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Should I remove VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,179
United States Rank #9,821
Reach 0.0130%


1.01.1015 50.19%
1.00.0716 49.81%

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VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard


VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is 1.01.1015, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 6.71 MB (7,039,939 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 6.71 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard

  • interop.netfwtypelib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • Interop.NATUPNPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NATUPNPLib'.
  • interop.wifimanlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WiFiManLib'.
  • chilkatdotnet2.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat .NET Class Library, V2.0 .NET Framework (Chilkat .NET 2.0 Framework Assembly)
  • interop.helppane.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'HelpPane'.
  • AutoLaunchWLASU.exe (by Sony Electronics) - AutoLaunchWLASU
  • wifiman.dll (by Nicomsoft) - WiFi Manager (WiFi Manager Library)
  • VWLASU.exe (by Sony Electronics) - VWLASU
  • VWLASU.ocx
  • wlansetup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoLaunchWLASU.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VWLASU' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard\AutoLaunchWLASU.exe".

How do I remove VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard?

You can uninstall VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard 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 PC Wireless LAN Wizard, 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 PC Wireless LAN Wizard.

Win Vista (SP2) 73%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 89.58%
Windows 7 9.65%
Windows 10 0.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 83.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.45%
Windows Vista Business 2.75%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.57%
Windows 10 Home 0.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.69%
  Canada 1.92%
  Indonesia 1.20%
  India 0.72%
  Brazil 0.48%
  Iran 0.48%
  Mexico 0.48%
  PR 0.48%
  Venezuela 0.48%
  Australia 0.24%
  Switzerland 0.24%
  Chile 0.24%
  Germany 0.24%
  DK 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 98.84%
Acer 0.77%
Dell 0.39%
Common models
Sony VGN-CR220E 9.39%
Sony VGN-FZ240E 6.53%
Sony VGN-NR220E 5.31%
Sony VGN-NR120E 4.90%
Sony VGN-CR320E 4.49%
Sony VGN-AR630E 4.08%

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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