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Should I remove VAIO Central?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,638
United States Rank #9,531
Reach 0.0158%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.85 days
644.67 days >
Average installed length: 338.72 days


VersionDistribution 32.13% 17.65% 27.15% 0.45% 9.05% 3.62% 9.95%

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VAIO Central

What is VAIO Central?  (from Sony)

This software is intended for use by MIS and Network Professionals to meet specific needs and preferences. The functionality of this software may vary by environment and is to be used at your own risk. Sony offers limited assistance for this software, provided at Sony's discretion.


VAIO Central is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named vaio central.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 14.12 MB (14,800,759 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 84% of users of VAIO Central come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sony.com/pcsupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Central
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4
Estimated size: 14.12 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Central

Program executable:vaio central.exe
Name:VAIO Central
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio central\vaio central.exe
Additional files:
  • Frn.dll - Sony Corporation Frn (Frn DLL)
  • VCCRes.dll - VAIO Central ResEng
  • VCCSystemInfo.exe - VCCSystemInfo

How do I remove VAIO Central?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Central 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 Central 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 Central, 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 Central.

Win Vista (SP2) 53%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 66.22%
Windows XP 19.82%
Windows 7 13.51%
Windows 8 0.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 55.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.55%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.06%
  Canada 3.77%
  Mexico 2.90%
  Iran 2.32%
  Brazil 1.45%
  Argentina 0.58%
  Israel 0.58%
  Saudi Arabia 0.58%
  United Kingdom 0.58%
  South Africa 0.29%
  France 0.29%
  Ecuador 0.29%
  Australia 0.29%
  Russia 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 97.38%
Intel 1.57%
Acer 1.05%
Common models
Sony VGN-FE880E 7.96%
Sony VGN-FZ140E 5.97%
Sony VGN-N250E 5.47%
Sony VGN-N320E 4.48%
Sony VGN-N365E 3.98%
Sony VGN-AR520E 3.48%

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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