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What is sohcimp.exe?

Part of Sony Home Network Library by Sony

What is it?

VAIO Content Importer for the Sony Home Network Library is part of the VAIO Entertainment framework, software that enables the delivery and viewing of content (music, photos, videos and TV) among devices connected to a home network. The software is pre-installed with most VAIO PCs.
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How does sohcimp.exe run?

Service - sohcimp.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'SOHCImp' (VAIO Media plus Content Importer). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. VAIO Media plus Content Importer runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the sohcimp.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of sohcimp.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sohcimp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00836% CPU83620.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
29.2 MB RAM135.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\sony shared\sohlib\sohcimp.exe

Are there other versions of Sony Home Network Library?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Sony Home Network Library.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: sohcimp.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation (verified)
Name: Sony Home Network Library
Description: VAIO Content Importer
Size: 179.16 KB
Original file name: SOHCImp.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sony Corporation
Certificate authority: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Expiration date: 1/4/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0098282238%
Privileged CPU: 0.0014662152%
User CPU: 0.00836200858710%
Privileged CPU time: 1532366.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 368,869,762
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 126.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 159.93 MB
Paged memory: 29.2 MB
Peak paged memory: 29.93 MB
Paged system memory: 148.71 KB
Non-paged system memory: 31.01 KB
Working set memory: 11.17 MB
Peak working set memory: 22.12 MB
Min working set memory: 11.14 MB
Private memory: 29.2 MB
Page faults: 201,185
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,607
Total read transfer: 479.2 KB
Total write operations: 135
Total write transfer: 243.98 KB
Total other operations: 56,907
Total other transfer: 2.29 MB
Handle count average: 627
Thread count average: 27
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\SOHLib\SOHCImp.exe"

Service details

Name: VAIO Media plus Content Importer
Service name: SOHCImp
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 7334

Image hashes

MD5: 0f7d68094c9b5d2fd49a58c644c48bf0
SHA-1: f735c8cade5ed2cff5f93f9a92e10680cbf9fa38

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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