What is VMISrv.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the VMISrv.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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VMISrv.exe file information

The process known as VAIO Media Integrated Server belongs to software VAIO Media Integrated Server by Sony (

Description: VMISrv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. VMISrv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—common is C:\Program Files\Sony\vaio media integrated server\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,826,816 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 1,839,104 bytes, 2,080,768 bytes or 2,523,136 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The VMISrv.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. VMISrv.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to remove the entire program VAIO Media Integrated Server using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VMISrv.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the VMISrv.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

VAIO Media Intergrated Server
Yet another piece Sony flotsom they put on their crappy laptops

Summary: Average user rating of VMISrv.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks VMISrv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving VMISrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VMISrv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the VMISrv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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