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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 5.56% 53.70% 10.19% 23.15% 7.41%

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Memory Card File Rescue

What is Memory Card File Rescue?  (from Sony)

This software supports recovery of JPEG(DCF), MPEG-1, MP4(MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC), AVCHD(ver.2.0) file,
AVCHD 3D file, 3D photo (MPO), RAW photo, MOV movie, other types of files. This software can be used on all Sony branded Memory Stickā„¢ Memory Cards, SD Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives* and XQD Memory cards.


Memory Card File Rescue 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 MCFileRescue.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,936,215 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 45% of users of Memory Card File Rescue come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.net/Products/memorycard/en_us/datarescue
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Memory Card File Rescue\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{627EAB2D-F5AE-4815-AD8E-79129D7959E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Memory Card File Rescue

Program executable:MCFileRescue.exe
Name:Memory Card File Rescue
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Memory Card File Rescue\MCFileRescue.exe
Additional files:
  • MCFRController.dll - Memory Card File Rescue CONTROLLER DLL
  • MCFRCommon.dll - Memory Card File Rescue Common DLL
  • MCFRAvchd.dll - Memory Card File Rescue AVCHD DLL
  • MCFRFATRescue.dll - Memory Card File Rescue FAT DLL
  • MCFileRescueRsrc.dll - MCFileRescueRsrc.dll ENG (MCFileRescueResource Dll)
  • MCFileRescue.exe - Memory Card File Rescue

How do I remove Memory Card File Rescue?

You can uninstall Memory Card File Rescue 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 Memory Card File Rescue, 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 Memory Card File Rescue.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.70%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows XP 14.81%
Windows Vista 6.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.42%
Windows 10 Home 9.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.81%
Windows 7 Professional 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.16%
  Canada 9.68%
  India 8.87%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  Australia 4.84%
  Japan 4.03%
  Romania 4.03%
  Singapore 2.42%
  Philippines 2.42%
  Finland 1.61%
  United Arab Emirates 1.61%
  Turkey 1.61%
  MK 0.81%
  BO 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 11.76%
ASUS 7.35%
Intel 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Sahara 4.41%
Toshiba 4.41%
Samsung 2.94%
MSI 1.47%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5745 3.53%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.35%
Sony VPCEG14FJ 1.18%
Sony PCG-K25(UC) 1.18%
MSI MS-7522 1.18%
MSI MS-7375 1.18%

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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