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Should I remove PMB-updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.56% 53.85% 43.59%

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PMB-updater is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named pmbbrowser.exe. The setup package generally installs about 51 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of PMB-updater come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\PMB\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A0BB1E68-1DD0-4ACD-AD82-EDA0E49F0615}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by PMB-updater

Program executable:pmbbrowser.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\pmb\pmbbrowser.exe
Additional files:
  • DrpTimelinePreviewEngine.dll
  • DrpPMediaReaderEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviRenderEngine.dll
  • DrpMediaObject.dll - DrpCreateMediaObject.dll
  • DrpMpegRenderEngine.dll
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • DrpMP4RenderEngine.dll
  • DrpBasebandObject.dll
  • DrpTimelineObject.dll
  • DrpGeneralObject.dll
  • DrpPreviewEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviEngine.dll
  • DrpDvAviObject.dll
  • DrpRawDvEngine.dll
  • DrpRawDVObject.dll
  • DrpSoundObject.dll
  • DrpStillEngine.dll
  • DrpStillObject.dll
  • AVIWriterCore.dll
  • DrpCustomIpp2.dll
  • DrpJpegEngine.dll
  • DrpMpegEngine.dll
  • DrpMpegObject.dll
  • DrpTiffEngine.dll
  • clema_fc.dll - clema_fc library
  • DrpAc3Engine.dll
  • DrpCustomIpp.dll
  • DrpMP4Engine.dll
  • DrpMP4Object.dll
  • 360VideoWMVConv.dll - 360VideoWMVConv
  • DrpDvEngine.dll
  • dac3d_mt.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • dac3e_mt.dll
  • sbavauth.dll
  • sbamast.dll
  • OdLib.dll
  • diva.dll
  • AVIndexAccessor.dll - PMB (AVIndexAccessor)
  • AVIndexAccessor2.dll - AVIndex Accessor2
  • BDBurner.dll - BDBurner
  • CameraContextMenu.dll - Camera Device Context Menu
  • CancelAutoPlay.dll - CancelAutoPlay
  • ContentEditor.dll - ContentEditor
  • Convert4UploadEx.dll - Convert4UploadEx
  • DevdbAcc.dll - DevdbAcc
  • PMBBDAVAuthor.exe - Authoring Tool for BDAV
  • PMBBDAVAuthorLOC.dll - Localized Resource of Authoring Tool for BDAV
  • PMBBDSelector.exe - Authoring Tool Selector for Blu-ray Disc
  • PMBBDSelectorLOC.dll - Localized Resource of Authoring Tool Selector for Blu-ray Disc
  • WdMaster2.dll - WdMaster

How do I remove PMB-updater?

Quickly and completely remove PMB-updater from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PMB-updater 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 PMB-updater, 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 PMB-updater.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.79%
Windows 8 12.82%
Windows Vista 10.26%
Windows XP 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.59%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 57.14%
  Belgium 28.57%
  United States 11.90%
  Switzerland 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 17.14%
Sony 17.14%
Medion 14.29%
ASUS 11.43%
Lenovo 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Alienware 2.86%
Acer 2.86%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.06%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite CMT ... 3.03%
Sony VPCF22M1E 3.03%
Sony VPCEH1L0E 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7658 3.03%
Sony VGN-FW51JF_H 3.03%

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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