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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

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ES Utility


ES Utility is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 8.52 MB (8,937,637 bytes). IPSTRFWUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of ES Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\ES Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3C692B47-280D-4ADD-9869-632284B853E8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.52 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ES Utility

  • MediaTranscoderMan.dll
  • MediaRendererMan.dll
  • MediaTranscoder.dll
  • MediaRenderer.dll
  • UPnPDescInfo.dll
  • CDSObject.dll
  • HttpClnt.dll
  • HttpMsg.dll
  • DmrCP.dll
  • DmsCP.dll
  • HttpSvr.dll
  • IPSTRDataIF.dll - ESUtility Data Interface Module
  • IPSTRFWUpdater.dll - IPSTR Firmware update module
  • MediaPlayer.dll
  • MrsCommon.dll
  • MrsMTAMarshall.dll
  • MTServer.dll
  • PluginConfig.dll
  • PluginContentInfo.dll
  • SoapUtil.dll
  • UPnPCP.dll
  • UPnPCPProtocol.dll
  • UPnPDevice.dll
  • UPnPDeviceProtocol.dll
  • UPnPServiceImpl.dll
  • Interop.IPSTRDataIFLib.dll
  • ESUtil.exe - ES Utility
  • ESSplash.exe - ES Splash

How do I remove ES Utility?

You can uninstall ES 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 ES 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 ES Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Japan 16.67%
  Netherlands 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.33%
Apple 33.33%
Acer 33.33%

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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