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VAIO Media Integrated Server 5.0

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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 5.0 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 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 upnpframework.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 22.65 MB (23,749,943 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 Integrated Server 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 Integrated Server
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7
Estimated size: 22.65 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media Integrated Server 5.0

Program executable:upnpframework.exe
Sony UPnP Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio media integrated server\platform\upnpframework.exe
Additional files:
  • VMDM.dll - VAIO Media Integrated Server (VMDM)
  • VMDMRes.dll - VMDMRes
  • VMISrv.exe
  • VMISrvRes.dll - VMISrvRes
  • dvsysdat.dll - Sony DV System Data Library
  • VMDTCPIPCrypto.exe - VAIO Media DTCP-IP Crypto
  • VMDTCPIPSource.exe - VAIO Media DTCP-IP Source
  • aacencdll.dll - Sony Corp. aacencdll (aacencdll)
  • 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
  • sony4vea.dll
  • sonydvm2.dll - Sony Software Codec DLL
  • sonym2mx.dll - Mpeg Multiplexer
  • sonymaed.dll - sonymaed
  • sonymvbe.dll
  • MpegTranscodeu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VMISrv.exe runs as a service named 'VAIO Media Integrated Server' (VAIOMediaPlatform-IntegratedServer-AppServer).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • VMISrv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Integrated Server\VMISrv.exe'.

How do I remove VAIO Media Integrated Server?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Media Integrated Server 5.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VAIO Media Integrated Server 5.0, 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 Media Integrated Server.

Win XP 84%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.49%
Windows 7 7.45%
Windows Vista 1.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 92.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.41%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.05%
  United Kingdom 11.43%
  France 5.71%
  Japan 5.71%
  Germany 4.76%
  Canada 3.81%
  Italy 3.81%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Spain 1.90%
  PR 1.90%
  Thailand 1.90%
  Taiwan 1.90%
  Argentina 0.95%
  Austria 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 92.05%
Intel 4.55%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard 1.14%
Common models
Sony VGN-FS485B 3.75%
Sony VGN-AR21S 2.50%
Sony VGN-C1Z_B 2.50%
Sony VGN-C140G 2.50%
Sony VGN-FE11M 2.50%
Sony VGN-FE31M 2.50%

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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