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How to uninstall VAIO Care from your system

This page is about VAIO Care for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Sony Corporation. Take a look here where you can read more on Sony Corporation. More details about VAIO Care can be seen at . Usually the VAIO Care application is installed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care directory, depending on the user's option during install. VAIO Care's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{36C5BBF0-E5BF-4DE1-B684-7E90B0C93FB5}\setup.exe. VAIOCare.exe is the VAIO Care's primary executable file and it takes around 1.16 MB (1213296 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of VAIO Care. They occupy an average of 5.13 MB (5383728 bytes) on disk.



  • collsvc.exe (163.50 KB)
  • listener.exe (76.00 KB)
  • oscdimg.exe (128.89 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (1.16 MB)
  • VAIOCareLauncher.exe (14.36 KB)
  • VAIOCareService.exe (32.86 KB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (96.86 KB)
  • VCsystray.exe (560.36 KB)
  • rdboot32.exe (39.50 KB)
  • rdboot64.exe (46.50 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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The information on this page is only about version 5.0.3.11130 of VAIO Care. For more VAIO Care versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove VAIO Care.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\collsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Applications\WinDiag.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\keyboard.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\KeyboardChecker.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\nbkeyca1.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\nbkeyla1.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\nbkeypt1.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\nbkeyus1.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\KeyboardDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\MouseChecker.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\MouseDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Input\WinDiag.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Network\WinDiag.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\lowerfilters.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalMissingDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalPlaybackDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\lowerfilters.reg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\Storage\OpticalRecordDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\diag.enc
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\mainUI.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\mainUI.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\mainUI.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\mainUI.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\Result.en-US.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\Result.es-MX.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\Result.fr-CA.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\SlowPerfDiag\Result.pt-BR.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\dtd\System\WinDiag.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\etfsboot.com
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\images\seagateBottom.en-CA.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\images\seagateBottom.en-US.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\images\seagateBottom.es-MX.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\images\seagateBottom.fr-CA.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\images\seagateBottom.pt-BR.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\index.html
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\IBackupStatus.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\ignoreList.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\InstallationTools.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\InstallDB.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\inteldata\default
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\inteldata\PeerReports\PR20090602.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\inteldata\s000000.dat
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Interop.HelpPane.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Interop.WUApiLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\KeyUtilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\en-US\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\en-US\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\ko-KR\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\ko-KR\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\zh-TW\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\AP\zh-TW\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\CN\zh-CN\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\CN\zh-CN\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\de-DE\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\de-DE\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\en-GB\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\en-GB\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\es-ES\helptopics.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\es-ES\picVC.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\EU\fr-FR\helptopics.xml

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • 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\Assets\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\html\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\langregion\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Plugins\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SampleCollector\ImagePath




A way to uninstall VAIO Care with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is an application by the software company Sony Corporation. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because doing this manually requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK manner to uninstall VAIO Care is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on 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 a very potent uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VAIO Care or simply click the Search feature and type in "VAIO Care". If it is installed on your PC the VAIO Care application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select VAIO Care in the list of apps, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


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


  • The publisher 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 page will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care


8. After removing VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VAIO Care which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing VAIO Care with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 20:48:25.407