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Instant Mode Support Utility


Instant Mode Support 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 instanton.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.11 MB (1,160,273 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 60% of users of Instant Mode Support Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Instant Mode
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{61A91314-B0D9-467D-BFE3-70F30BA2CF03}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.11 MB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by Instant Mode Support Utility

Program executable:instanton.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\instant mode\instanton.exe
Additional files:
  • InstantOn.dll - InstantOn

How do I remove Instant Mode Support Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Instant Mode Support Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Instant Mode Support 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Instant Mode Support Utility, 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 Instant Mode Support Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 10%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Japan 20.00%
  Brazil 6.67%
  Taiwan 6.67%
  Romania 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 90.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-P90HS 25.00%
Sony VGN-P788K 25.00%
Sony VGN-P91HS 12.50%
Sony VGN-P530H 12.50%
Sony VGN-P35TK_R 12.50%
LENOVO 0769AH4 12.50%

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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