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Should I remove NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide?

NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide is an interactive user guide designed to help users discover the functionality of the Walkman product. This is an option component and typically installed with the included driver software and can be uninstalled if no longer used.


The main program executable is WALKMANGuide.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 4.68 MB (4,908,790 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-A850\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1F4C4C4E-6D62-4ABC-8D86-1685A9225365}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide

Program executable:WALKMANGuide.exe
Name:WALKMAN Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-A850\WALKMANGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • WALKMANGuide.exe - WALKMAN Guide
  • InstResultUploader.exe - Auto Update PC Client Helper Application (Install Result Uploader)
  • setup.exe - x-APPLICATION NetMD Driver (Setup Launcher)
  • Is_setup.exe - Sony Media Library Earth
  • Japanese.dll - Sony Install Launcher (LauncherRes)
  • SetupEx.exe - SetupEx application (SetupEx Application)
  • SetupReg.exe - Sony SetupRegistry (Setup Registry)
  • SetupXAPP.exe - Install Launcher
  • SetupLauncher.exe - SetupLauncher
  • XCoreAudio.dll - XCoreAudio
  • ExtendSs.dll - ExtendSs (Install Launcher Extension)
  • OmgInstLocker.dll
  • UwcBackend_Library.dll - Auto Update Backend Library
  • atl80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • DSETUP.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll - Microsoft(R) DirectX for Windows(R) (DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece)
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • ISSetup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (InstallShield (R) Setup Engine)
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • wmfdist11.exe - Self-Extracting Cabinet

How do I remove NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide?

Quickly and completely remove NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide 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 NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide, 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 NW-A850 WALKMAN Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 70.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 53.33%
  United States 46.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Sony 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
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HP-Pavilion AV886AV-ABJ p... 11.11%

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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