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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 4.65% 37.21% 6.98% 34.88% 13.95% 2.33%

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VAIO Status Monitor


VAIO Status Monitor is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named VAIO Status Monitor.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 8.75 MB (9,175,216 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 33% of users of VAIO Status Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Status Monitor
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6
Estimated size: 8.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Status Monitor

Program executable:VAIO Status Monitor.exe
Name:VAIO Status Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Status Monitor\VAIO Status Monitor.exe
Additional files:
  • ricohdll.dll - Peripheral Device & Storage Media Restriction Setting Dll
  • VAIO Status Monitor.exe - VAIO Status Monitor
  • vnvsdll.dll
  • vvccprtchecker.dll
  • registrywatchdll.dll - registrywatchdll

How do I remove VAIO Status Monitor?

You can uninstall VAIO Status Monitor 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 Status Monitor, 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 Status Monitor.

Win Vista (SP2) 63%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 79.07%
Windows 7 16.28%
Windows XP 2.33%
Windows 10 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 65.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.63%
Windows 7 Professional 11.63%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.33%
Windows 10 Pro 2.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.65%
  Japan 12.24%
  Germany 8.16%
  France 6.12%
  Iran 6.12%
  Australia 4.08%
  Canada 4.08%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Vietnam 2.04%
  Singapore 2.04%
  South Africa 2.04%
  Taiwan 2.04%
  Ecuador 2.04%
  Mexico 2.04%

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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