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Should I remove Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,488
United States Rank #16,775
Reach 0.0255%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.74 days
611.69 days >
Average installed length: 321.40 days


2.0.444 98.21%
2.0.400 1.79%

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Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0e

What is Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In?

"Eliminate background noise while preserving the integrity of the original source material. With the Noise Reduction plug-in, analyze and remove background noise such as tape hiss, electrical hum, and turntable rumble, all without compromising the source material. Generate unique noise print profiles to create the ideal restoration scenario for any media."

About  (from Sony)

The Noise Reduction™ 2.0 collection contains four powerful DirectX® sound restoration plug-ins: Audio Restoration™, Noise Reduction, Clipped Peak Restoration™, and Click and Crackle Removal™. Save valuable time and money by applying Noise Reduction processing power to salvage vintage vinyl recordings and rescue problem...  Read more


The most used version is 2.0.444, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is sfnrpack.dll. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1017 KB (1,041,408 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com/mediasoftware
Help link: mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/support
Installation folder: C:\programmer\sony\noise reduction plug-in
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D533C9D4-ED96-4191-B9C3-279C0DD6BABA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1017 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0e

Program module:sfnrpack.dll
Name:Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In Pack
Path:C:\programmer\sony\noise reduction plug-in\sfnrpack.dll
Additional files:
  • sfconfigmgr.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Configuration Manager Component
  • sfmarket2.dll (by Sony Creative Software) - Sony Marketing Component
  • sfnrpackrw.dll - Sony S4RW (Sony S4RW Component)

How do I remove Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In?

You can uninstall Sony Noise Reduction Plug-In 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 Noise Reduction Plug-In 2.0e, 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 Noise Reduction Plug-In.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.15%
Windows 10 22.11%
Windows XP 10.16%
Windows Vista 4.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.96%
Windows 7 Professional 10.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.38%
Windows 10 Pro 4.39%
Windows 8.1 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.47%
  Brazil 12.50%
  India 5.33%
  United Kingdom 5.33%
  Argentina 4.04%
  France 3.49%
  Italy 2.57%
  Sweden 2.21%
  Czech Republic 1.84%
  Spain 1.65%
  BO 1.47%
  Russia 1.47%
  Belgium 1.29%
  Australia 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.47%
Acer 16.37%
Dell 15.30%
ASUS 9.96%
Samsung 6.05%
Lenovo 4.98%
American Megatrends 2.49%
Toshiba 2.14%
Intel 1.78%
Alienware 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.89%
ASUS All Series 7.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP G42 Notebook PC 2.63%
Micro-Star MS-7529 1.97%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.97%

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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