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Should I remove VAIO Camera Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #12,779
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VersionDistribution 11.34% 3.78% 2.94% 0.84% 3.78% 40.34% 36.97%

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VAIO Camera Utility


VAIO Camera Utility is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named vcuserve.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 8.91 MB (9,347,805 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of VAIO Camera Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Camera Utility
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 8.91 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Camera Utility

Program executable:vcuserve.exe
Name:VAIO Camera Utility
VAIO Camera Utility Server
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio camera utility\vcuserve.exe
Additional files:
  • Frn.dll - Sony Corporation Frn (Frn DLL)
  • VCUData.dll - VAIO Camera Utility (VAIO Camera Utility Data Resource file)
  • VCULocale.dll - VAIO Camera Utility Resource file
  • VCUSet.exe - VAIO Camera Utility Setting GUI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VCUServe.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VAIOCameraUtility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Camera Utility\VCUServe.exe".

How do I remove VAIO Camera Utility?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Camera Utility 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 Camera Utility 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 Camera Utility, 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 Camera Utility.

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 70.83%
Windows 7 21.67%
Windows 8 4.58%
Windows XP 2.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows Vista Business 18.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.30%
Windows 7 Professional 5.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.52%
  Germany 4.84%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  France 3.55%
  Iran 3.55%
  Japan 3.23%
  Spain 2.26%
  Brazil 1.94%
  Canada 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Mexico 1.61%
  Russia 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.29%
  Singapore 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 99.12%
Dell 0.88%
Common models
Sony VGN-FE880E 8.21%
Sony VGN-FZ140E 6.67%
Sony VGN-CR120E 3.59%
Sony VGN-AR520E 3.59%
Sony VGN-SZ430N 3.08%
Sony VGN-FZ150E 2.56%

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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