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12% remove it88% keep it
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VAIO Media Integrated Server 6.0

What is VAIO Media Integrated Server?  (from Sony)

VAIO Media Integrated Server is a Utility that provides network hosting functionality for documents and other files and allows users to share a variety of media including audio, video, and graphic files over a home network.


VAIO Media Integrated Server 6.0 is a software program developed by Sony. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named upnpframework.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 29.87 MB (31,320,068 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of VAIO Media Integrated Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Integrated Server
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7
Estimated size: 29.87 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media Integrated Server 6.0

Program executable:upnpframework.exe
Sony UPnP Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio media integrated server\platform\upnpframework.exe
Additional files:
  • UCLS.exe - VAIO Media Content Collection
  • UCLSCC.dll - VAIO Media Content Collection DLL
  • VMDM.dll - VAIO Media Integrated Server (VMDM)
  • VMDMRes.dll - VMDMRes
  • VMISrv.exe
  • VMISrvRes.dll - VMISrvRes
  • dvsysdat.dll - Sony DV System Data Library
  • SaDsPlay.dll - VAIO Entertainment (DirectShow Audio Player)
  • SaWma.dll - WMA File Class
  • VzCs.dll - VzCs Manager
  • VzCsDRMCon.dll - VzCsDRMCon
  • VzMp4Parser.dll - MP4 File Parser
  • DrpCustomIpp.dll
  • MpegSysDec.dll - MpegSysDec. DLL (DLL)
  • PhotoExporterRC.dll - Photo Exporter
  • DrpTranscoder.dll - DrpTranscoder
  • dac3d_mt.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • sonydvm2.dll
  • sonym2mx.dll - Mpeg Multiplexer
  • sonymaed.dll - sonymaed
  • sonymvbe.dll
  • sonyuppc.dll - Sony UPnP Client Library
  • UPnPCtrl.dll - Sony UPnPCtrl Library
  • MpegTranscodeu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • VMISrv.exe runs as a service named 'VAIO Media Integrated Server' (VAIOMediaPlatform-IntegratedServer-AppServer).
  • UCLS.exe runs as a service named 'VAIO Media Content Collection' (VAIOMediaPlatform-UCLS-AppServer).

How do I remove VAIO Media Integrated Server?

You can uninstall VAIO Media Integrated Server 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 Integrated Server 6.0, 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 Integrated Server.

Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 83.03%
Windows 7 14.68%
Windows 10 1.83%
Windows XP 0.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 65.88%
Windows Vista Business 15.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.69%
Windows 7 Professional 3.79%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.22%
  United Kingdom 4.39%
  Germany 3.72%
  Italy 3.04%
  France 2.36%
  Mexico 2.36%
  Canada 2.36%
  Spain 2.03%
  Taiwan 1.35%
  Japan 1.35%
  Iran 1.35%
  Austria 1.01%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  Australia 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 98.62%
Hewlett-Packard 0.92%
Intel 0.46%
Common models
Sony VGN-FZ140E 5.82%
Sony VGN-FE880E 4.76%
Sony VGN-N250E 4.76%
Sony VGN-N320E 4.23%
Sony VGN-AR520E 3.70%
Sony VGN-N365E 3.17%

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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