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VersionDistribution 4.88% 8.54% 6.10% 30.49% 1.22% 1.22% 1.22% 6.10% 2.44% 1.22% 1.22% 2.44% 1.22% 1.22% 7.32% 18.29% 2.44% 2.44%

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VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital


VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named vftv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 109 files and is usually about 102.81 MB (107,807,759 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 94% of users of VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: vaio.sony.co.jp
Help link: vcl.vaio.sony.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Giga Pocket Digital
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{23D9F67E-1F38-43FA-9210-611B43D7D8D7}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 102.81 MB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital

Program executable:vftv.exe
Name:Giga Pocket Digital
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\giga pocket digital\vftv.exe
Additional files:
  • VcmIAlzEngineAVMarkerD.dll - VAIO Content Metadata Intelligent Analyzing Manager (VCM Intelligent Analyzing Manager Plugin)
  • VcmIAlzGPDCtrl3.dll - VCM Intelligent Analyzing Manager GPDCtrl3 Interface
  • VcmIAlzThumbnailD.dll - VCM Intelligent Analyzing Manager Thumbnail D Interface
  • VcmXmlIfAdAVMarker.dll - VAIO Content Metadata XML Interface (VcmXml Interface Plugin AV-Marker Adapter)
  • VcmXmlIfAdVcmFileE.dll - VcmXml Interface Plugin vcmfile Adapter
  • SOHCIIF.dll - Sony Home Network Library (VAIO Media plus Content Import Helper)
  • SOHCMgr.dll - Sony HomeNetwork Library Content Manager
  • sohdb.dll - Sony HomeNetwork Database Access Library
  • SOHObj.dll - Sony HomeNetwork Library Object Definition
  • SOHQFact.dll - Sony HomeNetwork Library Query Factory
  • EPGXMLOperationLib.dll - Giga Pocket Digital (EPGXMLOperationLib)
  • EPGXMLOperationLibPS.dll - EPGXMLOperationLibPS
  • SOLibUAC.dll - SOLibUACLib
  • TcParam.dll - TcParam
  • VFTVAppDBWrapper.dll - VFTVAppDBWrapper
  • VFTVApplib.dll - VFTVApplib
  • VFTVApplibComponents.dll - VFTVApplibComponents
  • VFTVApplibInternalType.dll - VFTVApplibInternalType
  • VFTVApplibMaster.dll - VFTVApplibMaster
  • VFTVAppLibrary.dll - VFTVAppLibrary
  • VFTVApplibSlave.dll - VFTVApplibSlave
  • VFTVApplibType.dll - VFTVApplibType
  • VFTVApplibUniqueComponents.dll - VFTVApplibUniqueComponents
  • VFTVAppUtility.dll - VFTVAppUtility
  • VFTVAutoRunCPP.dll - VFTVAutoRunCPP
  • VFTVDTCPManageredCppWrapper.dll - VFTVDTCPManageredCppWrapper
  • VFTVEPGConvertDefinition.dll - VFTVEPGConvertDefinition
  • VFTVFolderAccess.exe - VFTVFolderAccess
  • VFTVFrameworkService.dll - VFTVFrameworkService
  • VFTVGHSFunc.dll - VFTVGHSFunc
  • VFTVManager.exe - VFTVManager
  • VFTVManagerCSWrapper.dll - VFTVManagerCSWrapper
  • VFTVMSRmf.dll - VFTVMSRmf
  • VFTVPIRegMgr.dll - VFTVPIRegMgr
  • UFBMenuWrapper.dll - UFBMenuWrapper
  • UFBMenu.dll - UFBMenu
  • DBTool4x.exe - DBTool
  • VFTVEPGComWrapper.dll - VFTVEPGComWrapper
  • Interop.EPGXMLOperationLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'EPGXMLOperationLib'.
  • Interop.VcmXmlInterfaceLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VcmXmlInterfaceLib'.
  • Interop.VOFSCoreLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VOFSCoreLib'.
  • Interop.SOHDmsLib.dll
  • reservation.exe (by PIXELA CORPORATION) - StationTV LE Reservation
  • d3ddevice_creator.exe - d3ddevice_creator
  • Exif.dll (by FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD) - Exif Toolkit DLL
  • px_aifcdec.dll (by Pixela) - PX_AIFFC_DECODER (AIFF-C Decoder DLL)
  • PxMssvWriter.dll - PxMssvWriter (PxMssvWriter DLL)
  • PxMoveCore.dll - PxMoveCore
  • PxSDVA.dll
  • Pixela.DtvTrace.dll (by PIXEALA CORPORATION) - DtvTrace
  • cs.dll
  • paa.dll
  • CoreSDK.dll
  • dump.dll
  • pix_evr_component.dll
  • pix_mpeg2demux.dll
  • pix_SubtitleDecoderFilter.dll
  • pix_thumbnail_dump.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VFTVManager.exe runs as a service named 'VFTVManager' (VFTVManager).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VFTV.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Giga Pocket Digital' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sony\Giga Pocket Digital\VFTV.exe".

How do I remove VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital?

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Or, you can uninstall VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital 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 VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital, 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 VAIO - Giga Pocket Digital.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.27%
Windows 8 20.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.51%
Windows 8 7.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.32%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.44%
Windows 8.1 2.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.83% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 93.83%
  United States 6.17%

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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