Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 Catalyst Prepare 2016.1

How to uninstall Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 from your system

You can find below details on how to remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 for Windows. It was created for Windows by Sony. Check out here where you can find out more on Sony. Click on to get more data about Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 on Sony's website. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\Sony\Catalyst Prepare folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{27DF784F-21DB-11E6-8132-5CF9DD6B5184} is the full command line if you want to remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1. The application's main executable file is labeled Catalyst Prepare.exe and its approximative size is 13.00 MB (13627336 bytes).

Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 38.36 MB (40228128 bytes) on disk.

  • Catalyst Prepare.exe (13.00 MB)
  • CatalystRenderProcess.exe (25.08 MB)
  • crash_report_sender.exe (238.95 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (12.00 KB)
  • zipfolder.exe (42.45 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2016.1.1.319 of Catalyst Prepare 2016.1. You can find below info on other versions of Catalyst Prepare 2016.1:

Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1.

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{27DF784F-21DB-11E6-8132-5CF9DD6B5184}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Sony Creative Software\Catalyst Prepare

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{27DF784F-21DB-11E6-8132-5CF9DD6B5184}\

How to remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 is a program released by Sony. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall this application. This can be difficult because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Catalyst Prepare 2016.1". If it exists on your system the Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Catalyst Prepare 2016.1, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Catalyst Prepare 2016.1:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{27DF784F-21DB-11E6-8132-5CF9DD6B5184}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1.
Uninstall Catalyst Prepare 2016.1

8. After removing Catalyst Prepare 2016.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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The text above is not a recommendation to remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 by Sony from your PC, nor are we saying that Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 by Sony is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove Catalyst Prepare 2016.1 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-22 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 00:29:13.030