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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,579
United States Rank #3,531
Reach 0.1543%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.42 days
277.83 days >
Average installed length: 145.98 days


VersionDistribution 18.54% 6.41% 7.79% 6.77% 8.74% 2.73% 0.03% 48.98%

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VAIO Original Function Settings

What is VAIO Original Function Settings?  (from Sony)

VAIO Media is software that enables the delivery and viewing of content (music, photos, videos and TV) among devices connected to a home network. VAIO Original Function Setting is responsible for monitoring the folders which contain media content. You only need to run this if you use VAIO Media.


VAIO Original Function Settings is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named settingwizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 1.74 MB (1,822,101 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 47% of users of VAIO Original Function Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Original Function Settings
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{7C404084-C5A6-42FF-B731-0BAC79A6E134}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.74 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Original Function Settings

Program executable:settingwizard.exe
Name:VAIO 原創功能設定
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio original function settings\settingwizard.exe
Additional files:
  • VpmIf.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface
  • AppName.dll - VAIO Original Function Settings
  • LibraryLoad.dll
  • SettingProvider.dll
  • SettingProviderPS.dll
  • SettingWizard.dll
  • VcmWrapper.dll
  • VOFSAdminCom.dll
  • VOFSCore.dll
  • VOFSCorePS.dll
  • VcmMgrCapIf.dll - VAIO Content Metadata Manager (VCM Manager Capability Interface)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SettingWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{04549D9C-DA26-4D6C-8614-1672638DBB67}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VAIO Original Function Settings?

You can uninstall VAIO Original Function Settings 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 Original Function Settings, 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 Original Function Settings.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.46%
Windows 10 8.01%
Windows Vista 4.20%
Windows XP 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.58%
Windows 10 Home 5.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.73%
Windows 7 Starter 2.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.04%
  United Kingdom 14.34%
  Canada 4.97%
  Iran 4.22%
  Brazil 2.84%
  India 2.36%
  Greece 1.83%
  Saudi Arabia 1.73%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Australia 1.59%
  United Arab Emirates 0.93%
  Ireland 0.90%
  Portugal 0.88%
  Poland 0.74%

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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