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Should I remove NW-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is NW-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

NW-A860 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 24 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-A860\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A6A2AE00-B049-49DF-A150-EDF84CA527EF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by NW-A860 WALKMAN Guide

Program executable:WALKMANGuide.exe
Name:WALKMAN Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-A860\WALKMANGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • WALKMANGuide.exe - WALKMAN Guide
  • InstResultUploader.exe - Auto Update PC Client Helper Application (Install Result Uploader)
  • PCAppUpdateChecker.dll - PC Application Update Checker
  • 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 - Software setup
  • 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-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

Quickly and completely remove NW-A860 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-A860 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-A860 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-A860 WALKMAN Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows XP 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 27.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 76.19%
  United States 23.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 26.67%
Acer 20.00%
Sony 13.33%
Lenovo 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Dell 6.67%
Apple 6.67%
Common models
NEC PC-LL730TG6R 12.50%
TOSHIBA dynabook R731/W3T... 6.25%
Sony VPCEG34FJ 6.25%
Sony VGN-FE92HS 6.25%
NEC PC-LS150DS1KB 6.25%
NEC PC-GV21YTZR6 6.25%

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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