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Should I remove Sonos Controller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,580
United States Rank #2,579
Reach 0.2434%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.67 days
550.78 days >
Average installed length: 289.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
44.2.55120 0.04%
44.2.55050 0.02%
43.3.54020 0.17%
42.2.52113 1.04%
42.2.51240 0.06%
41.3.50131 0.87%
40.5.50020 0.15%
40.5.49250 0.19%
40.5.49090 0.15%
39.4.48021 1.17%
39.2.47170 0.30%
39.2.47040 0.17%
38.9.46251 0.11%
38.9.46070 0.11%
37.12.45110 0.13%
37.2.44160 0.21%
36.4.41272 0.38%
35.3.39010 2.47%
35.3.38281 0.15%
35.3.38120 0.11%
35.3.37210 0.04%
35.3.37070 0.02%
34.16.37101 1.87%
34.7.35161 1.53%
34.7.35160 0.02%
34.7.34220 0.04%
33.15.32221 2.70%
33.15.32141 0.06%
33.15.32140 0.02%
33.15.31230 0.04%
32.11.30162 2.66%
32.11.30071 0.04%
32.11.29301 0.09%
32.11.29300 0.02%
32.11.29160 0.02%
31.9.27151 1.98%
31.9.26010 1.53%
31.8.24090 0.62%
31.8.23140 0.02%
31.3.22220 6.25%
31.3.22120 0.11%
31.3.21290 0.13%
31.3.20100 0.02%
29.6.99020 0.04%
29.6.93090 2.13%
29.6.92310 0.09%
29.6.92240 0.02%
29.5.90191 5.65%
29.4.90090 0.02%
29.4.89160 0.06%
29.4.88281 0.02%
88 versions

Sonos Controller

Overview

Sonos Controller is a program developed by Sonos. The most used version is 31.3.22220, with over 48% 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 main program executable is Sonos.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 24.74 MB (25,937,993 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of Sonos Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonos.com
Help link: da.sonos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sonos\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7BBA9BF8-05DF-47D8-8880-82A9B99505B9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonos Controller

Program executable:Sonos.exe
Name:Sonos Desktop Controller
Path:C:\Program Files\Sonos\Sonos.exe
MD5:937677c48c5520dc63fd86d1d03f2aae
Additional files:
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.SonosAdm.Glue.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller Elevated Permissions Module
  • sonosadm.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller Admin (Sonos Desktop Controller Admin Utility)
  • pcdcr.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller DLL
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.Startup.Glue.dll - Sonos Desktop Controller (Sonos Desktop Controller Launch DLL)
  • Sonos.exe
  • Sonos.Controller.Common.SCLib.Interop.dll - Sonos (Sonos.Controller.Common.SCLib.Interop)
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.dll
  • sclib-csharp.dll
  • Sonos.Controller.Desktop.XmlSerializers.dll
  • SonosAdmWrapper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Sonos.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8078F39-D1B3-4170-8FBD-928F8489B14E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Sonos.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Sonos\Sonos.exe'.

How do I remove Sonos Controller?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 51%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,580

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.85%
Windows 7 44.80%
Windows Vista 2.85%
Windows XP 1.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.57%
Windows 10 Home 18.96%
Windows 8.1 12.54%
Windows 7 Professional 12.07%
Windows 10 Pro 9.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.20%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Germany 7.46%
  Netherlands 7.13%
  Canada 3.33%
  France 3.24%
  Sweden 3.17%
  Belgium 2.62%
  Australia 2.34%
  DK 2.29%
  Norway 1.92%
  Switzerland 1.11%
  Italy 0.83%
  Austria 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.34%
Hewlett-Packard 23.94%
ASUS 12.80%
Acer 12.26%
Lenovo 6.09%
Samsung 5.48%
GIGABYTE 5.12%
Toshiba 3.53%
Medion 2.81%
MSI 1.05%
Intel 1.01%
Apple 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.99%
Dell XPS 8300 2.99%
Dell XPS 8500 2.50%

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