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Should I remove VAIO Backup Utility?

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20% remove it80% keep it
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1.00.072106 8.33%
1.00.041706 16.67%
1.00.09306 8.33%
1.00.7246 66.67%

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VAIO Backup Utility


VAIO Backup Utility is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 1.00.7246, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is VBU.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2.6 MB (2,727,312 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 77% of users of VAIO Backup Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Backup Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 2.6 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Backup Utility

Program executable:VBU.exe
Name:VAIO® Backup Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Backup Utility\VBU.exe
Additional files:
  • VBU.exe - VAIO® Backup Utility
  • supportfi.dll
  • interop.scripting.dll - Assembly imported from type library Scripting
  • interop.shdocvw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • dzncore.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP .NET Core Functions
  • dznet.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZip for .NET
  • primosdk.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Prassi PrimoSDK (Primo Software Development Kit)
  • axinterop.shdocvw.dll
  • primosdk_csharpdll.dll

How do I remove VAIO Backup Utility?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Backup Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VAIO Backup Utility from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  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 VAIO Backup Utility, 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 VAIO Backup Utility.

Win XP 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 91.67%
Windows 7 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.92%
  Canada 11.54%
  Brazil 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%

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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