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Should I remove VAIO Location Search?

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25% remove it75% keep it
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Global Rank #43,633
Reach 0.0021%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0.03240 13.33%
2.0.0.00000 3.33%
1.7.1.14090 16.67%
1.7.0.06070 3.33%
1.6.0.02150 6.67%
1.5.0.12150 10.00%
1.4.1.03010 16.67%
1.4.0.13150 13.33%
1.3.1.03310 3.33%
1.3.0.10280 6.67%
1.2.0.07220 3.33%
1.1.0.15110 3.33%

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VAIO Location Search

Overview

VAIO Location Search is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 1.7.1.14090, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The primary executable is named locationsearch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 893.69 KB (915,139 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 69% of users of VAIO Location Search come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and China.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Location Search
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7257B9E1-A410-4927-86E4-CE65021746B0}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Estimated size: 893.69 KB
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Location Search

Program executable:locationsearch.exe
Name:LocationSearch
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio location search\locationsearch.exe
MD5:782390029e424c92417e7274db067b17
Additional files:
  • VLSSetting.exe - VAIO Location Search Setting
  • PEPlugin.dll - PEPlugin Dynamic Library
  • VAIO Location Search.exe - VAIO Location Search
  • vaiospotsearch.dll
  • ScheduleOperate.exe - ScheduleOperate Application
  • BandObjectLib.dll - BandObjectLib
  • MagneticMsg.exe - MagneticMsg (Enable Sensor Ballon)
  • Unregister.exe - Unregister
  • ToolBarIF.dll - ToolBarIF
  • Register.exe - Register
  • Interop.VpmInterfaceLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VpmInterfaceLib'.
  • Interop.Shdocvw.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LocationSearch.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LocationSearch.

How do I remove VAIO Location Search?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Location Search 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 Location Search 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 Location Search, 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 Location Search.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Sony
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.67%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.62%
Windows 7 Professional 24.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview w... 3.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.45%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.75% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 68.75%
  United States 15.63%
  China 3.13%
  Australia 3.13%
  Iran 3.13%
  Germany 3.13%
  Philippines 3.13%

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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