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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.17% 4.35% 93.48%

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Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO


Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 35.52 MB (37,241,487 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 91% of users of Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and MK.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\SOHLib\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{62A172B2-550E-499D-9A82-5190D18390AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 35.52 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO

  • AllowedDevList.exe - Sony Home Network Library (Sony Home Network Library Allowed Device List)
  • CacheDataBase.dll - Sony Home Network Library Cache DataBase
  • CollectSetting.exe - Sony Home Network Library Collect Setting
  • FWElevationVersion.dll - Sony Home Network Library FWElevationVersion
  • FWToolsForSOHLib.dll - Sony Home Network Library FWToolsForSOHLib
  • LocalImporter.dll - Sony Home Network Library Local Importer
  • panel.dll - Sony Home Network Library Panel
  • SHS.exe - Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO
  • SHTtray.exe - Sony Home Network Library SHTtray
  • SOHAVCtrl.dll - Sony Home Network Library SOHAVCtrl
  • SOHCIIF.dll - Sony Home Network Library Content Import Helper
  • SOHCImp.exe - VAIO Content Importer
  • SOHCMgr.dll - Sony Home Network Library Content Manager
  • SOHCMgrEx.dll - Sony Home Network Library Content ManagerEx
  • sohdb.dll - Sony Home Network Library Database Access Library
  • SOHDmc.dll - Sony Home Network Library Digital Media Controller
  • SOHDmcPS.dll - Sony Home Network Library Digital Media Controller Proxy/Stub
  • SOHDms.exe - VAIO Digital Media Server
  • SOHDs.exe - VAIO Device Searcher
  • SOHDsDll.dll - Sony Home Network Library Device Searhcer Helper
  • SOHDtcpB.dll - Sony Home Network Library DTCP-IP Broadcast Server Activator
  • SOHFWInfo.dll - Sony Home Network Library FireWall Information
  • SOHFWTools.dll - Sony Home Network Library FireWall Tools
  • SOHMSMgr.dll - Sony Home Network Library DMS Content Manager
  • SOHNCI.dll - Sony Home Network Library Network Importer
  • SOHObj.dll - Sony Home Network Library Object Definition
  • SOHPCtrl.dll - Sony Home Network Library Photo Controller
  • SOHPmb.dll - Sony Home Network Library PMB Access Module
  • SOHQFact.dll - Sony Home Network Library Query Factory
  • SOHSvcSetting.dll - Sony Home Network Library SOHSvcSetting
  • SOHUtil4PMH.dll - Sony Home Network Library SOHUtil4PMH
  • ThumbnailParser.exe - Sony Home Network Library Thumbnail Parser Executor
  • VCFwSOHPlugin.dll - Sony Home Network Library VCFwSOHPlugin
  • VMpCustomSetting.dll - Sony Home Network Library VMpCustomSetting
  • VMpGetResDir.dll - Sony Home Network Library VMpGetResDir

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • SOHDms.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SOHLib SOHDms.
  • SHTtray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SOHLib TaskTray.
3 Services
  • SOHDms.exe runs as a service named 'VAIO Digital Media Server' (SOHDms).
  • SOHCImp.exe runs as a service named 'VAIO Media plus Content Importer' (SOHCImp).
  • SOHDs.exe runs as a service named 'Sony Device Searcher' (SOHDs).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SHTtray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SHTtray.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\SOHLib\SHTtray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.54 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0026386905%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00127837%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00136032%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO?

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Or, you can uninstall Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO 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 Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO, 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 Impostazioni server multimediale VAIO.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.85% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 90.85%
  United States 7.04%
  MK 0.35%
  Brazil 0.35%
  Sweden 0.35%
  Spain 0.35%
  Germany 0.35%
  United Kingdom 0.35%

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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