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Should I remove ACID Music Studio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,462
United States Rank #4,344
Reach 0.1184%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.62 days
726.42 days >
Average installed length: 381.68 days


9.0.40 2.19%
9.0.37 12.60%
9.0.35 81.14%
9.0.32 4.07%

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ACID Music Studio 9.0

What is ACID Music Studio?  (from Sony)

ACID™ Music Studio is the best way to bring your music to life and share it with others. Now you can enjoy the freedom to interact with music creation tools at the skill level that’s right for you — no experience necessary! Our loops take the guesswork out of making great tracks, while our audio effects, MIDI functiona...  Read more


ACID Music Studio 9.0 is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 9.0.35, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is musicstudio90.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 163.52 MB (171,458,639 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of ACID Music Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\ACID Music Studio 9.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{78EB80B0-18A0-11E2-9761-F04DA23A5C58}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 163.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ACID Music Studio 9.0

Program executable:musicstudio90.exe
Name:ACID Music Studio
ACID Music Studio 9.0
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\ACID Music Studio 9.0\musicstudio90.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • ApplicationRegistration.exe - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • sfnetmedia.dll - Sony Network Media Component
  • PRSConfig.exe (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Problem Reporting Service (Problem Reporting Service Configurator)
  • sfpublish.dll - Sony Publishing Component
  • sfmarket2.dll - Sony Marketing Component
  • ffplugsk32.dll - File Format Kernel
  • fargo.pdd.dll - Sony CD Architect (CD Architect Fargo Signature Printer Module)
  • musicstudio90k.dll - ACID Music Studio (ACID Music Studio 9.0)
  • 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
  • sfdvd.dll - Sony DVD Library
  • sfapprw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)

How do I remove ACID Music Studio?

You can uninstall ACID Music Studio 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ACID Music Studio 9.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ACID Music Studio.

Win 10 92%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 92.24%
Windows 7 7.42%
Windows Vista 0.30%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 38.17%
Windows 8 14.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 13.01%
Windows 10 Home 10.56%
Windows 8 Single Language 7.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.97%
  India 4.45%
  Germany 4.11%
  Canada 3.52%
  United Kingdom 3.41%
  Brazil 3.14%
  France 1.98%
  Mexico 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Australia 1.70%
  Saudi Arabia 1.47%
  Turkey 1.36%
  Japan 1.32%
  Argentina 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 96.17%
Dell 1.67%
Hewlett-Packard 1.52%
Acer 0.64%
Common models
Sony SVF14N25CXB 4.69%
Sony SVT15115CXS 4.46%
Sony SVT15112CXS 4.14%
Sony SVF14N13CXB 3.67%
Sony SVF15N17CXB 3.36%
Sony SVE14A35CXH 3.21%

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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