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What does the VAIOUpdt.exe file do?

The VAIOUpdt.exe process is also known as VAIO Update or, as the case may be, VAIOUpdt and is a part of VAIO Update. This software is produced by Sony (www.sony.com). An obsolete or defective version of VAIOUpdt.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about VAIOUpdt.exe VAIO Update

VAIOUpdt.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file VAIOUpdt.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 151,552 bytes (26% of all these files), 1,216,536 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
The VAIOUpdt file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. VAIOUpdt.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as send data out to the Internet. For this reason, 34% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves VAIOUpdt.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about VAIOUpdt?

It is used in updating vaio pc or a laptop. it is not dangerous. it will be in the taskbar. i have it on my vaio laptop
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Summary: 2 users judge VAIOUpdt.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall VAIO Update

To remove VAIO Update from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate VAIO Update in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if VAIOUpdt.exe (VAIO Update) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of VAIO Update. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for VAIO Update or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or VAIOUpdt.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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