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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 274.04 days


1.50.52 100.00%

Sony Ericsson PC Companion 1.50.52

What is Sony Ericsson PC Companion?  (from Sony Ericsson)

PC Companion is a collection of tools and applications you can use when you connect your device to a computer. PC Companion contains Xperia™ Transfer, a tool for moving content from your old phone to your new Xperia™ device. PC Companion also offers device software updates, contacts and calendar management, and a backu...  Read more


Sony Ericsson PC Companion 1.50.52 is a program developed by Sony Ericsson. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is pccompanion.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 8.44 MB (8,851,988 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 17% of users of Sony Ericsson PC Companion come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonyericsson.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Sony Ericsson PC Companion\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F09EF8F2-0976-42C1-8D9D-8DF78337C6E3}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.44 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Ericsson PC Companion 1.50.52

Program executable:pccompanion.exe
Name:Sony Ericsson PC Companion
Path:C:\Program Files\sony ericsson\sony ericsson pc companion\pccompanion.exe
Additional files:
  • ModExch.dll - Sony Ericsson PC Suite (ModExch)
  • bvrpnac.dll (by Avanquest Software) - Queues Manager
  • Comm.dll (by Avanquest Software) - Mobile Phonetools (Communication API)
  • wfcomrc.dll (by BVRP Software) - PhoneTools Suite (Modem Manager)
  • MngDriver.dll (by bvrp Software) - bvrp MngDriver (MngDriver)
  • WUNPACLN.dll (by BVRP Software) - Winfax Plus 95 (Archive)
  • ObexKrnl.dll (by BVRP) - BVRP ObexKrnl (ObexKrnl)
  • RasCnxMngr.dll - BVRP Software (Ras Connection Manager)
  • MExplorer.dll - MExplorer (Mobile Explorer)
  • ModemWiz.dll - PC Suite (Modem Wizard)
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • NewUI.dll - New UI
  • TMonitor.exe
  • WFP1N.dll - Transmission Software
  • wfp2n.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PCCompanion.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Sony Ericsson PC Companion' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Sony Ericsson\Sony Ericsson PC Companion\PCCompanion.exe" /systray /nologon.

How do I remove Sony Ericsson PC Companion?

You can uninstall Sony Ericsson PC Companion 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 Sony Ericsson PC Companion 1.50.52, 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 Sony Ericsson PC Companion.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 15.63%
Windows Vista 10.94%
Windows XP 10.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.94%
Windows 7 Professional 7.94%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 17.19%
  United Kingdom 14.06%
  United States 10.16%
  Israel 5.47%
  Taiwan 4.69%
  India 4.69%
  France 3.91%
  Sweden 3.91%
  Iran 3.91%
  Australia 2.34%
  Malaysia 2.34%
  Hong Kong 1.56%
  Chile 1.56%
  CY 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.10%
Hewlett-Packard 20.48%
Dell 16.87%
ASUS 8.43%
Toshiba 6.02%
Lenovo 4.82%
Medion 4.82%
Samsung 2.41%
Compaq 1.20%
Alienware 1.20%
Common models
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 1.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7748 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.98%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.98%
HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC 1.98%
Acer AO532h 1.98%

About Sony Ericsson

Sony Mobile Communications (formerly Sony Ericsson) is a mobile phone manufacturing company owned by Sony Corporation.
Publisher URL: www.sonymobile.com


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