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Memory Stick Formatter

What is Memory Stick Formatter?

This software utility enables you to format Memory Stick® and Memory Stick PRO™ media with certain Memory Stick Adapters.

About  (from Sony)

Memory Stick Formatter version 2.5 is software for formatting Memory Stick® media using certain Memory Stick adaptors with computers running Microsoft® Windows® operating systems.


Memory Stick Formatter is a program developed by Sony. The main program executable is MSFmt.exe. The software installer includes 3 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 25% of users of Memory Stick Formatter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Memory Stick Formatter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{27337663-2619-11D4-99DC-0000F49094C7}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009/UNINSTALL -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Memory Stick Formatter

Program executable:MSFmt.exe
Name:SONY MemoryStick Formatter
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Memory Stick Formatter\MSFmt.exe
Additional files:
  • MSFMT.dll - Memory Stick Formatter DLL
  • MSFmt.exe - SONY MemoryStick Formatter
  • MSFmtRsrc.dll - MSFmtRsrc.dll ENG (Memory Stick Formatter)

How do I remove Memory Stick Formatter?

You can uninstall Memory Stick Formatter 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 Stick Formatter, 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 Stick Formatter.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.89%
Windows XP 25.35%
Windows 10 16.90%
Windows Vista 9.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.49%
Windows 7 Professional 8.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.45%
Windows 10 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.32%
  Germany 15.19%
  United Kingdom 5.06%
  India 5.06%
  Japan 5.06%
  Italy 3.80%
  Russia 3.80%
  Spain 2.53%
  Hungary 2.53%
  LY 2.53%
  MA 2.53%
  Netherlands 2.53%
  Austria 1.27%
  Australia 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.23%
Sony 13.95%
Dell 11.63%
Acer 11.63%
Intel 4.65%
Lenovo 4.65%
Gateway 2.33%
Alienware 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
ASUS 2.33%
Common models
Sony VPCW11S1E 6.45%
VIA PM800-8237 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C800 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 1.61%
Supermicro X10DAx 1.61%

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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