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Should I remove VAIO Care Recovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,726
United States Rank #2,195
Reach 0.4586%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.99 days
501.33 days >
Average installed length: 263.41 days


VersionDistribution 3.59% 44.40% 39.10% 1.51% 11.38% 0.02%

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VAIO Care Recovery


VAIO Care Recovery is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 18.81 MB (19,726,312 bytes). 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 36% of users of VAIO Care Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care Recovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3A097A28-308D-4C39-809F-C72ED47636E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Care Recovery

  • VAIOCareRecoveryToolkit.dll - VAIOCareRecoveryToolkit
  • CheckRecoveryPartition.exe - CheckRecoveryPartition
  • CheckMediaRequirement.exe - CheckMediaRequirement
  • VCCreatRecoveryMedia.exe - VCCreatRecoveryMedia

How do I remove VAIO Care Recovery?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Care Recovery 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 Care Recovery 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 Care Recovery, 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 Care Recovery.

Win 8 64%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 64.13%
Windows 7 35.78%
Windows XP 0.06%
Windows 8.1 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.85%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.04%
Windows 8 5.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.28%
  United Kingdom 7.87%
  Germany 7.26%
  Italy 5.56%
  France 3.39%
  Canada 3.32%
  Brazil 3.03%
  India 2.78%
  Mexico 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  Spain 1.72%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Austria 1.20%
  Russia 1.17%

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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