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Should I remove VAIO Media plus Opening Movie?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,950
United States Rank #3,767
Reach 0.3381%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.36 days
335.13 days >
Average installed length: 176.09 days


VersionDistribution 16.10% 28.01% 0.05% 23.77% 28.28% 3.80%

Typically installed together

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VAIO Media plus Opening Movie

What is VAIO Media plus Opening Movie?  (from Sony)

With VAIO Media plus, it’s easy to access movies and photos stored on computers anywhere in your home and view them in the living room on a large-screen TV. For example, watch a travel video stored on dad’s VAIO or access mom’s VAIO and have a look at pictures from the recent sports meet — all in the comfort of your li...  Read more


VAIO Media plus Opening Movie 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 OpenMovie.dll. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 39.36 MB (41,269,125 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 Media plus Opening Movie come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

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: www.vaio-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media plus Opening Movie
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6BF03C88-C06A-48DC-B9A1-FE72B24E5FA9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 39.36 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Media plus Opening Movie

Program module:OpenMovie.dll
Name:VAIO Media plus
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media plus Opening Movie\OpenMovie.dll
  • OpenMovie.dll - VAIO Media plus

How do I remove VAIO Media plus Opening Movie?

You can uninstall VAIO Media plus Opening Movie 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 plus Opening Movie, 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 plus Opening Movie.

Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.48%
Windows 10 8.41%
Windows Vista 4.86%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 73.17%
Windows 10 Home 6.35%
Windows 7 Professional 4.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.23%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.01%
Windows 7 Starter 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.28%
  United Kingdom 10.23%
  Germany 8.91%
  Italy 6.22%
  France 4.67%
  Canada 3.90%
  Spain 2.90%
  India 2.59%
  Japan 2.59%
  Iran 2.58%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Brazil 2.19%
  Belgium 1.88%
  Australia 1.76%

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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