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Should I remove VAIO Touch Search?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,048
United States Rank #8,930
Reach 0.0427%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.00 days
353.95 days >
Average installed length: 185.97 days


VersionDistribution 99.64% 0.36%

Typically installed together

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VAIO Touch Search


VAIO Touch Search is a program developed by Sony. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Search.Listener.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.62 MB (2,747,073 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of VAIO Touch Search come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sony\Search\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F792DDDD-71C8-419E-AE05-46B0CDB1BEC8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO Touch Search

Program executable:Search.Listener.exe
Name:VAIO Touch Search
Path:C:\Program Files\Sony\Search\Search.Listener.exe
Additional files:
  • Search.Provider.Favorites.dll - Search.Provider.Favorites
  • Search.Provider.History.dll - Search.Provider.History
  • Search.Provider.Files.dll - Search.Provider.Files
  • Search.Configuration.dll - Search.Configuration
  • Search.Input.dll - Search.InputProvider
  • Search.Provider.Apps.dll - Search.Provider.Apps
  • Search.Controller.dll - Search.Controller
  • Search.Listener.exe - VAIO Touch Search
  • Sony.VAIO.VAIOImprovementWrapper.CSharp.dll - VAIO Improvement (Sony.VAIO.VAIOImprovementWrapper.CSharp)
  • Search.Provider.dll - Search.Provider
  • Search.Settings.dll - Search.Settings
  • Search.Toolkit.dll - Search.Toolkit
  • Search.Runner.dll - Search.Runner
  • Search.UI.dll - Search.UI
  • Search.dll - Search

How do I remove VAIO Touch Search?

Quickly and completely remove VAIO Touch Search from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VAIO Touch Search 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VAIO Touch Search, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Touch Search.

Win 8 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.88%
Windows 7 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 46.42%
Windows 10 Home 15.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.94%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.33%
Windows 10 Pro 7.27%
Windows 8 2.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.73%
  United Kingdom 5.22%
  Germany 4.41%
  Italy 4.11%
  Canada 3.61%
  France 2.81%
  Australia 2.51%
  Brazil 2.11%
  Mexico 1.81%
  Taiwan 1.71%
  Austria 1.50%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Saudi Arabia 1.40%
  United Arab Emirates 1.20%

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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