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United States Rank #17,599
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 189.03 days


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VAIO Premium Partners

What is VAIO Premium Partners?

VAIO Premium Partners is an application that is pre-installed on select laptop models and is designed to show (at specific times and context) advertisements for affilliated partner products. It is safe to remove this software.


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 VAIOPartners.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 11.18 MB (11,727,811 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Sony Europe
URL: www.vaio-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sony corporation\vaio partners
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Sony Corporation\VAIO Partners\uninstall.exe -prepareUninstall
Estimated size: 11.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Premium Partners

Program executable:VAIOPartners.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\sony corporation\vaio partners\VAIOPartners.exe
Additional files:
  • VAIOPartners_silentinstaller.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • VAIOPartners.exe - untitled

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5191385-8031-4DBA-9EAF-BA4AD16E116F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VAIO Premium Partners?

You can uninstall VAIO Premium Partners 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 Premium Partners, 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 Premium Partners.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.84%
Windows 10 10.83%
Windows XP 0.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.32%
Windows 10 Home 7.87%
Windows 7 Professional 7.43%
Windows 7 Starter 4.47%
Windows 10 Pro 1.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.30% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 18.30%
  Germany 16.15%
  Italy 10.88%
  France 9.40%
  United States 7.20%
  Spain 5.11%
  Netherlands 4.01%
  Belgium 3.24%
  Sweden 3.02%
  Austria 2.47%
  Russia 2.14%
  Greece 1.98%
  Poland 1.92%
  Portugal 1.48%

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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