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Should I remove VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,457
United States Rank #5,240
Reach 0.0573%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.57 days
606.93 days >
Average installed length: 318.89 days


VersionDistribution 13.77% 11.43% 25.74% 0.09% 16.74% 17.64% 14.49% 0.09%

Typically installed together

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VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting

What is VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting?

The VAIO Content Metadata Intelligent Analyzing Manager is a software library installed with VAIO PCs that assists VAIO Content Importer / Exporter in analysing and working with media content. It is recommended to install if you use VAIO Content Importer / Exporter for managing and editing video and audio. It supports high-speed music analysis and video analysis of AVCHD High profile contents.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vcmmgrsetting.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 3.08 MB (3,226,105 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: vaio.sony.co.jp
Help link: vcl.vaio.sony.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VCM Manager Setting
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FE697886-F392-4E0D-A0C0-47587BF60992}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.08 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting

Program executable:vcmmgrsetting.exe
Name:VAIO Content Metadata Manager
VCM Manager Setting Panel
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vcm manager setting\vcmmgrsetting.exe
Additional files:
  • VpmIf.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface
  • VcmMgrCapIf.dll - VAIO Content Metadata Manager (VCM Manager Capability Interface)
  • VcmMgrNotification.exe - VCM Manager Notification
  • VcmMgrNotification64.exe
  • VcmMgrSetting64.exe - VCM Manager Setting Panel
  • VcmMgrSettingPanel.exe
  • VcmMgrSettingPanelPS.dll
  • VcmMgrSettingPS.dll
  • VcmMgrSettingPS64.dll
  • VcmMgrTaskPanel.exe - VCM Manager Task Panel
  • VcmMgrTaskPanel64.exe

How do I remove VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting 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 VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting, 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 VAIO Content Metadata Manager Setting.

Win Vista (SP2) 67%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 80.79%
Windows 7 17.06%
Windows 10 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 72.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.20%
Windows Vista Business 3.38%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.10%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.94%
  Canada 4.47%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Germany 3.02%
  Mexico 2.17%
  Iran 1.71%
  Italy 1.58%
  France 1.45%
  Japan 1.45%
  Spain 1.12%
  Brazil 0.92%
  India 0.85%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Netherlands 0.72%

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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