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Should I remove VAIO screensaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
45% remove it55% keep it
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United States Rank #14,450
Reach 0.1457%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.07 days
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Average installed length: 202.64 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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VAIO screensaver

What is VAIO screensaver?

This is the default set of available screensavers for Windows that is pre-installed with various VAIO computers. It displayes the SONY VAIO logo as well as background images and graphics.


The main program executable is VAIO_generic_screensaver.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 124.26 MB (130,292,705 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Sony Europe
URL: www.vaio-link.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vaio screensavers
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VAIO screensavers\VAIO_generic_screensaver.exe -prepareUninstall
Estimated size: 124.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VAIO screensaver

Program executable:VAIO_generic_screensaver.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vaio screensavers\VAIO_generic_screensaver.exe
Additional files:
  • VAIOScreensaverGeneric.exe
  • VAIO_generic_screensaver.exe
  • VAIOScreensaverGeneric_novideo.exe

How do I remove VAIO screensaver?

You can uninstall VAIO screensaver 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 screensaver, 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 screensaver.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 45%
Keep it 55%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.28%
Windows 10 10.44%
Windows XP 0.24%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.67%
Windows 7 Professional 7.98%
Windows 10 Home 7.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.22%
Windows 10 Pro 1.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.77% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 17.77%
  Germany 15.84%
  Italy 11.39%
  France 8.39%
  United States 6.52%
  Spain 5.31%
  Netherlands 4.87%
  Belgium 3.49%
  Sweden 2.73%
  Austria 2.69%
  Greece 1.97%
  Russia 1.93%
  Poland 1.83%
  Switzerland 1.38%

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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