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Should I remove Vegas Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #9,286
United States Rank #12,751
Reach 0.0470%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.72 days
581.82 days >
Average installed length: 305.70 days


9.0.1147 27.73%
9.0.1133 3.03%
9.0.896 16.52%
9.0.772 3.18%
9.0.704 4.39%
9.0.563 45.15%

Other programs by Sony

Vegas Pro 9.0


Vegas Pro 9.0 is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 9.0.563, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 156 files and is usually about 611.56 KB (626,241 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 24% of users of Vegas Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Vegas Pro 9.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D9D1A2FD-56B2-4F21-B959-745FE43CAB8C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 611.56 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Vegas Pro 9.0

  • sonymvd2pro_xp.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL Pro XP
  • smdkapi.dll - Sony MXF Development Kit (SMDK Dynamic Link Library)
  • sony4vem.dll
  • sonymvd4.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • errorreport.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Component
  • createminidumpx86.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Client (Error Reporting Minidump file creator)
  • errorreportclient.exe
  • errorreportlauncher.exe - Error Reporting client launcher
  • fileiosurrogate.exe - Sony Creative Software File I/O surrogate (File I/O surrogate (not visible))
  • vegsrv90.exe (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Sony Vegas Network Render Service Control
  • ApplicationRegistration.exe - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • ajavideoproperties.dll (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - AJA external video device (AJA external video device properties)
  • prsconfig.exe - Problem Reporting Service (Problem Reporting Service Configurator)
  • sfmarket2.dll - Sony Marketing Component
  • sfsbdmux.xsfs.dll - Sony SFSBDMUX Library
  • sfwbdmux.dll - Sony SFWBDMUX Library
  • ess.dll - Sony PCMESS Module
  • fargo.pdd.dll - Sony CD Architect (CD Architect Fargo Signature Printer Module)
  • sfcd.cdd.dll - Sony Combined CD Driver Module
  • sfcdfs.dll
  • sfcdix.dll - Sony CD Interface (Sony CD/CDR Interface Library)
  • sfcdsim.cdd.dll - CD Architect CDR Simulator Module
  • sfld.ldd.dll - Sony Combined Loader Driver Module
  • sfldsim.ldd.dll - CD Architect Autoloader Simulator Module
  • sfprnsim.pdd.dll - CD Architect CD Printer Simulator Module
  • sfdvd.dll - Sony DVD Library
  • ngentool.exe - Sony NGen Tool
  • prodiscapi.dll - ProDiscx64API
  • vegas90.exe - Vegas Pro
  • aafcoapi.dll (by AAF Association) - AAF SDK (Advanced Authoring Format API)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • sfibdmux.dll - Vegas (BDMUX CPP-INTEROP MODULE)
  • dbwrapper.dll - mux
  • fileallocator.dll
  • fsbuilder.dll
  • fscomp.dll
  • mux.net.dll
  • dm_hash.dll
  • fileioproxystubx86.dll
  • muxcommon.dll
  • remotets.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • vegsrv90.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VegSrv90.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Sony\Vegas Pro 9.0\VegSrv90.exe" -AutoRun.

How do I remove Vegas Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Vegas Pro 9.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Vegas Pro 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 Vegas Pro 9.0, 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 Vegas Pro.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.09%
Windows XP 17.88%
Windows Vista 11.97%
Windows 8 10.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.27%
Windows 7 Professional 8.66%
Windows 10 Home 1.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.84%
  France 6.21%
  Brazil 4.65%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Spain 3.67%
  Argentina 3.39%
  Italy 3.24%
  Mexico 3.10%
  Czech Republic 2.54%
  Poland 2.54%
  Germany 2.40%
  Canada 2.40%
  Australia 2.26%
  Taiwan 1.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.76%
Dell 20.17%
Acer 16.57%
ASUS 8.84%
Intel 6.08%
Toshiba 5.80%
Samsung 3.31%
American Megatrends 2.49%
Lenovo 1.93%
Sahara 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.94%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.94%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.94%

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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