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Should I remove Sony Media Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,110
United States Rank #11,423
Reach 0.0308%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.99 days
619.25 days >
Average installed length: 325.37 days


2.2.136 33.44%
2.2.119 7.74%
2.2.104 2.97%
2.2.101 15.16%
2.2.93 27.18%
2.2.58 12.85%
2.2.31 0.66%

Typically installed together

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Sony Media Manager 2.2

What is Sony Media Manager?

Media Manager for software can be used to import, preview, and transfer audio files, image files, and video files between a player and a computer.


Sony Media Manager 2.2 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 2.2.136, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 1.19 MB (1,248,256 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 40% of users of Sony Media Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com/mediasoftware
Help link: mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony\shared plug-ins\media manager\media library templates 3
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C9E129BC-27D3-436E-BAAC-4CE81E0962F1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Media Manager 2.2

  • adjustservicesecurity.exe (by Madison Media Software) - AdjustServiceSecurity (Sony Media Manager Utility)
  • mediamgrdiag.exe (by Sony Pictures Digital Networks - Media Software Division) - MediaMgrDiag
  • mediamgrngen.exe (by Sony Pictures Digital Networks - Media Software Division) - MediaMgrNgen
  • mediamgrsqlwrapper.exe
  • semnt.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft SQL Server (Window NT Specific DLL for SQL Enterprise Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • adjustservicesecurity.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '!MMPermissions' which loads as C:\Program Files2\Sony\SHARED~1\MEDIAM~1\2.2\ADJUST~1.EXE /waitforservice MSSQL$SONY_MEDIAMGR SQLAgent$SONY_MEDIAMGR.
  • mediamgrsqlwrapper.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '!MMUserGroups' which loads as C:\Program Files2\Sony\SHARED~1\MEDIAM~1\2.2\MEDIAM~3.EXE /forcestatus /scriptfilenamC: C:\Program Files2\Sony\SHARED~1\MEDIAM~1\2.2\ADDUSE~1.SQL.

How do I remove Sony Media Manager?

You can uninstall Sony Media 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 Sony Media Manager 2.2, 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 Sony Media Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.74%
Windows 10 14.94%
Windows XP 14.94%
Windows Vista 8.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.78%
Windows 7 Professional 6.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%
Windows 10 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.45%
  France 5.62%
  Brazil 4.92%
  Argentina 3.51%
  Spain 2.81%
  United Kingdom 2.81%
  Italy 2.39%
  Germany 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Mexico 1.69%
  Australia 1.54%
  RS 1.26%
  Canada 1.26%
  Thailand 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.45%
Dell 19.16%
Acer 17.37%
ASUS 9.28%
Toshiba 8.08%
Samsung 4.49%
American Megatrends 3.29%
Intel 2.40%
Lenovo 1.20%
Apple 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.33%
ASUS All Series 4.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.37%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.78%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.78%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.78%

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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