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Should I remove VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,830
United States Rank #6,190
Reach 0.3652%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.45 days
455.76 days >
Average installed length: 239.47 days


VersionDistribution 2.26% 33.69% 31.36% 15.48% 3.63% 1.58% 12.00%

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VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide

What is VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide?  (from Sony)

Do it all with PMB (Picture Motion Browser) VAIO Edition. This great new software makes it easier than ever to manage photos and movies, offering fantastic features for smoother handling of multimedia content. From organising and sharing to movie creation and image enhancement*, PMB VAIO Edition is outstanding software...  Read more


VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is VCGuide.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 72.17 MB (75,678,044 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 12% of users of VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Germany and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\UserGuide\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{88C252C8-A7EE-4B60-BF74-8E5919A8048F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 72.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide

Program executable:VCGuide.exe
PMB VAIO Edition Introduction
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Creations\UserGuide\VCGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • VI.dll - VAIO Creation (VI Wrapper)
  • VCGuide.exe - PMB VAIO Edition Introduction
  • StringRes.dll

How do I remove VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide?

You can uninstall VAIO - PMB VAIO Edition Guide 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 - PMB VAIO Edition Guide, 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 - PMB VAIO Edition Guide.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.96%
Windows 10 10.92%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 72.78%
Windows 10 Home 8.81%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.36%
Windows 7 Professional 4.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.10%
Windows 7 Starter 1.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.68% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 11.68%
  Germany 10.97%
  United States 10.60%
  Italy 6.67%
  France 5.40%
  India 4.60%
  Brazil 3.91%
  Canada 3.67%
  Spain 2.90%
  Japan 2.90%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Belgium 2.23%
  Australia 1.80%
  Iran 1.71%

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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