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Should I remove Sony Icon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.6000.00007 75.00%
1.0.0.0 25.00%

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Sony Icon

Overview

Sony Icon is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 6.0.6000.00007, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,335,497 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 90% of users of Sony Icon come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony Icon
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4C5C0C8D-EE74-4C4C-A098-9FF21055E6A9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.27 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Icon

  • RtsStor.dll - RtsStor Dynamic Link Library (RtsStor DLL)
  • SonyNotify.exe - SonyNotify Application (SonyNotify MFC Application)
  • SonyIcon.exe - SonyIcon Application (SonyIcon MFC Application)
  • mfc42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • SonyIcon.exe runs as a service named 'SonyIcon_R' (SonyIcon_R).

How do I remove Sony Icon?

Quickly and completely remove Sony Icon 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 Icon 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 Icon, 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 Icon.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Brazil 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
GIGABYTE 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC 33.33%
Gigabyte P55-UD3R 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 530 33.33%

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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