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Should I remove Manual VAIO?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,888
United States Rank #29,294
Reach 0.0276%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.44 days
425.90 days >
Average installed length: 223.78 days


VersionDistribution 22.61% 18.38% 35.11% 8.82% 9.93% 1.10% 4.04%

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Manual VAIO

What is Manual VAIO?

This is the on-screen User Guide for Sony VAIO PCs (desktops and laptops) that is included with a factory installation. It contains features of the computer. It also includes information about the software programs included with your computer, as well as information on solving common problems. If you no longer require it, this onscreen manual can be removed.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is manuallauncher.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 883.03 KB (904,226 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Manual
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C6E893E7-E5EA-4CD5-917C-5443E753FCBD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0416 -removeonly
Estimated size: 883.03 KB
Language: Portuguese (Brazil)

Program filesFiles installed by Manual VAIO

Program executable:manuallauncher.exe
Name:VAIO Manual
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio manual\manuallauncher.exe

How do I remove Manual VAIO?

You can uninstall Manual VAIO 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Manual VAIO, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Manual VAIO.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.77%
Windows 10 29.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Basic 34.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.78%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 7.37%
Windows 7 Professional 4.97%
Windows 10 Home 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.78% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 88.78%
  United States 8.94%
  Spain 0.95%
  France 0.38%
  Switzerland 0.19%
  Russia 0.19%
  Germany 0.19%
  Canada 0.19%
  Great Britain 0.19%

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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