How to uninstall VAIO Care from your computer

This page is about VAIO Care for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by Sony Corporation. More data about Sony Corporation can be seen here. Click on to get more data about VAIO Care on Sony Corporation's website. Usually the VAIO Care program is placed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care folder, depending on the user's option during setup. You can remove VAIO Care by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{832CCAD9-6F03-42E8-A455-8232370D66D8}. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. VAIOCare.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 849.02 KB (869400 bytes) on disk.

VAIO Care contains of the executables below. They occupy 17.59 MB (18445264 bytes) on disk.

  • AnalyzerCmd.exe (23.15 KB)
  • BatteryModule.exe (368.55 KB)
  • ChangeConfigSetting.exe (25.02 KB)
  • ConnectionPro.exe (13.09 KB)
  • DeployCRMflag.exe (19.09 KB)
  • FDR.exe (23.59 KB)
  • InstallCertFile.exe (13.59 KB)
  • SelfHealUpdate.exe (1.40 MB)
  • Solution.Updater.exe (43.52 KB)
  • SpeakerVolumeDetection.exe (11.52 KB)
  • UpdateTrayIcon.exe (9.50 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (849.02 KB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (722.02 KB)
  • VAIOShell.exe (3.26 MB)
  • VCAdmin.exe (31.05 KB)
  • VCAgent.exe (36.55 KB)
  • VCDesktopToast.exe (372.11 KB)
  • VCDLauncherProxy.exe (15.02 KB)
  • VCService.exe (58.52 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (777.55 KB)
  • ZipHelper.exe (13.19 KB)
  • DiskTrace.exe (18.95 KB)
  • esrv.exe (421.15 KB)
  • esrv_svc.exe (373.65 KB)
  • iolorgdf32.exe (17.68 KB)
  • ioloTools.exe (5.28 MB)
  • StxCon.exe (3.50 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of VAIO Care. Click on the links below for other VAIO Care versions: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Part_A few of these are shown below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall VAIO Care:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

The files below are left behind on your disk by VAIO Care's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\AnalyzerCmd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\app.config
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Manuals.ico

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1BE26DDD-B9B9-464D-9EDA-7415E53F2B58}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{832CCAD9-6F03-42E8-A455-8232370D66D8}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{2A090754-16A6-407D-883D-A5C0F8CF9992}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{C9480C5A-8921-4C96-BAB1-3D56AE999B70}\LocalServer32\
  • 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\

A way to uninstall VAIO Care with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is a program offered by the software company Sony Corporation. Some computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY procedure to remove VAIO Care is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 all around tool to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate VAIO Care or simply click the Search feature and type in "VAIO Care". The VAIO Care app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select VAIO Care in the list of applications, the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about VAIO Care, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VAIO Care:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{832CCAD9-6F03-42E8-A455-8232370D66D8}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care

8. After uninstalling VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong VAIO Care that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VAIO Care with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VAIO Care supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon 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 06:05:10.830