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Should I remove VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,291
United States Rank #7,053
Reach 0.0934%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.49 days
220.91 days >
Average installed length: 116.07 days


VersionDistribution 22.43% 77.57%

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VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3

What is VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3?  (from Sony)

Use your VAIO keyboard to control your television and input text quickly and conveniently. Remote Keyboard software is compatible only with VAIO notebooks installed with Windows 7 Operating System.


VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3 is a program developed by Sony. 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. The main program executable is vbtkbutil.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 5.95 MB (6,239,029 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E682702C-609C-4017-99E7-3129C163955F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.95 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3

Program executable:vbtkbutil.exe
Name:Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3
Path:C:\Program Files\sony\remote keyboard with playstation 3\vbtkbutil.exe
Additional files:
  • VBTDevStack.dll - Remote Keyboard with BLUETOOTH device
  • VBTUSB.sys - VAIO Bluetooth Driver over USB device
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • VBTKBUtil.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 3.

How do I remove VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3?

You can uninstall VAIO - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3 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 - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation®3, 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 - Remote Keyboard with PlayStation3.

Win 10 56%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.89%
Windows 7 44.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.44%
Windows 8.1 21.15%
Windows 10 Home 8.97%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.78%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.07%
  United Kingdom 11.63%
  India 11.28%
  Canada 4.03%
  Australia 3.63%
  Saudi Arabia 2.77%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.06%
  New Zealand 1.86%
  Sweden 1.61%
  United Arab Emirates 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Poland 1.46%
  Thailand 1.41%

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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