How to uninstall VAIO Care from your system

This info is about VAIO Care for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Sony Corporation. Take a look here for more information on Sony Corporation. Click on to get more details about VAIO Care on Sony Corporation's website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. MsiExec.exe /X{EF649526-0134-46A8-8DF3-D7F9309E48DB} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VAIO Care. VAIOCare.exe is the VAIO Care's primary executable file and it occupies close to 875.11 KB (896112 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are incorporated in VAIO Care. They take 18.00 MB (18876504 bytes) on disk.

  • BatteryModule.exe (370.11 KB)
  • ChangeConfigSetting.exe (21.61 KB)
  • ConnectionPro.exe (12.59 KB)
  • CreateShortCuts.exe (113.09 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)
  • SpeakerVolumeDetection.exe (12.61 KB)
  • UpdateTrayIcon.exe (9.50 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (875.11 KB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (723.11 KB)
  • VAIOShell.exe (3.25 MB)
  • VCAdmin.exe (26.11 KB)
  • VCAgent.exe (31.61 KB)
  • VCDesktopToast.exe (371.61 KB)
  • VCDLauncherProxy.exe (16.11 KB)
  • VCPerfService.exe (259.93 KB)
  • VCService.exe (60.11 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (772.61 KB)
  • ZipHelper.exe (13.19 KB)
  • esrv.exe (411.41 KB)
  • esrv_svc.exe (368.91 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) to view all...

The current page applies to VAIO Care version only. You can find below info on other application versions of VAIO Care: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling VAIO Care we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VAIO Care

The files below remain 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\analyzer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\app.config
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\256.ico

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EF649526-0134-46A8-8DF3-D7F9309E48DB}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care

Additional values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\LaunchVCD\shell\open\command\
  • 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\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{D7594C97-A57C-4EA1-BA8E-6CC2596071D2}\1.0\0\win32\

A way to erase VAIO Care from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is a program by Sony Corporation. Some users want to remove it. This is easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY action 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 on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VAIO Care or simply click the Search feature and type in "VAIO Care". If it exists on your system the VAIO Care application will be found very quickly. When you click VAIO Care in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you 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 app 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{EF649526-0134-46A8-8DF3-D7F9309E48DB}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VAIO Care.
Uninstall VAIO Care

8. After removing VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VAIO Care which 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 are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove VAIO Care supposing you want to. 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.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:43:50.530