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Should I remove Sonos Controller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,775
United States Rank #2,891
Reach 0.2517%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.58 days
548.15 days >
Average installed length: 288.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
31.9.26010 0.17%
31.8.24090 0.57%
31.8.23140 0.03%
31.3.22220 5.98%
31.3.22120 0.14%
31.3.21290 0.17%
31.3.20100 0.03%
29.6.99020 0.06%
29.6.93090 2.52%
29.6.92310 0.08%
29.5.90191 6.88%
29.4.90090 0.03%
29.4.89160 0.08%
29.4.88281 0.03%
29.1.82180 0.03%
28.1.86200 12.61%
28.1.86140 0.03%
28.1.86031 0.08%
28.1.83040 14.39%
28.1.82291 0.06%
28.1.82110 0.06%
28.1.81130 0.03%
28.1.80300 0.06%
28.1.80200 0.06%
27.2.81200 3.99%
27.2.79231 4.05%
27.2.79170 0.11%
27.2.79020 0.14%
27.2.78110 0.14%
27.2.78040 0.03%
27.2.77211 0.08%
27.2.77060 0.06%
27.1.76150 0.03%
27.1.75250 0.03%
26.1.77080 7.85%
26.1.76230 0.03%
26.1.76160 0.03%
26.1.76020 0.03%
26.1.75260 0.11%
26.1.75190 0.03%
26.1.75050 0.03%
24.1.75100 2.46%
24.0.72220 0.08%
24.0.69180 16.71%
22.0.64240 9.26%
22.0.63260 0.03%
21.4.61250 6.23%
21.4.61160 0.06%
19.4.59140 1.93%
19.3.53220 1.93%
17.5.51200 0.37%
51 versions

Sonos Controller

Overview

Sonos Controller is a program developed by Sonos. The most used version is 24.0.69180, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Sonos.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 24.74 MB (25,937,993 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 44% of users of Sonos Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonos.com
Help link: da.sonos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sonos\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7BBA9BF8-05DF-47D8-8880-82A9B99505B9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonos Controller

Program executable:Sonos.exe
Name:Sonos Desktop Controller
Path:C:\Program Files\Sonos\Sonos.exe
MD5:937677c48c5520dc63fd86d1d03f2aae
Additional files:
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.SonosAdm.Glue.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller Elevated Permissions Module
  • da-DK.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller Language DLL
  • de-DE.dll
  • en-US.dll
  • es-ES.dll
  • fr-FR.dll
  • it-IT.dll
  • ja-JP.dll
  • nb-NO.dll
  • nl-NL.dll
  • sv-SE.dll
  • zh-CN.dll
  • sonosadm.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller Admin (Sonos Desktop Controller Admin Utility)
  • pcdcr.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller DLL
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.Startup.Glue.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller (Sonos Desktop Controller Launch DLL)
  • Sonos.exe
  • SharpVectors.Rendering.Wpf.dll - SharpVectorRenderingWpf
  • SharpVectors.Converters.dll - SharpVectorsConverters
  • SharpVectors.Runtime.dll - SharpVectors.Runtime
  • Sonos.Controller.Common.SCLib.Interop.dll - Sonos (Sonos.Controller.Common.SCLib.Interop)
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.dll
  • sclib-csharp.dll
  • SharpVectors.Core.dll (by SharpVectorGraphics) - SVG 1.1 Interface Bindings
  • SharpVectors.Css.dll (by SharpVectorGraphics) - SVG 1.1 CSS Implementation
  • SharpVectors.Dom.dll - SVG 1.1 DOM Implementation
  • SharpVectors.Model.dll - SVG 1.1 SVG Object Model Implementation
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.XmlSerializers.dll
  • SonosAdmWrapper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sonos.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A3E7D4D5-8D59-4001-B095-53FF0AAF044C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Sonos.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Sonos\Sonos.exe'.

How do I remove Sonos Controller?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,775

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.23%
Windows 8 40.14%
Windows Vista 3.65%
Windows XP 1.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 8.1 15.90%
Windows 7 Professional 14.20%
Windows 10 Home 7.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.85%
  United Kingdom 13.73%
  Germany 7.46%
  Netherlands 7.00%
  Sweden 3.89%
  Canada 3.72%
  France 3.45%
  Belgium 3.16%
  Australia 2.89%
  DK 2.65%
  Norway 1.85%
  Switzerland 1.02%
  Austria 0.66%
  Italy 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.77%
Hewlett-Packard 22.40%
Acer 12.44%
ASUS 11.71%
GIGABYTE 6.07%
Samsung 6.07%
Lenovo 5.88%
Toshiba 4.23%
Medion 3.35%
Intel 1.07%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.14%
Dell XPS 8300 3.26%
Dell XPS 8500 2.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.76%

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