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Should I remove PMB VAIO Edition Guide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,741
United States Rank #5,905
Reach 0.0828%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.71 days
256.84 days >
Average installed length: 134.95 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 0.06% 7.78% 19.67% 72.43%

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PMB VAIO Edition Guide

What is PMB VAIO Edition Guide?  (from Sony)

Have you ever wanted to find vacation photos or sports videos saved on VAIO, and felt frustrated when you couldn’t find them quickly? With PMB (Picture Motion Browser), you can automatically organise pictures and movies into folders or according to the date that they were shot, simply by importing them into your VAIO. ...  Read more


PMB VAIO Edition Guide is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is VCGuide.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 72.17 MB (75,672,400 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 42% of users of PMB VAIO Edition Guide come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\UserGuide\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{88C252C8-A7EE-4B60-BF74-8E5919A8048F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 72.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PMB VAIO Edition Guide

Program executable:VCGuide.exe
PMB VAIO Edition Introduction
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\UserGuide\VCGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • VCGuide.exe - PMB VAIO Edition Introduction
  • StringRes.dll

How do I remove PMB VAIO Edition Guide?

You can uninstall PMB VAIO Edition 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 PMB VAIO Edition 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 PMB VAIO Edition Guide.

Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.21%
Windows 10 6.61%
Windows XP 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.79%
Windows 7 Professional 7.19%
Windows 10 Home 4.98%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.78%
Windows 10 Pro 0.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.40%
  Canada 5.91%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Germany 4.30%
  Iran 4.24%
  Brazil 4.04%
  Italy 3.64%
  France 3.34%
  Spain 2.12%
  Mexico 1.67%
  Japan 1.67%
  India 1.47%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Saudi Arabia 1.06%

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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