How to uninstall VAIO OOBE from your system

You can find on this page details on how to remove VAIO OOBE for Windows. It is developed by Sony Corporation. Open here for more info on Sony Corporation. VAIO OOBE is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience directory, regulated by the user's decision. VAIO OOBE's complete uninstall command line is 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. The program's main executable file is named OEMFirstRun.exe and its approximative size is 2.27 MB (2384432 bytes).

VAIO OOBE contains of the executables below. They take 2.29 MB (2404912 bytes) on disk.

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

The current page applies to VAIO OOBE version 3.00.0730 alone. For more VAIO OOBE versions please click below:

Numerous files, folders and registry data will be left behind when you are trying to remove VAIO OOBE from your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience\OEMFirstRun.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience\offers\AOL.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience\offers\symantec.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience\vaiologo.png

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Sony Corporation\VAIO OOBE

Supplementary values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}\LogFile
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}\ModifyPath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B500D37-E7CF-480B-8054-8A563594EC4E}\ProductGuid

A way to remove VAIO OOBE from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VAIO OOBE is a program offered by the software company Sony Corporation. Frequently, computer users choose to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase VAIO OOBE is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VAIO OOBE or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VAIO OOBE". If it is installed on your PC the VAIO OOBE app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click VAIO OOBE in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about VAIO OOBE, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. 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 ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VAIO OOBE which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VAIO OOBE using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your system 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 PC, we are not saying that VAIO OOBE by Sony Corporation is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove VAIO OOBE supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-06-14 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-14 06:13:52.347