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A way to uninstall VAIO Care from your computer

VAIO Care is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Sony Corporation. More data about Sony Corporation can be read here. More details about the app VAIO Care can be found at . VAIO Care is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care folder, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the application. You can uninstall VAIO Care by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{55A60C1D-BEBF-4249-BFB2-F4E5C2E77988}. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for administrator rights. VAIOCare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 873.91 KB (894888 bytes) on disk.

VAIO Care contains of the executables below. They occupy 17.59 MB (18443472 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 (252.00 KB)
  • VCService.exe (57.85 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (769.41 KB)
  • ZipHelper.exe (13.19 KB)
  • esrv.exe (460.41 KB)
  • esrv_svc.exe (417.41 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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The current page applies to VAIO Care version 8.4.1.07021 alone. Click on the links below for other VAIO Care versions:

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

Folders found on disk after you uninstall VAIO Care from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\app_icon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\auslogics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\circle.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\circleHighContrastBlack.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\circleHighContrastWhite.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\close-hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\close-normal.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Backstage.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_ESupport.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Manuals.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_OnlineChat.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Register.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Telephone.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\default.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\earth.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Envelope1.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Gra_update_carrot.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Gra_update_Check.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Gra_update_refresh.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\GridIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\help_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\HelpButton_h.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\HelpButton_n.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\HelpButton_p.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\intel.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\ListIcon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\LiveTileImage.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\minimize-hover.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\minimize-normal.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavCategoryIcon_Diagnostics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavCategoryIcon_MyVAIO.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavCategoryIcon_RecoveryAndRestore.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavCategoryIcon_SystemCare.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavCategoryIcon_TroubleShooting.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_ContactSony.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_HardwareDiagnostics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_InputAndOutput.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Messages.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_NetworkAndWireless.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_OneClickCare.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Recovery.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Restore.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Security.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_SoftwareAndApplications.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_SoftwareDiagnostics.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_StorageAndMedia.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_SystemDetails.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_SystemSettings.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_SystemTuneUp.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_ThinkGreen.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Updates.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_VAIOTour.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\NavViewIcon_Welcome.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_1.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_10.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_2.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_3.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_4.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_5.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_6.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_7.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_8.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\notification_working_9.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Notifications.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\performance.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Play.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\seagate.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\SearchGlass.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\settings.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield128x128.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield16x16.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield24x24.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield32x32.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield64x64.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Shield8x8.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\SpecialReport.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\splash-header.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\splash-sony-logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status_AttentionRequired.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status_GreenLaptop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status_OK.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status_OrangeLaptop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Status_Wait.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\StatusBackground.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Troubleshooting_laptop.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\uninstall.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\vc_logo.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\wave-green.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\wave-orange.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\yellow.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\BasicVirusCheckAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Batterychart.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\BatteryCheckBL.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{55A60C1D-BEBF-4249-BFB2-F4E5C2E77988}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\VAIOShell.exe
  • 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\{55A60C1D-BEBF-4249-BFB2-F4E5C2E77988}\


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

VAIO Care is a program marketed by Sony Corporation. Some users want to remove this program. This is hard because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY practice to remove 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 the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications 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 app will be found automatically. When you select VAIO Care in the list of programs, some data about the program is 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 program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VAIO Care:





  • The software company is: http://esupport.sony.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{55A60C1D-BEBF-4249-BFB2-F4E5C2E77988}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care


8. After removing VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you 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 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 computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice 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. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VAIO Care in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-04 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 21:20:50.590