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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,653
United States Rank #14,004
Reach 0.0194%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.93 days
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Average installed length: 153.88 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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OpenMG Secure Module 5.0.00

What is OpenMG Secure Module?  (from Sony)

OpenMG is a SDMI-compliant digital rights management system by Sony. It is designed for audio files in ATRAC3 format. The compliant software, e.g. Sony SonicStage, is usually capable of transcoding MP3 and wav files to OpenMG/ATRAC3. The file extensions OpenMG-encrypted files use are .omg and .oma. The compliant music ...  Read more


OpenMG Secure Module 5.0.00 is a program developed by Sony. The setup package is about 3.05 MB (3,193,322 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of OpenMG Secure Module come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\OpenMG Secure Module\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8ED3A392-28F1-4375-97AC-BF275B5855F9}\IS_Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409 /z"UNINSTALL"
Estimated size: 3.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove OpenMG Secure Module?

You can uninstall OpenMG Secure Module 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 OpenMG Secure Module 5.0.00, 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 OpenMG Secure Module.

Win Vista (SP2) 38%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 42.15%
Windows 7 37.96%
Windows 10 14.40%
Windows XP 5.24%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 35.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.57%
Windows 7 Professional 4.77%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.79%
  Japan 12.86%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Taiwan 4.88%
  Canada 3.55%
  Iran 2.44%
  Germany 1.77%
  France 1.77%
  Mexico 1.77%
  Australia 1.55%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Spain 1.33%
  Italy 1.11%
  Russia 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 48.38%
Dell 9.39%
Hewlett-Packard 9.39%
ASUS 7.58%
Acer 6.86%
NEC 5.05%
Lenovo 3.61%
American Megatrends 1.08%
MSI 1.08%
Samsung 1.08%
Toshiba 1.08%
Common models
Sony VGN-NR498E 8.60%
Sony VGN-NR430E 7.53%
Sony VGN-FW140E 4.30%
Sony VGN-CR510E 3.76%
Sony VGN-FW139E 3.23%
ASUS All Series 2.15%

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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