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Should I remove VAIO Media?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,466
United States Rank #31,759
Reach 0.0046%


5.0.20 40.66%
5.0.12 1.10%
5.0.10 28.57%
5.0.00 29.67%

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VAIO Media 5.0


VAIO Media 5.0 is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 5.0.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named vc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 6.43 MB (6,738,798 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of VAIO Media come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media 5.0
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5
Estimated size: 6.43 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media 5.0

Program executable:vc.exe
Name:VAIO Media
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio media 5.0\vc.exe
Additional files:
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • SonyMixerControl.dll - Sony Mixer Control DLL (Sony Mixer Control Module DLL)
  • OmgPcMan.dll - OmgPcMan Module
  • SpeakerBalance.dll - VAIO Media 5.0 (VAIO Media Video)
  • VcDeviceMgr.dll - VcDeviceMgr
  • VcLivePlayer.dll - VAIO Media LiveTV
  • VcVideoPlayer.dll
  • sonyuppc.dll - Sony UPnP Client Library
  • UPnPCtrl.dll - Sony UPnPCtrl Library
  • OjbCMod.dll - VAIO Media (OjbCMod DLL)
  • OjbServer.dll - SonicStage (OjbServer DLL)
  • VcAllRes.dll - VcAllRes
  • VcMusicPlayer.dll - VcMusicPlayer DLL
  • VcPhotoPlayer.dll - VAIO Media Photo
  • VcRemWrld.dll - VAIO Media 3.1
  • Swf.dll - Swf DLL
  • mvmm4ad.dll - SONY MPEG4 AAC Decoder DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Vc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media 5.0\Vc.exe'.

How do I remove VAIO Media?

You can uninstall VAIO Media 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 Media 5.0, 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 Media.

Win XP 82%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 90.11%
Windows 7 8.79%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.70%
Windows 7 Professional 3.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.83%
  United Kingdom 11.65%
  France 5.83%
  Japan 4.85%
  Germany 4.85%
  Canada 3.88%
  Italy 3.88%
  Netherlands 2.91%
  Thailand 1.94%
  Taiwan 1.94%
  Spain 1.94%
  PR 1.94%
  Singapore 0.97%
  UA 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 92.77%
Intel 3.61%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Hewlett-Packard 1.20%
Common models
Sony VGN-FS485B 3.80%
Sony VGN-C1Z_B 2.53%
Sony VGN-FE31M 2.53%
Sony VGN-FE11M 2.53%
Sony VGN-C140G 2.53%
Sony VGN-N11S_W 2.53%

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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