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A guide to uninstall VAIO Care from your system

This web page is about VAIO Care for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Sony Corporation. More information about Sony Corporation can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on VAIO Care on Sony Corporation's website. VAIO Care is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Care folder, subject to the user's choice. You can uninstall VAIO Care by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{36C5BBF0-E5BF-4DE1-B684-7E90B0C93FB5}\setup.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. VAIOCare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 370.36 KB (379248 bytes) on disk.

VAIO Care contains of the executables below. They take 6.76 MB (7084304 bytes) on disk.



  • collsvc.exe (164.50 KB)
  • FDR.exe (23.36 KB)
  • listener.exe (76.00 KB)
  • oscdimg.exe (128.89 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (370.36 KB)
  • VAIOCareMain.exe (2.27 MB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (161.36 KB)
  • VCSpt.exe (22.86 KB)
  • VCsystray.exe (559.86 KB)
  • AuslogicExeCOMServer.exe (29.86 KB)
  • rdboot32.exe (39.50 KB)
  • rdboot64.exe (46.50 KB)
  • RegAsm.exe (52.00 KB)
  • RunAuslogics.exe (32.36 KB)
  • keyboard.exe (32.00 KB)
  • KeyboardChecker.exe (15.50 KB)
  • MouseChecker.exe (10.00 KB)
  • StxCon.exe (2.76 MB)
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This page is about VAIO Care version 6.0.0.15080 alone. You can find below a few links to other VAIO Care releases:

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If you are manually uninstalling VAIO Care we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

The files below remain on your disk by VAIO Care's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\analyzer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\apptable.csv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\1a.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\2a.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\3.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\3a.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Advisor1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Advisor2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Advisor3.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Advisor4.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Advisor5.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\app_icon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\appImage.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\arrow.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\auslogics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Back_button_disable.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\back_button_normal.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\backstageLogo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bad.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\BatteryCare.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg1HC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg2HC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\bg-pattern.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\BigButton.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\BigButton1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\cd.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\centurionIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\chat.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\checkmark_big.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\corner-shadow-lower-left.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\corner-shadow-lower-right.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\corner-shadow-upper-left.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\corner-shadow-upper-right.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\cpu.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\CRDVD.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\CRDVD-DL.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Diagnostics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\DiagSoftware.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_01.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_02.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_03.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_04.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_05.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_06.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_07.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_08.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_09.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\disc_count_10_more.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\dvd.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\eclassroom.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Error_16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\eSupport.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\eSupport_cn.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Fail-safe-logo-64.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\feedback.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\good.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\gradient-status-footer.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\green.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\hardware.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\hdd.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\help_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\ICO_Trouble_Issue.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\ICO_Trouble_solution.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\icon_optical_drive.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Information_16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\intel.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\mailto.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Manual.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\McAfee.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\memory.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\memory_center.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\MessageBar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\MissingIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\mstick.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\network.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\nobu_appicon_64.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\one-touch.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\options (2).png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\options.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Orb_disable.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_green_off.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_green_on.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_red_off.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_red_on.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_yellow_off.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\orb_yellow_on.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\pccard.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\phone-support.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\priorreport.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\priorreport1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Recovery2.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\register.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\register_cn.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\restore.png

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F0CCF309990A8D4ABD8CCC18BF7DCB9
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Sony\VAIO Care

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F0CCF309990A8D4ABD8CCC18BF7DCB9\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{9C4E9490-3862-4EE0-90E6-C2457B67CD5F}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SampleCollector\ImagePath




How to uninstall VAIO Care from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is a program marketed by the software company Sony Corporation. Frequently, people choose to erase this program. This can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action to erase 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VAIO Care or simply click the Search field and type in "VAIO Care". The VAIO Care program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VAIO Care in the list of applications, some information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about VAIO Care, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VAIO Care:


  • The web site of the application is: http://esupport.sony.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{36C5BBF0-E5BF-4DE1-B684-7E90B0C93FB5}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. 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 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VAIO Care with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall VAIO Care supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 13:11:15.360