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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide

What is NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide?

NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide is an interactive user guide designed to help users discover the functionality of the Walkman product. This is an option component and typically installed with the included driver software and can be uninstalled if no longer used.


The main program executable is WALKMANGuide.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 99.06 MB (103,874,801 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-S640 S740\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{50CBE51C-9C72-4BD3-A9C5-93BE890DD373}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 99.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide

Program executable:WALKMANGuide.exe
Name:WALKMAN Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NW-S640 S740\WALKMANGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • WALKMANGuide.exe - WALKMAN Guide
  • setup.exe - NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide
  • Japanese.dll - Sony Install Launcher (LauncherRes)
  • Is_setup.exe - OpenMG Secure Module (Setup Launcher)
  • SetupReg.exe - Sony SetupRegistry (Setup Registry)
  • SetupSSV.exe - Install Launcher
  • SetupLauncher.exe - SetupLauncher
  • ExtendSs.dll - ExtendSs (Install Launcher Extension)
  • OmgInstLocker.dll
  • ISSetup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (InstallShield (R) Setup Engine)
  • wmfdist11.exe (by Microsoft) - Self-Extracting Cabinet

How do I remove NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide?

You can uninstall NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide 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 NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide, 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 NW-S640 S740 WALKMAN Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.78%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Windows XP 17.78%
Windows 10 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 86.96%
  United States 8.70%
  Austria 2.17%
  Hong Kong 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 22.58%
Toshiba 22.58%
Sony 19.35%
Dell 9.68%
Lenovo 6.45%
Hewlett-Packard 6.45%
ASUS 3.23%
Acer 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
Common models
TOSHIBA dynabook TX/67HWG 2.44%
TOSHIBA dynabook TX/65KWH... 2.44%
TOSHIBA dynabook T451/46E... 2.44%
TOSHIBA dynabook EX/62J 2.44%
TOSHIBA dynabook EX/35LWH... 2.44%

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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