A guide to uninstall VAIO OOBE from your computer

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall VAIO OOBE for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Sony Corporation. More info about Sony Corporation can be found here. VAIO OOBE is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience folder, subject to the user's decision. You can uninstall VAIO OOBE by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line RunDll32 C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}\setup.exe" -l0x9 -removeonly. Note that you might be prompted for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.27 MB (2383259 bytes) on disk and is named OEMFirstRun.exe.

VAIO OOBE installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 2.29 MB (2403739 bytes) on disk.

  • OEMFirstRun.exe (2.27 MB)
  • LaunchIE.exe (20.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 3.00.0710 of VAIO OOBE. For more VAIO OOBE versions please click below:

A way to erase VAIO OOBE from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO OOBE is an application marketed by the software company Sony Corporation. Sometimes, people try to erase this application. This can be easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK procedure to erase VAIO OOBE is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

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

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

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VAIO OOBE or simply activate the Search field and type in "VAIO OOBE". If it exists on your system the VAIO OOBE app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select VAIO OOBE in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding VAIO OOBE, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VAIO OOBE.
Uninstall VAIO OOBE

8. After uninstalling VAIO OOBE, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong VAIO OOBE which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VAIO OOBE with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove VAIO OOBE by Sony Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that VAIO OOBE by Sony Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove VAIO OOBE supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-02-23 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-02-23 10:29:20.637