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Should I remove VAIO Survey?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
40% remove it60% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,400
United States Rank #9,092
Reach 0.0158%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.56 days
429.49 days >
Average installed length: 225.66 days


5.00.7207 67.52%
5.00.2607 18.01%
5.00.1206 14.47%

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VAIO Survey


VAIO Survey is a software program developed by Sony. The most common release is 5.00.7207, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named Vista VAIO Survey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 564 KB (577,536 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 86% of users of VAIO Survey come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Sony
URL: www.sony.com
Help link: esupport.sony.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Survey
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Estimated size: 564 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Survey

Program executable:Vista VAIO Survey.exe
Name:Vista VAIO Survey
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Survey\Vista VAIO Survey.exe
  • Vista VAIO Survey.exe - Vista VAIO Survey

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Vista VAIO Survey.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VAIOSurvey' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Survey\Vista VAIO Survey.exe".

How do I remove VAIO Survey?

You can uninstall VAIO Survey 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 Survey, 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 Survey.

Win Vista (SP2) 70%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 86.31%
Windows 7 11.15%
Windows 10 2.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 75.48%
Windows Vista Business 8.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.87%
Windows 10 Home 1.94%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.26%
  Mexico 3.23%
  Iran 1.82%
  Canada 1.82%
  Argentina 0.81%
  Poland 0.61%
  Brazil 0.40%
  Australia 0.40%
  Indonesia 0.40%
  PR 0.40%
  Germany 0.40%
  Turkey 0.40%
  United Kingdom 0.40%
  BO 0.20%

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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