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Should I remove VAIO Personalization Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,000
United States Rank #4,835
Reach 0.1352%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.41 days
513.72 days >
Average installed length: 269.92 days


VersionDistribution 4.47% 27.74% 1.28% 4.50% 0.90% 2.59% 0.04% 58.03% 0.04% 0.15% 0.19% 0.08%

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VAIO Personalization Manager

What is VAIO Personalization Manager?

VAIO Personalization Manager recommends music with the Media Gallery application and is included with the VAIO Entertainment Platform.


VAIO Personalization Manager is a program developed by Sony. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Sony computers. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is vpmlm.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 23.88 MB (25,039,987 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of VAIO Personalization Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: vaio.sony.co.jp
Help link: vcl.vaio.sony.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Personalization Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DBB823F3-E8BD-4578-9D16-42AF176FD777}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.88 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Personalization Manager

Program executable:vpmlm.exe
Name:VAIO Personalization Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\vaio personalization manager\vpmlm.exe
Additional files:
  • VpmIf.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface
  • VpmIf.exe
  • VpmIf64.dll
  • VpmIfBroker.exe
  • VpmIfDbActionLog.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface Database Plugin
  • VpmIfDbActionLog64.dll
  • VpmIfDbEMPData.dll
  • VpmIfDbMData.dll
  • VpmIfDbSiEpg.dll
  • VpmIfDbTsb.dll
  • VpmIfDbTsb64.dll
  • VpmIfDbVep.dll
  • VpmIfEngineVoyager.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface Engine Plugin
  • VpmIfEngineVoyager64.dll
  • VpmIfPav.exe - VAIO Personalization Manager Morphological Analysis Interface
  • VpmIfPavPS.dll
  • VpmIfPavPS64.dll
  • VpmIfPlugin.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface Plugin Proxy
  • VpmIfPlugin64.dll
  • VpmLMPS.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Preference Analysys Interface
  • VpmLMPS64.dll
  • VpmSetting.exe - VAIO Personalization Manager Setting Application
  • VpmSettingPS.dll
  • VpmUidMusicIf.dll - VAIO Personalization Manager Interface UID Engine
  • VpmUidMusicIf64.dll
  • VpmUidTsbIf.dll
  • VpmUidTsbIf64.dll
  • VpmUidTVEpgIf.dll
  • VpmUidTVEpgIf64.dll
  • VEClient.dll - Voyager Engine Client (VEClient)
  • VEClient64.dll
  • pavcore.dll - PavCore Interface

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VpmLM.exe is scheduled as a task named 'VpmLM Task Music Rotman' (runs daily at 06:11 p.m.).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • VpmLM.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named VpmLM Task Music Rotman.

How do I remove VAIO Personalization Manager?

You can uninstall VAIO Personalization Manager 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 Personalization Manager, 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 Personalization Manager.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.67%
Windows 10 8.81%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.35%
Windows 10 Home 6.81%
Windows 7 Professional 6.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.54%
Windows 10 Pro 0.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.00%
  Germany 7.04%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Italy 4.80%
  Iran 3.58%
  Canada 3.49%
  France 3.30%
  Japan 2.69%
  Spain 2.37%
  India 2.14%
  Brazil 2.02%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Saudi Arabia 1.76%
  Belgium 1.57%

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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