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Should I remove NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

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7% remove it93% keep it
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What is NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

NWZ-A860 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.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is WALKMANGuide.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.47 MB (4,690,205 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NWZ-A860
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B4B239C1-1DF0-48A9-9A67-F4492866A56A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide

Program executable:WALKMANGuide.exe
Name:WALKMAN Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NWZ-A860\WALKMANGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • WALKMANGuide.exe - WALKMAN Guide
  • setup.exe - NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide
  • SetupLauncher.exe - Software setup
  • MediaGo_WM.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Network Entertainment International LLC Installer (Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WALKMANGuide.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{54A1FEE2-2399-4033-863E-55E8E5D0380C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide?

Quickly and completely remove NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NWZ-A860 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide, 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 NWZ-A860 WALKMAN Guide.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows Vista 13.73%
Windows 10 9.80%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.88%
  Germany 25.76%
  United Kingdom 12.12%
  Belgium 3.03%
  Switzerland 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Austria 1.52%
  Australia 1.52%
  Canada 1.52%
  DK 1.52%
  Spain 1.52%
  Finland 1.52%
  Russia 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 13.89%
Medion 11.11%
Samsung 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Alienware 2.78%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 2.33%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X500 2.33%
Sony VPCF23S1E 2.33%
Sony VPCF11Z1EI 2.33%
Sony VGN-SR39XN_S 2.33%

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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