A guide to uninstall VAIO Care from your computer

VAIO Care is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by Sony Corporation. Further information on Sony Corporation can be seen here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\UserName\VAIO Care directory. Keep in mind that this path can vary depending on the user's decision. The full command line for removing VAIO Care is MsiExec.exe /X{E0F928B4-2BB2-4D7E-B16E-2B202CB58EDE}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. VAIO Care's primary file takes about 873.69 KB (894656 bytes) and its name is VAIOCare.exe.

VAIO Care contains of the executables below. They take 15.44 MB (16185872 bytes) on disk.

  • ChangeConfigSetting.exe (20.19 KB)
  • ClearRegistry.exe (13.19 KB)
  • FDR.exe (25.19 KB)
  • listener.exe (61.00 KB)
  • SelfHealUpdate.exe (1.40 MB)
  • UpdateTrayIcon.exe (9.50 KB)
  • VAIOCare.exe (873.69 KB)
  • VaioCareUpdate.exe (722.69 KB)
  • VAIOShell.exe (514.69 KB)
  • VCAdmin.exe (23.69 KB)
  • VCAgent.exe (22.19 KB)
  • VCCreatRecoveryMedia.exe (349.69 KB)
  • VCPerfService.exe (153.00 KB)
  • VCREAD.exe (122.69 KB)
  • VCService.exe (54.69 KB)
  • VCSystemTray.exe (743.69 KB)
  • oscdimg.exe (123.00 KB)
  • DatabaseSetup.exe (44.19 KB)
  • UninstallerApp.exe (65.50 KB)
  • AUDaemon.exe (417.55 KB)
  • bspatch.exe (188.00 KB)
  • HouseCallCLI.exe (958.05 KB)
  • patch64.exe (583.26 KB)
  • iolorgdf32.exe (17.68 KB)
  • iolorgdf64.exe (14.00 KB)
  • ioloTools.exe (5.28 MB)
  • iolorgdf64.exe (20.68 KB)
  • StxCon.exe (2.76 MB) to view all...

The current page applies to VAIO Care version alone. You can find below info on other versions of VAIO Care: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VAIO Care

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\analyzer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\256.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\Assets\app_icon.ico

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\4B829F0E2BB2E7D41BE6B202C25BE8ED
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Gate Default Settings\VAIO Care

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\MuiCache\5e\52C64B7E\@"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\DllResources\VCServiceRes.dll",-1001
  • 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 PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Care is an application offered by the software company Sony Corporation. Sometimes, people want to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. The best QUICK approach to erase 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your computer.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
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 field and type in "VAIO Care". If it is installed on your PC the VAIO Care application will be found automatically. After you click VAIO Care in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:

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

8. After uninstalling VAIO Care, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VAIO Care by Sony Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that VAIO Care by Sony Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove VAIO Care 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 11:23:41.747