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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,834
United States Rank #6,466
Reach 0.1073%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.41 days
395.47 days >
Average installed length: 207.79 days


2.0.628 15.79%
2.0.596 52.96%
2.0.515 14.42%
2.0.502 10.26%
2.0.471 6.57%

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Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0

What is Noise Reduction Plug-In?  (from Sony)

The Noise Reduction™ 2.0 collection contains four powerful DirectX® sound restoration plug-ins: Audio Restoration™, Noise Reduction, Clipped Peak Restoration™, and Click and Crackle Removal™. Save valuable time and money by applying Noise Reduction processing power to salvage vintage vinyl recordings and rescue problem...  Read more


Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0 is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 2.0.596, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ErrorReportLauncher.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 24.25 MB (25,427,448 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Noise Reduction Plug-In come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/noisereduction
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4067FB80-133F-11E2-AFA8-1040F3E7010F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0

Program executable:ErrorReportLauncher.exe
Name:Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Client
Error Reporting client launcher
Path:C:\Sound Forge\Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0\ErrorReportLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • sfnrpack.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In Pack
  • ApplicationRegistration.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony ApplicationRegistration (Sony Application Registration Utility)
  • sfnrmarket2.dll - Sony Marketing Component
  • sfnrpackrw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)

How do I remove Noise Reduction Plug-In?

You can uninstall Noise Reduction Plug-In 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 Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0, 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 Noise Reduction Plug-In.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.92%
Windows 10 40.29%
Windows XP 2.36%
Windows Vista 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.45%
Windows 7 Professional 11.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.48%
Windows 10 Pro 7.63%
Windows 8.1 5.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.45%
  Brazil 9.55%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  France 3.31%
  Russia 2.88%
  India 2.88%
  Italy 2.84%
  Germany 2.32%
  Canada 2.32%
  Spain 2.02%
  Argentina 1.98%
  Mexico 1.85%
  Australia 1.72%
  RS 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.86%
Dell 19.48%
Acer 15.58%
ASUS 14.65%
Lenovo 5.76%
Samsung 3.90%
Toshiba 3.73%
Intel 2.20%
Alienware 0.93%
MSI 0.76%
American Megatrends 0.59%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.93%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.58%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.41%

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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