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5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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NW-E050 WALKMAN Guide is a program developed by Sony. The main program executable is WALKMANGuide.exe. The software installer includes 23 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of NW-E050 WALKMAN Guide come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-E050\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CF9F8631-E410-4C72-8B69-71C5BE5BE005}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by NW-E050 WALKMAN Guide

Program executable:WALKMANGuide.exe
Name:WALKMAN Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-E050\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
  • ISSetup.dll (by Acresso Software) - InstallShield (InstallShield (R) Setup Engine)
  • 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 - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • DXSETUP.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • wmfdist11.exe - Self-Extracting Cabinet

How do I remove NW-E050 WALKMAN Guide?

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Or, you can uninstall NW-E050 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-E050 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-E050 WALKMAN Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 8 13%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 55.56%
  United States 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
NEC 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-Z570N 14.29%
LENOVO 20206 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 62... 14.29%
ECS P4M890T-M2 14.29%

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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