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Should I remove Drive Letter Recognition Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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1.23 84.62%
1.09 15.38%

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Drive Letter Recognition Software

What is Drive Letter Recognition Software?  (from Sony)

Once the Drive Letter Recognition Software is installed, the removable Disk icons and their description change.
For example, if the computer has an A:, C:, and D: drive before connecting the reader/writer, the drive letters will be assigned as follows when the reader/writer is connected.


Drive Letter Recognition Software is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 1.23, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 5.51 MB (5,782,528 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Drive Letter Recognition Software come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Drive Letter Recognition Software
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4C5C0C8D-EE74-4C4C-A098-9FF21055E6A9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.51 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Drive Letter Recognition Software

  • RsCRLib.dll (by Realsil Semiconductor) - Realsil Carder Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • RIconBoy.exe (by Realsil Microelectronics) - IconBoy_R (Realtek Card Reader Icon Tool.)
  • RIconMan.exe (by Realsil Microelectronics) - IconMan_R

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • RIconMan.exe runs as a service named 'IconMan_R' (IconMan_R).

How do I remove Drive Letter Recognition Software?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.23%
Windows 8 15.38%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  France 4.17%
  Japan 4.17%
  Germany 4.17%
  Italy 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Sony 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
Sony VPCEG17FB 9.09%
Sony VGN-NS160E 9.09%
MSI MS-7984 9.09%
MSI MS-7680 9.09%
LENOVO 4177CTO 9.09%
HP-Pavilion VC763AA-ABZ p... 9.09%

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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