How to uninstall VAIO Care from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to uninstall VAIO Care for Windows. The Windows release was created by Sony Corporation. Check out here where you can find out more on Sony Corporation. VAIO Care is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. The full command line for removing VAIO Care is MsiExec.exe /X{279C32E4-2D81-4FDA-8C02-7206845D0D38}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. VAIOShell.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 3.41 MB (3573920 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of VAIO Care. They occupy an average of 15.86 MB (16632008 bytes) on disk.

  • ClearRegistry.exe (12.66 KB)
  • FDR.exe (25.13 KB)
  • iolorgdf32.exe (11.00 KB)
  • ioloTools.exe (4.90 MB)
  • listener.exe (80.66 KB)
  • UpdateTrayIcon.exe (9.50 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (872.16 KB)
  • VAIOShell.exe (3.41 MB)
  • VCAdmin.exe (23.16 KB)
  • VCAgent.exe (21.66 KB)
  • VCCreatRecoveryMedia.exe (298.66 KB)
  • VCPerfService.exe (254.66 KB)
  • VCREAD.exe (119.66 KB)
  • VCService.exe (53.16 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (733.16 KB)
  • oscdimg.exe (121.38 KB)
  • DatabaseSetup.exe (41.66 KB)
  • UninstallerApp.exe (65.50 KB)
  • AUDaemon.exe (335.02 KB)
  • bspatch.exe (188.00 KB)
  • HouseCallCLI.exe (610.52 KB)
  • patch.exe (190.76 KB)
  • patch64.exe (583.26 KB)
  • oscdimg.exe (128.89 KB)
  • StxCon.exe (2.76 MB)
  • iolorgdf64.exe (14.00 KB) to view all...

This data is about VAIO Care version only. You can find below info on other versions of VAIO Care: to view all...
VAIO Care has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care

The files below were left behind on your disk by VAIO Care when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\app_icon.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\Contact_Telephone.png
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\default.png

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{279C32E4-2D81-4FDA-8C02-7206845D0D38}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1BE26DDD-B9B9-464D-9EDA-7415E53F2B58}\1.0\0\win32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{1BE26DDD-B9B9-464D-9EDA-7415E53F2B58}\1.0\HELPDIR\
  • 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\{279C32E4-2D81-4FDA-8C02-7206845D0D38}\

A way to delete VAIO Care using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is an application offered by the software company Sony Corporation. Sometimes, users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is difficult because deleting this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK approach 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to clean your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find 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 click VAIO Care in the list , the following information 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.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care

8. After uninstalling VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VAIO Care that 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 system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
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The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 instructions 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-30 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-30 01:22:35.653