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ElbServer.exe *32 Process

Just bought a Sony Vaio and I am wondering if the ElbServer.exe *32 process (I know it is for Media Gallery) is a necessary process? I have no intention of sharing multimedia. But it is using up 40-100Mb of ram and upwards of 25% of my CPU(Intel i5) I would like to stop it if it won't effect Windows 7.

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The VAIO Media Gallery is an application to playback Audio, Video and Image file. Uninstalling this application will not affect any other applications installed in the Computer. To uninstall the same you can use Add/Remove Programs in XP or Programs and Features in Windows Vista/Windows 7. Go ahead and uninstall the Application to enjoy the performance of the Computer.

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This process will allow you to start anew with your computer, and can potentially save you from simply throwing the computer away because you don't think it can handle the workload anymore and spending money on a new machine.


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