4.91% 0.61% 9.20% 1.84% 0.61%

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AppMon Utility

What is AppMon Utility?  (from Sony)

This utility updates the Sony® AppMon Utility for Microsoft® Windows Vista™ operating system compatibility.


AppMon Utility is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is AppMonUtility.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 6.1 MB (6,401,434 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of AppMon Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.vaio.co.jp
Help link: vcl.vaio.sony.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\AppMonUtil
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0
Estimated size: 6.1 MB
Language: Spanish

Program filesFiles installed by AppMon Utility

Program executable:AppMonUtility.exe
Name:App Monitor Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Reason\Should I Remove It\AppMonUtility.exe
Additional files:
  • CheckLCD.dll - CheckLCD Dynamic Link Library
  • JudgePhoto.dll - Judge MCE Photo Mode
  • AppMonUtility.exe - App Monitor Utility
  • LOGOLampCheck.dll - LOGOLampCheck

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AppMonUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AppMon Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sony\AppMonUtil\AppMonUtility.exe" @@@Start.

How do I remove AppMon Utility?

Quickly and completely remove AppMon Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AppMon 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AppMon Utility, 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 AppMon Utility.

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win 8 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 68.10%
Windows 7 25.77%
Windows XP 4.29%
Windows 8 1.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 59.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.26%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.32%
Windows 7 Professional 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.99%
  United Kingdom 8.91%
  Japan 8.91%
  Germany 7.43%
  Spain 5.45%
  France 3.47%
  Netherlands 2.97%
  Sweden 1.49%
  Australia 0.99%
  Mexico 0.99%
  Hungary 0.99%
  Canada 0.99%
  Portugal 0.50%
  Greece 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 95.51%
Acer 1.28%
Dell 1.28%
Hewlett-Packard 1.28%
Medion 0.64%
Common models
Sony VGN-AR630E 6.96%
Sony VGN-AR520E 4.43%
Sony VGN-AR71ZU 3.16%
Sony VGC-LT15E 3.16%
Sony VGC-LS30E 2.53%
Sony VGN-AR61M 2.53%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com


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