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Should I remove VAIO DVD Menu Data?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,494
United States Rank #4,699
Reach 0.2491%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.13 days
239.85 days >
Average installed length: 126.02 days


VersionDistribution 10.33% 13.48% 2.83% 25.80% 11.65% 7.47% 0.51% 7.98% 19.94%

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VAIO DVD Menu Data

What is VAIO DVD Menu Data?

VAIO DVD Menu Data is part of Click to Disc, which allows to create video discs.


VAIO DVD Menu Data is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named gmCelebrateRes.dll. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 719.65 KB (736,923 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 22% of users of VAIO DVD Menu Data come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on Sony PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
Sony has been criticized for loading its VAIO laptops with bloatware, or ineffective and unrequested software that supposedly allows the user to immediately use the laptop for multimedia purposes. Sony also offers a Fresh start option in some countries which allows a new computer to be shipped only with a basic Windows operating system and very little trial software pre-installed.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Sony PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Sony Corporation\VAIO DVD Menu Data
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{596BED91-A1D8-4DF1-8CD1-1C777F7588AC}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 719.65 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO DVD Menu Data

Program module:gmCelebrateRes.dll
Name:Click to Disc Editor
Greate Menu Plugin "Celebrate" Resource for Click to Disc Editor
Path:C:\ProgramData\Sony Corporation\VAIO DVD Menu Data\DVD-Video\GmRes\gmCelebrateRes.dll
Additional files:
  • gmCelebrateRes.dll - Click to Disc Editor (Greate Menu Plugin "Celebrate" Resource for Click to Disc Editor)
  • gmCelebrateWideRes.dll - Greate Menu Plugin "CelebrateWide" Resource for Click to Disc Editor

How do I remove VAIO DVD Menu Data?

You can uninstall VAIO DVD Menu Data 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 VAIO DVD Menu Data, 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 VAIO DVD Menu Data.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.70%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows XP 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.57%
Windows 10 Home 7.21%
Windows 7 Professional 4.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.80%
Windows 10 Pro 0.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.00%
  United Kingdom 10.46%
  Germany 9.41%
  Italy 6.17%
  France 4.69%
  Canada 4.01%
  India 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  Iran 2.62%
  Japan 2.59%
  Belgium 2.04%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Australia 1.61%

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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