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Program info

Estimated safety rating


pmbvolumewatcher.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if pmbvolumewatcher.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\PlayMemories Home\PMBVolumeWatcher.exe

This program is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\PlayMemories Home\PMBVolumeWatcher.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 016fa8890b032bfc198cbbd18f284c30.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire power of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Media Check Tool

The description present in the file is Media Check Tool.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Sony Corporation

Company Sony Corporation.


 Copyright 2006 - 2017 Sony Corporation

Legal copyright notice Copyright 2006 - 2017 Sony Corporation.

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


pmbvolumewatcher.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from pmbvolumewatcher.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Sony Corporation

Digitally signed by: Sony Corporation

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Starts with windows


This program is set up to start when your computer starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.