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Should I remove VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,959
United States Rank #2,764
Reach 0.3367%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.58 days
135.10 days >
Average installed length: 70.98 days


VersionDistribution 37.13% 57.69% 5.18%

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VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic

What is VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic?  (from Sony)

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VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic is a software program developed by Sony. It is typically pre-installed with most new Sony computers. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named fdu.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 719.31 KB (736,578 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO System Diagnostic\CPU Fan Diagnostic
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BCE6E3D7-B565-4E1B-AC77-F780666A35FB}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 719.31 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic

Program executable:fdu.exe
Name:CPU Fan Diagnostic
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio system diagnostic\cpu fan diagnostic\fdu.exe

How do I remove VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic?

You can uninstall VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic 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 VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic, 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 VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic.

Win 10 81%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.08%
Windows 7 18.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.14%
Windows 8 14.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.86%
Windows 10 Home 9.07%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.81%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.60%
  United Kingdom 11.88%
  India 7.37%
  Canada 3.78%
  Australia 3.14%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Belgium 2.55%
  Saudi Arabia 2.09%
  Poland 1.85%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Indonesia 1.55%
  Greece 1.28%
  United Arab Emirates 1.14%
  Vietnam 1.11%

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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