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Sony Certificate PCH

What is Sony Certificate PCH?

Installed with the PC, the Sony Certificate PCH application will validate the software installations to verify it was legitimately installed.


Sony Certificate PCH is a software program developed by Sony. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of Sony Certificate PCH come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D0448678-1203-

How do I remove Sony Certificate PCH?

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

Win XP 76%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 79.17%
Windows 7 16.67%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 82.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.79%
Windows 7 Professional 3.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.07%
  Canada 3.40%
  Mexico 2.72%
  Saudi Arabia 1.36%
  Argentina 0.68%
  China 0.68%
  Germany 0.68%
  United Kingdom 0.68%
  Indonesia 0.68%
  Iran 0.68%
  Netherlands 0.68%
  Venezuela 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 46.38%
Intel 14.49%
American Megatrends 13.04%
ASUS 11.59%
Dell 8.70%
Hewlett-Packard 4.35%
Samsung 1.45%
Common models
Sony VGN-N130G 3.61%
Dell Studio 540 2.41%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.20%
Sony VPCZ112GD 1.20%
Sony VPCW111XX 1.20%

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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