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How to uninstall VAIO Care from your computer

VAIO Care is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Sony Corporation. More data about Sony Corporation can be read here. The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care folder (same installation drive as Windows). VAIO Care's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{1C22618A-FEFA-4F20-B67D-F1311E6804AC}. VAIO Care's main file takes around 873.91 KB (894888 bytes) and its name is VAIOCare.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with VAIO Care. They occupy about 17.50 MB (18351752 bytes) on disk.



  • BatteryModule.exe (370.11 KB)
  • ChangeConfigSetting.exe (21.61 KB)
  • ConnectionPro.exe (12.59 KB)
  • DeployCRMflag.exe (19.09 KB)
  • FDR.exe (25.59 KB)
  • InstallCertFile.exe (13.59 KB)
  • listener.exe (61.00 KB)
  • SelfHealUpdate.exe (1.40 MB)
  • Solution.Updater.exe (41.61 KB)
  • UpdateTrayIcon.exe (9.50 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (873.91 KB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (723.11 KB)
  • VAIOShell.exe (3.25 MB)
  • VCAdmin.exe (26.11 KB)
  • VCAgent.exe (23.61 KB)
  • VCDLauncherProxy.exe (16.11 KB)
  • VCPerfService.exe (259.93 KB)
  • VCService.exe (57.85 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (769.41 KB)
  • ZipHelper.exe (13.19 KB)
  • esrv.exe (411.41 KB)
  • esrv_svc.exe (368.91 KB)
  • iolorgdf32.exe (17.68 KB)
  • iolorgdf64.exe (14.00 KB)
  • ioloTools.exe (5.28 MB)
  • iolorgdf64.exe (20.68 KB)
  • StxCon.exe (3.50 MB)
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This info is about VAIO Care version 8.4.1.07026 only. Click on the links below for other VAIO Care versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VAIO Care
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VAIO Care:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\analyzer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\app.config
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\256.ico

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1C22618A-FEFA-4F20-B67D-F1311E6804AC}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1BE26DDD-B9B9-464D-9EDA-7415E53F2B58}\1.1\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1BE26DDD-B9B9-464D-9EDA-7415E53F2B58}\1.1\HELPDIR\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care Recovery\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\




A way to remove VAIO Care from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is an application offered by Sony Corporation. Sometimes, people choose to uninstall this application. This is troublesome because deleting this by hand takes some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK manner to uninstall VAIO Care 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 on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find VAIO Care or simply click the Search field and type in "VAIO Care". If it is installed on your PC the VAIO Care app will be found very quickly. When you select VAIO Care in the list of programs, the following data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about VAIO Care, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care


8. After removing VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VAIO Care which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VAIO Care with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VAIO Care 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.

2016-06-23 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-23 14:00:47.450