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Should I remove VAIO - Remote Play with PlayStation3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,151
United States Rank #7,381
Reach 0.0973%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.78 days
406.49 days >
Average installed length: 213.58 days


VersionDistribution 25.23% 9.28% 14.81% 45.20% 5.27% 0.21%

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VAIO - Remote Play with PlayStation3

What is VAIO - Remote Play 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 Play with PlayStation3 is a program developed by Sony. The most used version 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 main program executable is VRP.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 7.2 MB (7,551,566 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 28% of users of VAIO - Remote Play with PlayStation3 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\Remote Play with PlayStation 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{07441A52-E208-478A-92B7-5C337CA8C131}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 7.2 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO - Remote Play with PlayStation3

Program executable:VRP.exe
Name:Remote Play with PlayStation®3
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Remote Play with PlayStation 3\VRP.exe
Additional files:
  • Resource.dll - Remote Play with PlayStation®3 (Resource)
  • UFCore.dll - UFCore
  • VRP.exe
  • VRPMapping.dll - VRPMapping
  • VRPUI.exe
  • VRPMMDMGR.dll - RemotePlay with PlayStation®3 (VRPMMDMGR)
  • aacdecdll.dll - Sony MPEG4 AAC Decoder (aacdecdll)
  • ResourceDll.dll - ResourceDll
  • sonyjvtd.dll - Sony AVC decoder dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VRP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{495B7B7E-F07C-480A-BF6C-412D2B5F2577}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VAIO - Remote Play with PlayStation3?

You can uninstall VAIO - Remote Play 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 Play 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 Play with PlayStation3.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.36%
Windows 10 12.38%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.29%
Windows 10 Home 8.05%
Windows 7 Professional 3.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.67%
Windows 8 Pro 0.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.65%
  United Kingdom 26.16%
  Canada 8.45%
  Belgium 4.48%
  Poland 3.08%
  Netherlands 3.04%
  Sweden 2.76%
  Greece 2.20%
  Ireland 2.06%
  DK 1.68%
  Portugal 1.40%
  Switzerland 1.35%
  Finland 1.21%
  Czech Republic 1.21%

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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