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Should I remove PlayStationStore?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #971
United States Rank #3,140
Reach 0.7164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.35 days
865.87 days >
Average installed length: 454.95 days


VersionDistribution 16.91% 13.98% 13.97% 12.14% 4.41% 2.00% 2.84% 3.01% 11.95% 1.38% 0.38% 6.54% 1.78% 1.68% 4.02% 2.22% 0.11% 0.59% 0.08% 0.01%

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What is PlayStationStore?  (from Sony)

Discover the most exciting way to get games, movies, TV shows, and more.We've rebuilt the PlayStation Store to make discovering your favorite content easier, faster and more fun. A totally re-imagined interface with liquid design showcases entertainment in a whole new light. Improved filters draw from a deeper and rich...  Read more


PlayStationStore 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 unyext.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 5.61 MB (5,886,299 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 15% of users of PlayStationStore come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\PlayStation Store\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0E532C84-4275-41B3-9D81-D4A1A20D8EE7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayStationStore

Program executable:unyext.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unyext.exe
Additional files:
  • nprating_win.dll (by Sony Computer Entertainment) - Dynamic Link Library
  • psstoreplugin.dll (by Sony Computer Entertainment) - PlayStation®Store
  • StoreDrmUtility.dll - StoreDrmUtility
  • PSStoreLib.dll - PSStoreLib
  • ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • Interop.StoreDrmUtilityLib.dll
  • npaac_win.dll
  • NPcommerce2Lib.dll

How do I remove PlayStationStore?

You can uninstall PlayStationStore 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 PlayStation(R)Store, 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 PlayStationStore.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.06%
Windows 10 19.38%
Windows Vista 7.00%
Windows XP 5.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.19%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.65%
Windows 10 Home 5.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.63%
  Germany 12.78%
  United Kingdom 9.34%
  France 5.71%
  Sweden 3.74%
  Japan 3.74%
  Italy 3.22%
  Spain 3.14%
  Canada 2.82%
  Taiwan 2.33%
  Brazil 2.16%
  India 2.16%
  Australia 2.12%
  Belgium 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.95%
Sony 20.40%
Hewlett-Packard 19.60%
Dell 14.65%
ASUS 10.02%
Toshiba 3.42%
Lenovo 2.19%
Samsung 1.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.36%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 6.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.95%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.79%
Sony SVF14N25CXB 2.47%
Sony SVE1511A1EW 1.85%

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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