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Should I remove WALKMAN Launcher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,456
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VersionDistribution 2.86% 33.33% 19.05% 42.86% 1.90%

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WALKMAN Launcher


WALKMAN Launcher is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is wmlnch.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 6.29 MB (6,592,934 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of WALKMAN Launcher come from Japan, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Launcher
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C20B3C31-28CD-4732-AE45-A30F401AF91F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0011 UNINSTALL -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.29 MB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by WALKMAN Launcher

Program executable:wmlnch.exe
Name:WALKMAN Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\walkman launcher\wmlnch.exe
Additional files:
  • WMAAD.exe - WALKMAN Launcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WMAAD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WMAAD' which loads as C:\Program Files\Sony\WALKMAN Launcher\WMAAD.exe.

How do I remove WALKMAN Launcher?

Quickly and completely remove WALKMAN Launcher from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WALKMAN Launcher 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 WALKMAN Launcher, 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 WALKMAN Launcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.38%
Windows Vista 24.76%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 8.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.57%
Windows 8.1 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.66% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 55.66%
  United Kingdom 10.38%
  Germany 6.60%
  United States 4.72%
  France 2.83%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  Iran 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Vietnam 0.94%
  Taiwan 0.94%
  Korea 0.94%
  Australia 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 27.42%
Dell 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 11.29%
Acer 9.68%
Toshiba 9.68%
Sony 8.06%
ASUS 4.84%
Samsung 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Sahara 1.61%
Medion 1.61%
Common models
NEC PC-LL730TG6R 2.13%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 2.13%
Sony SVE15123CJW 1.06%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.06%
Gigabyte G33M-DS2R 1.06%
Gateway SX2300 1.06%

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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