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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #41,165
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VersionDistribution 28.00% 6.00% 24.00% 24.00% 6.00% 12.00%

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AV Mode Button Utility


AV Mode Button Utility is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vccavmodebutton.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 3.65 MB (3,822,673 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 37% of users of AV Mode Button Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\AV Mode Button Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1C70BE80-35E0-
Estimated size: 3.65 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by AV Mode Button Utility

Program executable:vccavmodebutton.exe
Name:AV Mode Button Utility
AV Mode Button Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\av mode button utility\vccavmodebutton.exe
Additional files:
  • VCCAMBRes.dll - Utilitaire du bouton AV Mode Button (Configuration du bouton AV Mode Button)
  • AMBMsg.exe - AV Mode Button Utility (AV Mode Button Message)
  • AMBRes.dll - AV Mode Button Message (English Resource)
  • Frn.dll - Sony Corporation Frn (Frn DLL)
  • VESAVModeButton.dll - VAIO Event Service (VAIO Event Service(AVModeButton Module))
  • AMBLauncher.exe - AMBLauncher (AV Mode Button Launcher)
  • AMBLauncherRes.dll
  • RBasis.dll - RBasis (RBasis DLL)
  • RGraph.dll - RGraph (RGraph DLL)
  • Items.dll - Items (Items DLL)
  • Si.dll - Si (Si DLL)

How do I remove AV Mode Button Utility?

You can uninstall AV Mode Button Utility 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 AV Mode Button Utility, 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 AV Mode Button Utility.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 62.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 7 16.00%
Windows 10 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 62.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 4.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.67%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Germany 6.67%
  Spain 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  France 3.33%
  Greece 3.33%
  Hong Kong 1.67%
  Chile 1.67%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Taiwan 1.67%
  Colombia 1.67%
  Latvia 1.67%
  Russia 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 93.88%
Hewlett-Packard 2.04%
Dell 2.04%
Acer 2.04%
Common models
Sony VGN-AR320E 10.20%
Sony VGN-AR21S 8.16%
Sony VGN-AR11B 6.12%
Sony VGN-AR31E 4.08%
Sony VGN-TX3XP_B 4.08%
Sony VGN-TX5XN_B 4.08%

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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