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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #32,009
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 255.21 days


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VAIO Media Registration Tool 5.0

What is VAIO Media Registration Tool?  (from Sony)

Used for egistering VAIO media client to the VAIO Media Server. VAIO Media only allows registered computers on the network to gain access to the content of VAIO Media Server. There are two types of registration - manual and automatic.


VAIO Media Registration Tool 5.0 is a software program developed by Sony. 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 vmpclient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.71 MB (1,798,249 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 43% of users of VAIO Media Registration Tool 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 Registration Tool
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Estimated size: 1.71 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media Registration Tool 5.0

Program executable:vmpclient.exe
VAIO Media Client registry tool
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio media registration tool\vmpclient.exe
Additional files:
  • UPnPCtrl.dll - Sony UPnPCtrl Library
  • VmpSecC.dll - VmpSecC
  • VmpClientRes.dll - VmpClient (VAIO Media Client registry tool)
  • VmpClientResUi1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove VAIO Media Registration Tool?

You can uninstall VAIO Media Registration Tool 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 Registration Tool 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 Registration Tool.

Win XP 81%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 90.12%
Windows 7 8.64%
Windows Vista 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.95%
Windows 7 Professional 2.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.01%
  United Kingdom 10.75%
  Germany 6.45%
  Japan 5.38%
  Canada 4.30%
  Italy 4.30%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Spain 2.15%
  PR 2.15%
  Thailand 2.15%
  Argentina 1.08%
  Austria 1.08%
  Czech Republic 1.08%
  Greece 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 93.24%
Intel 4.05%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
Sony VGN-N11S_W 4.29%
Sony VGN-FS485B 2.86%
Sony VGN-AR21S 2.86%
Sony VGN-FE11M 2.86%
Sony VGN-SZ3XWP_C 2.86%
Sony VGN-C140G 2.86%

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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