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Should I remove Sibelius 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,727
United States Rank #19,639
Reach 0.0217%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.03 days
589.35 days >
Average installed length: 309.66 days


6.1.1 2.57%
6.1.0 2.80%
6.0.0 94.63%

Sibelius 6

What is Sibelius 6?  (from Sibelius Software)

Sibelius is the world’s best-selling music notation software, trusted by top composers, publishers, and students alike. With Sibelius you can express, accelerate, and promote your creativity in more ways than ever before, enabling you to deliver beautiful, professional scores faster and share audio and video versions o...  Read more


Sibelius 6 is a software program developed by Sibelius Software. The most common release is 6.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named sibelius.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 517.97 KB (530,406 bytes). The installed file Sibelius610SerialNumberUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 23% of users of Sibelius 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sibelius.com
Help link: www.sibelius.com/helpcenter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sibelius Software\Sibelius 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{17FE44E2-D21A-4F0C-BE49-798A8FBC374E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 517.97 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sibelius 6

Program executable:sibelius.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sibelius software\sibelius 6\sibelius.exe
Additional files:
  • Sibelius610SerialNumberUpdate.exe - Sibelius 6.1 Serial Number Validation Update (Sibelius 6.1 Serial Number Validation Update Setup)
  • Report.exe - Sibelius Software Report (Report)
  • Sib5AppCompatFixer.exe - Sib5AppCompatFixer
  • ExtendedUI.dll - Sibelius
  • IdeasOrganiser_Win.dll
  • Sibelius.bak.exe
  • SibeliusBACKUP.exe
  • RegTool.exe - RegTool
  • SARILib.dll - SARI
  • Sibelius ReWire Device.dll - Sibelius ReWire Device
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • PlogueEngine.dll (by Plogue Art et Technologie) - PlogueEngine (Plogue Plugin Hosting Engine)
  • SARIResources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • RegTool.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C98D9781-1F5D-4B27-B21B-FE7F85993FDE}' (runs on registration).
  • Sibelius.bak.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7A6EE056-C6E9-4D80-90AA-EBA2DA703DC5}' (runs on registration).
  • Sibelius.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD8B7CC6-26A8-46F7-AF4E-4C0ED39EE6D5}' (runs on registration).
  • SibeliusBACKUP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E63B4D83-8D4C-4F7C-9914-FCA4550D6996}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Sibelius.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sibelius Software\Sibelius 6\Sibelius.exe'.
  • RegTool.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sibelius Software\Sibelius 6\RegTool.exe'.
  • Sibelius.bak.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sibelius Software\Sibelius 6\Sibelius.exe'.

How do I remove Sibelius 6?

You can uninstall Sibelius 6 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 Sibelius 6, 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 Sibelius 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.87%
Windows 10 21.91%
Windows XP 9.56%
Windows Vista 4.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.03%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.60%
Windows 8.1 6.56%
Windows 10 Home 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.98%
  United Kingdom 11.70%
  Italy 4.89%
  Spain 4.47%
  Netherlands 4.04%
  Australia 3.62%
  Brazil 3.40%
  Belgium 3.19%
  Germany 2.77%
  Canada 2.55%
  Czech Republic 2.55%
  Sweden 1.91%
  Argentina 1.91%
  France 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.91%
Acer 20.65%
Dell 19.93%
ASUS 9.78%
Toshiba 5.07%
Lenovo 4.35%
American Megatrends 2.54%
Samsung 2.54%
Intel 2.17%
MSI 1.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.59%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.07%
ASUS All Series 2.07%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.07%


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