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8% remove it92% keep it
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1.3 14.29%
1.1.1 42.86%
1.1 42.86%

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HAP Music Transfer

What is HAP Music Transfer?  (from Sony)

The HAP Music Transfer for Windows® (version 1.10) is an application that transfers music files stored in your computer to the HDD Audio Player.


HAP Music Transfer is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 1.1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named HAPMusicTransfer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 6.48 MB (6,795,900 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of HAP Music Transfer come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\HAP Music Transfer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B8730562-9715-44A7-B540-92AF669ED141}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HAP Music Transfer

Program executable:HAPMusicTransfer.exe
Name:HAP Music Transfer
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\HAP Music Transfer\HAPMusicTransfer.exe
Additional files:
  • HAPMusicTransfer.exe - HAP Music Transfer
  • HookMsg.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • HAPMusicTransfer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'HAPMusicTransferAutoStart' and executes as C:\Program Files\Sony\HAP Music Transfer\HAPMusicTransfer.exe -auto.

How do I remove HAP Music Transfer?

You can uninstall HAP Music Transfer 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 HAP Music Transfer, 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 HAP Music Transfer.

Win 10 64%
Win 7 (SP1) 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.29%
Windows 7 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 10 Home 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro 7.14%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  Japan 17.39%
  Germany 13.04%
  France 4.35%
  Australia 4.35%
  Russia 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Sony 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Medion 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA dynabook REGZA PC... 7.69%
Sony VPCL148FG 7.69%
Sony VPCCB19FJ 7.69%
Packard Bell imedia S3810 7.69%
Packard Bell Easynote ME6... 7.69%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 7.69%

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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