77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove PMB Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,938
United States Rank #7,632
Reach 0.0244%

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.01.09220 1.46%
5.8.00.09123 0.29%
5.6.02.06270 44.02%
5.6.01.03300 49.56%
5.2.00.03250 4.66%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Sony

PMB Updater

What is PMB Updater?

PMB Updater is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.

Overview

The most common release is 5.6.01.03300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named pmbbrowser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 92 files and is usually about 2.35 MB (2,463,326 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\PMB\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A0BB1E68-1DD0-4ACD-AD82-EDA0E49F0615}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PMB Updater

Program executable:pmbbrowser.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\pmb\pmbbrowser.exe
MD5:cb963a0e6767090166d29bd11acc5b79
Additional files:
  • DrpExTimelineMediaObject.dll
  • DrpTimelinePreviewEngine.dll
  • DrpPMediaReaderEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviRenderEngine.dll
  • DrpMediaObject.dll - DrpCreateMediaObject.dll
  • DrpExTimelineObject.dll
  • DrpMpegRenderEngine.dll
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • DrpMP4RenderEngine.dll
  • DrpBasebandObject.dll
  • DrpTimelineObject.dll
  • DefSdkChannelMapping.dll - DefSdkChannelMapping (Channel Mapping)
  • DrpGeneralObject.dll
  • DrpPreviewEngine.dll
  • DefSdkVolumeControl.dll - DefSdkVolumeControl (Volume Control)
  • DrpDvAviEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviObject.dll
  • DrpRawDvEngine.dll
  • DrpRawDVObject.dll
  • DrpSoundObject.dll
  • DrpStillEngine.dll
  • DrpStillObject.dll
  • AvcTsMuxerDll.dll - Sony AVC TS Muxer
  • AVIWriterCore.dll
  • DrpCustomIpp2.dll
  • DrpJpegEngine.dll
  • DrpMpegEngine.dll
  • DrpMpegObject.dll
  • DrpTiffEngine.dll
  • clema_fc.dll - clema_fc library
  • DrpAc3Engine.dll
  • DrpCustomIpp.dll
  • DrpMP4Engine.dll
  • DrpMP4Object.dll
  • 360VideoWMVConv.dll - 360VideoWMVConv
  • DrpDvEngine.dll
  • dac3d_mt.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • dac3e_mt.dll
  • sbavauth.dll
  • SDATools.dll - SDATools
  • SDAuthor.dll
  • smvd2.dll - sonymvd2.dll
  • smvd2ex.dll
  • smvd4.dll - sonymvd4.dll
  • sony4vea.dll
  • sony4vem.dll
  • sonydvau.dll
  • sonydvvd.dll
  • sonydvve.dll
  • sonyjvtd.dll - Sony AVC decoder dll
  • sbamast.dll
  • sgcudme.dll - Sony dme2 dll
  • sgpuclb.dll - Sony gpu calibration dll
  • sonympw.dll - Sony Mpeg Editing Engine
  • DrpXML.dll
  • sprcxc.dll - sprcxc
  • OdLib.dll
  • savce.dll - Sony AVC Encoder dll
  • smve2.dll
  • diva.dll

How do I remove PMB Updater?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,938

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.76%
Windows Vista 13.41%
Windows 8 6.71%
Windows XP 6.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.31%
Windows 7 Professional 12.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.12%
Windows 10 Home 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.03%
  Canada 4.98%
  Australia 2.49%
  United Kingdom 1.72%
  DK 0.96%
  Finland 0.77%
  Czech Republic 0.77%
  Hong Kong 0.57%
  Romania 0.57%
  France 0.38%
  Norway 0.38%
  Mexico 0.38%
  New Zealand 0.38%
  Indonesia 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Sony 14.71%
Toshiba 6.86%
GIGABYTE 3.92%
Acer 3.92%
Intel 2.45%
Lenovo 0.98%
NEC 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.55%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.91%
HP G71 Notebook PC 1.91%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.91%

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

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.