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A way to uninstall VAIO Control Center from your system

This page is about VAIO Control Center for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Sony Corporation. More data about Sony Corporation can be found here. VAIO Control Center is typically set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. You can remove VAIO Control Center by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{72042FA6-5609-489F-A8EA-3C2DD650F667}\setup.exe. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. VAIO Control Center.exe is the VAIO Control Center's main executable file and it takes about 1.75 MB (1832640 bytes) on disk.

VAIO Control Center is comprised of the following executables which occupy 1.75 MB (1832640 bytes) on disk:

  • VAIO Control Center.exe (1.75 MB)

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall VAIO Control Center.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center\CommonSetting.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center\PluginDll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center\vim.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center\64BF7A68-797C-4690-B1D8-E7958D19530C
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center\CurrentSettingProfileData.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center\Network\VSN.ini

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DeviceDisplayObject\HardwareId\ComputerMetadata#{d1d8463f-ec95-5497-a449-29d27eb5d8b6}\Shell\VAIO Control Center
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO Control Center

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center\VAIO Control Center.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO Control Center\VAIO Control Center.exe.FriendlyAppName

How to uninstall VAIO Control Center with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO Control Center is an application marketed by Sony Corporation. Sometimes, computer users want to erase it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY way to erase VAIO Control Center 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate VAIO Control Center or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VAIO Control Center". If it is installed on your PC the VAIO Control Center app will be found very quickly. When you click VAIO Control Center in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding VAIO Control Center, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall VAIO Control Center.
Uninstall VAIO Control Center

8. After uninstalling VAIO Control Center, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VAIO Control Center that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing VAIO Control Center using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove VAIO Control Center by Sony Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that VAIO Control Center by Sony Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove VAIO Control Center in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:14:44.163