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Should I remove SonicStage?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,259
United States Rank #24,906
Reach 0.0044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.54 days
45.44 days >
Average installed length: 23.87 days


4.2 100.00%

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SonicStage 4.2


SonicStage 4.2 is a program developed by Sony. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 19.07 MB (19,994,181 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of SonicStage come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\SonicStage
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Estimated size: 19.07 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SonicStage 4.2

  • SsVerChk.ocx - SsVerChk ActiveX Control Module
  • Omg1to2Res.dll - Omg1to2 Application
  • Cddb2Access.dll - Cddb2Access DLL
  • SsProxy.dll - SsProxy DLL
  • DMPInternet.dll - SonicStage (DMPInternet DLL)
  • GenMediaKey.dll - Media Key Generation DLL
  • HelpHelper.dll - HelpHelper (HelpHelper DLL)
  • OjbSirRes.dll - Outil de restauration des informations système SonicStage
  • Omgjbox.exe - SonicStage Application
  • SsEncMp3.dll
  • SsEncWma.dll
  • SsMidAccess.dll - SonicStage MusicID Module
  • SsMtp.dll - SonicStage MTP Module
  • XCoreAudio.dll - XCoreAudio
  • XPanel.dll - XPanel DLL
  • XThumbnail.dll - XThumbnail DLL
  • SsTpl.dll - SsTpl DLL
  • AppReg.exe - AppReg
  • RBasis.dll - RBasis (RBasis DLL)
  • RGraph.dll - RGraph (RGraph DLL)
  • Items.dll - Items (Items DLL)
  • Lam.dll - Lam
  • Si.dll - Si (Si DLL)
  • Ojbsir.exe - SonicStage System Information Restore Tool
  • Omg1to2.exe
  • OMG2OMA.exe - SonicStage File Conversion Tool
  • OMG2OMARes.dll
  • Omgbkup.exe - SonicStage Backup Tool
  • OmgbkupRes.dll
  • OmgjboxRes.dll
  • SsWrapKanaConverter.dll - SonicStage
  • WtsNotify.dll - WtsNotify DLL
  • SSAAD.exe - SonicStage Atrac Hard Disk Monitor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Omgjbox.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'SonySonicStageBurnCDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'SonyBurnCDSonicStage' and the action verb 'open.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SSAAD.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SsAAD.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files2\Sony\SONICS~1\SsAAD.exe".

How do I remove SonicStage?

You can uninstall SonicStage 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 SonicStage 4.2, 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 SonicStage.

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win 10 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 74.71%
Windows 7 20.69%
Windows XP 3.45%
Windows 10 1.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 60.24%
Windows Vista Business 13.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.61%
Windows 7 Professional 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.36%
  United Kingdom 8.11%
  Italy 6.31%
  France 4.50%
  Mexico 3.60%
  Germany 2.70%
  Greece 2.70%
  Canada 1.80%
  Spain 1.80%
  Japan 1.80%
  United Arab Emirates 0.90%
  Australia 0.90%
  Colombia 0.90%
  Ireland 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 91.76%
Dell 3.53%
Hewlett-Packard 2.35%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Common models
Sony VGN-FE880E 10.39%
Sony VGN-N250E 9.09%
Sony VGN-FE41M 5.19%
Sony VGN-N21Z_W 3.90%
Sony VGN-FE865E 3.90%
Sony VGN-C290E 3.90%

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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