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Should I remove PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,710
United States Rank #5,563
Reach 0.1109%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.81 days
289.54 days >
Average installed length: 152.13 days


VersionDistribution 0.18%
2.3.00 0.05% 22.20% 17.21% 55.56% 4.81%

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PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story

What is PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story?  (from Sony)

PMB VAIO Edition is a software suite which enables you to browse and manipulate videos and still images imported to your computer. Multiple scenes from an imported movie are displayed as thumbnails of key scenes. You can smoothly search through lengthy footage for scenes that you want to watch. PMB is also equipped wit...  Read more


PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story is a program developed by Sony. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Sony computers. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is PbeMovieRender.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 27.04 MB (28,354,136 bytes). VAIOUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\VAIO Movie Story\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4DABD2B3-B67A-41B0-86FE-C11AAF5D158A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story

Program executable:PbeMovieRender.exe
Name:VAIO Movie Story
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\VAIO Movie Story\PbeMovieRender.exe
Additional files:
  • VAIOUpdate.dll - VAIOUpdate Dynamic Link Library (VAIOUpda Dynamic Link Library)
  • sgpsh3daff.dll - Sony PSH Effect Library
  • vmpRegionConf.dll - Click to Disc Editor (vmpRegionConf)
  • CommonUtility.dll - VAIO Movie Story (CommonUtility)
  • DataSource.dll - DataSource
  • DefSdkAudioEffectVolume.dll - DefSdkAudioEffectVolume
  • DefSdkVideoEffect3DMark.dll - DefSdkVideoEffect3DMark
  • DefSdkVideoEffect3DMZR.dll - DefSdkVideoEffect3DMZR
  • DefSdkVideoEffectMZR.dll - DefSdkVideoEffectMZR
  • DefSdkVideoEffectSepiaMono.dll - DefSdkVideoEffectSepiaMono
  • DefSdkVideoTransition3DText.dll - DefSdkVideoTransition3DText
  • DefSdkVideoTransition3DText2.dll - DefSdkVideoTransition3DText2
  • DefSdkVideoTransitionCrossFade.dll - DefSdkVideoTransitionCrossFade
  • DefSdkVideoTransitionText.dll - DefSdkVideoTransitionText
  • EngineFacade.dll - EngineFacade
  • EngineFacadeIF.dll - EngineFacadeIF
  • FileSelect.dll - FileSelect
  • InterchangeUploaderDll.dll - InterchangeUploaderDll
  • MusicDataAccess.dll - MusicDataAccess
  • MusicDataAccessIF.dll - MusicDataAccessIF
  • MusicDataSource.dll - MusicDataSource
  • PbAreas.dll - PbAreas
  • PbControls.dll - PbControls
  • PbCore.dll - PbCore
  • Pbe.dll - Pbe
  • PbeCore.dll - PbeCore
  • PbeMovieRender.exe - PbeMovieRender
  • PbePlayer.dll - PbePlayer
  • PbeProject.dll - PbeProject
  • PbeSystemBasic.dll - PbeSystemBasic
  • PbeTemplate.dll - PbeTemplate
  • PbResource.dll - PbResource
  • PbServiceCore.dll - PbServiceCore
  • PreviewControls.dll - PreviewControls
  • VMStory.exe
  • sonymvd2.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • sgcudme.dll - Sony dme dll
  • sgpuclb.dll - Sony gpu calibration dll
  • VSSUProcess.exe - VSSUProcess
  • TLibU.dll - TLib
  • DefSdkVideoEffectZoom.dll
  • GpuClbCheck.dll
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • STLMRead.dll

How do I remove PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story?

You can uninstall PMB VAIO Edition plug-in VAIO Movie Story 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 plug-in (VAIO Movie Story), 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 plug-in VAIO Movie Story.

Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.10%
Windows 10 7.67%
Windows XP 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.05%
Windows 7 Professional 6.61%
Windows 10 Home 6.06%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.65%
Windows 10 Pro 0.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.04%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  Germany 5.84%
  Canada 4.94%
  France 4.39%
  Italy 4.27%
  Iran 3.60%
  Brazil 3.09%
  Spain 2.08%
  Japan 2.04%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  India 1.61%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Mexico 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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