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Should I remove Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care?

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VersionDistribution
4.7.0.11070 100.00%

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Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care

Overview

Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care is a software program developed by Sony. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named vhd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 24.01 MB (25,177,717 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 93% of users of Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Recovery\plugins
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{EC153498-00E1-4C9C-89BE-81527C6750BE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0410 -removeonly
Estimated size: 24.01 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care

Program executable:vhd.exe
Name:VAIO Hardware Diagnostics
VAIO Hardware Diagnostics Component Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio recovery\plugins\vhd.exe
MD5:64465357617eb9f9e43ea078df3ad67b
Additional files:
  • bdrom.dll - VAIO Hardware Diagnostics (VAIO Hardware Diagnostics DLL)
  • cdrom.dll
  • CommLib.dll - CommLib DLL
  • cpu.dll
  • dvdrom.dll
  • hdd.dll
  • HwConfig.dll
  • InformationCheck.exe
  • lan.dll
  • MemoryStick.dll
  • ODD.dll
  • ODDDiagchk.exe
  • ODDInfoCheck.dll - ODDInformation.dll
  • Resbitmap.dll - Resbitmap DLL
  • SD.dll
  • SmartInfoCheck.dll - SMARTInformation.dll
  • usb.dll
  • vhdMediachk.exe
  • video.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • InformationCheck.exe is scheduled as a task named 'VHDInformationCheck32' (runs monthly on Mondays at 22:00).

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Plug-in Diagnostica hardware VAIO per VAIO Care.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Sony
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#19,883

Distribution by countryGeography

92.74% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 92.74%
  United States 4.03%
  Spain 0.81%
  France 0.81%
  United Kingdom 0.81%
  MA 0.81%

About Sony

Sony is a leading manufacturer of electronics products for the consumer markets and is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group.
Publisher URL: www.sony.com

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