Application OOBE

How to uninstall OOBE from your system

This info is about OOBE for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Sony Corporation. More data about Sony Corporation can be read here. Usually the OOBE program is placed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE directory, depending on the user's option during install. OOBE's entire uninstall command line is RunDll32. The application's main executable file is labeled OOBEAppLauncher.exe and occupies 11.37 KB (11640 bytes).

OOBE is comprised of the following executables which occupy 930.30 KB (952624 bytes) on disk:

  • OEMFirstRun.exe (27.37 KB)
  • OOBEAppLauncher.exe (11.37 KB)
  • OOBEReminder.exe (156.87 KB)
  • OOBESendInfo.exe (56.37 KB)
  • SymSilentOEM.exe (421.86 KB)
  • XCopyDir.exe (4.50 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to OOBE version 3.00.0215 alone. For more OOBE versions please click below: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE

The files below were left behind on your disk by OOBE's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\64bit.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\backstage-en.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\chrome-en.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\chrome-es.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\chrome-pt.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\feedbackcontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\generalcontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\graphicUpdate.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\interop.taskscheduler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\keyutilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\kidzui_privacy_policy-en.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\kidzui_terms_of_service-en.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\kidzui-en.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\MyResource.en-CA.resources
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\MyResource.en-US.resources
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\nis-en.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\OEMFirstRun.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\OOBEAppLauncher.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\OOBEReminder.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\OOBESendInfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\private_policy-en-CA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\private_policy-en-US.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\private_policy-fr-CA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\private_policy-pt-BR.rtf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\registrationcontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\securitycontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\1490.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\1990.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\990.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bg_body.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bg_sonora.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bg_table.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bg_top_interna.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bg_top_pg.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\bt_fechar.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\btn_assineja.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\btn_cliqueaqui.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\ico_check.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\ico_li.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\ico_nocheck.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\img_logos.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\logo_divisor.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\logo_sonora.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\logo_terra.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\sonora_clube.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\sonora_clube_pc.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\img\sonora_plus.gif
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\index.html
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\js\functions.js
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora_offline\styles\main.css
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\sonora-pt.wmv
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\Sony_Usertile.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\stepguidecontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\SymSilentOEM.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\utilitymethods.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\vaiologo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\wlancontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\64bit.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\FeedbackControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\GeneralControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\Interop.TaskScheduler.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\KeyUtilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\OEMFirstRun.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\OOBEAppLauncher.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\OOBEReminder.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\OOBESendInfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\RegistrationControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\SecurityControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\StepGuideControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\UtilityMethods.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\x64\WLANControl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\XCopyDir.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\zipca-en.pdf
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\OOBE\zipca-fr.pdf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE\_LicenseAgreement.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE\filesync.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE\opm.db
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Adobe\OOBE\temp_lbs_wid

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sony\VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Application\VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant OOBEAppLauncher Setting
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Applications\OOBE Assist Button
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Applications\OOBE Unattend Base
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Modules\OOBE 164076
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Modules\OOBE App Launcher 163895
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Modules\OOBE Assist Button 163955
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\Installed Software\Modules\OOBE Unattend Base 164244
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\OOBE

How to uninstall OOBE with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

OOBE is a program offered by the software company Sony Corporation. Frequently, people decide to erase this application. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this manually requires some know-how regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK procedure to erase OOBE 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 Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows PC.


  • go 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Click on 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 PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate OOBE or simply activate the Search feature and type in "OOBE". The OOBE app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select OOBE in the list , the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about OOBE, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove OOBE.
Uninstall OOBE

8. After removing OOBE, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong OOBE which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling OOBE with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall OOBE by Sony Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that OOBE by Sony Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall OOBE in case 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.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 12:37:07.803