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Should I remove Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,581
United States Rank #20,509
Reach 0.0287%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.77 days
465.32 days >
Average installed length: 244.49 days


VersionDistribution 89.75% 0.18% 10.07%

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Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3

What is Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3?

This utility allows you to establish a Bluetooth® wireless connection between your computer and a PlayStation3 system so you can use the computer keyboard or touchpad to operate a PlayStation3 system.


The most common release is, 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 vbtkbutil.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 4.03 MB (4,224,644 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{65B138AE-F636-4D4C-BA5D-A06E21E47C53}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.03 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3

Program executable:vbtkbutil.exe
Name:Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\remote keyboard with playstation 3\vbtkbutil.exe
Additional files:
  • VBTDevStack.dll - Remote Keyboard with BLUETOOTH device
  • VBTUSB.sys - VAIO Bluetooth Driver over USB device

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • VBTKBUtil.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3.

How do I remove Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3?

You can uninstall Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3 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 Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3, 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 Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.20%
Windows 10 8.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.21%
Windows 10 Home 6.75%
Windows 7 Professional 1.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.42%
Windows 10 Pro 0.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.93% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 35.93%
  United States 16.78%
  Sweden 5.59%
  Canada 4.58%
  Greece 3.73%
  Poland 3.73%
  Portugal 2.88%
  Czech Republic 2.88%
  Ireland 2.71%
  DK 2.37%
  Finland 2.03%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Hungary 1.69%

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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