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Should I remove VAIO Media plus Update Program?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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VAIO Media plus Update Program


VAIO Media plus Update Program is a program developed by Sony. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 34.05 MB (35,701,161 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows Vista (SP2).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media plus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7BF94838-0698-447A-B359-730EC015F535}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 34.05 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media plus Update Program

  • EPRemoteControl.dll - VAIO Media plus (EPRemoteControl DLL)
  • VMp.exe
  • VMpCustomSetting.dll - VMpCustomSetting DLL
  • VMpGetResDir.dll - VMpGetResDir DLL
  • VMpOSAPIForVista.dll - VMpOSAPIForVista DLL
  • VMpPicRes.dll - VAIO Media plus Picture Resources
  • VMpPlaylistEditor.dll - VMpPlaylistEditor DLL
  • VMpServiceManager.dll - VMpServiceManager DLL
  • VMpTtray.exe - VMpTtray
  • VMpUILogic.dll - VMpUILogic DLL
  • VMpUserInfoManager.dll - VMpUserInfoManager DLL
  • VMpWavRes.dll - VAIO Media plus Sound Resources
  • MFC80U.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VMpTtray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VMpTtray.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media plus\VMpTtray.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • VMp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\sony\VAIO Media plus\VMp.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000914032%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003919%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005221%
0.015104% average

How do I remove VAIO Media plus Update Program?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows Vista (SP2)

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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