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Should I remove VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade?

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VersionDistribution
5.8.0.10120 100.00%

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VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade

Overview

VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade is a software program developed by Sony. 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 vaioupdt.exe. The setup package is about 20.69 MB (21,694,294 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E4D944D2-7DE6-48F7-AAE1-793241A196B9}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0410 -removeonly
Estimated size: 20.69 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade

Program executable:vaioupdt.exe
Name:VAIO Update
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio update 5\vaioupdt.exe
MD5:abf31dbe0b7fea28f676a0a950ed9d41
Additional files:
  • ResourceDll.dll - ResourceDll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • VAIOUpdt.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named VAIO Update 5.

How do I remove VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Update for Windows 8 Upgrade 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 Update for Windows 8 Upgrade 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 Update for Windows 8 Upgrade, 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 Update for Windows 8 Upgrade.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Sony
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 8 63%
Win 7 (SP1) 38%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.50%
Windows 7 37.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Australia 12.50%
  Spain 12.50%
  India 12.50%
  Russia 12.50%

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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