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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,360
United States Rank #10,627
Reach 0.0343%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.07 days
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Average installed length: 140.64 days


2.0.114 100.00%

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Preset Manager 2.0


Preset Manager 2.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.89 MB (1,979,904 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Preset Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Help link: www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\preset manager 2.0\html_assets
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FCFE3F81-C977-4D31-877B-2778BB2A02DE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Preset Manager 2.0

  • presetmngr20.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Preset Manager
  • createminidumpx86.exe (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Client (Error Reporting Minidump file creator)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • errorreport.dll - Sony Creative Software Error Reporting Component
  • errorreportclient.exe
  • errorreportlauncher.exe - Error Reporting client launcher
  • prsconfig.exe (by Sony Creative Software Inc) - Problem Reporting Service (Problem Reporting Service Configurator)

How do I remove Preset Manager?

You can uninstall Preset Manager 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 Preset Manager 2.0, 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 Preset Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.84%
Windows 10 30.87%
Windows XP 2.22%
Windows Vista 2.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.73%
Windows 7 Professional 12.61%
Windows 8.1 7.57%
Windows 10 Home 6.53%
Windows 10 Pro 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.42%
  United Kingdom 6.73%
  France 4.32%
  Germany 3.43%
  Mexico 3.18%
  Canada 2.41%
  Brazil 2.29%
  Italy 2.29%
  Australia 2.16%
  Sweden 2.03%
  Saudi Arabia 1.52%
  Spain 1.40%
  MA 1.40%
  Argentina 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.61%
Acer 21.22%
Dell 17.51%
ASUS 14.59%
Toshiba 5.04%
Lenovo 3.71%
Alienware 2.39%
Intel 1.59%
Sahara 1.06%
MSI 0.80%
Samsung 0.80%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.16%
Dell XPS 8500 2.16%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.16%

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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