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Should I remove Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,056
United States Rank #23,091
Reach 0.0065%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.86 days
202.51 days >
Average installed length: 106.40 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.02.10290 24.60%
2.1.02.08060 69.84%
2.1.01.02170 3.97%
2.1.00.11220 1.59%

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Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player

What is Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player?  (from Sony)

The Sony Player Plug-in makes it possible to play compressed IC Recorder voice files (.DVF and .MSV) with Windows Media Player version 6.4 or higher.

Overview

Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 2.1.02.08060, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named REGSVR32.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.93 MB (3,073,052 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 50% of users of Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\PlayerPluginForWMP
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AA1B9602-3120-4A28-913B-AAA59A2CEEEB}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL /z -removeonl
Estimated size: 2.93 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player

Program executable:REGSVR32.EXE
Name:Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System
Microsoft(C) Register Server
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\PlayerPluginForWMP\REGSVR32.EXE
MD5:7b194f51f6b52233c33a7d0d88a91581
  • REGSVR32.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (Microsoft(C) Register Server)

How do I remove Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player?

Quickly and completely remove Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player 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 Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player, 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 Sony Player Plug-in for Windows Media Player.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#26,056

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.87%
Windows 10 19.84%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 15.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 Home 6.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 7.14%
  Australia 5.19%
  Japan 5.19%
  Germany 3.25%
  Israel 2.60%
  Iran 2.60%
  Canada 2.60%
  United Kingdom 2.60%
  Colombia 1.95%
  France 1.95%
  India 1.95%
  Taiwan 1.30%
  Russia 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.58%
Hewlett-Packard 16.85%
Acer 14.61%
GIGABYTE 7.87%
ASUS 7.87%
Toshiba 6.74%
Intel 3.37%
Sony 3.37%
Lenovo 3.37%
Samsung 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Alienware 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.04%
Dell OptiPlex 760 2.04%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.02%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R700 1.02%

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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