What does the VESMgr.exe file do?
The VESMgr.exe process is also known as VAIO Event Service (Service Module) or, as the case may be, VAIO Control Center (Service Module) and is a part of VAIO Event Service or, as the case may be, VAIO Control Center. This software is produced by Sony (www.sony.com). An obsolete or defective version of VESMgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- VAIO Event service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- VAIO Event service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- VESMgr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module VESMgr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about VESMgr.exe VAIO Event service
VESMgr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. VESMgr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 176,128 bytes (28% of all these files), 153,600 bytes as well as 13 other variants.
This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The VESMgr file is no part of Microsoft Windows. VESMgr.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 35% 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 VESMgr.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 VESMgr?
|Found it during a check of "running processes" while looking at one of the laptops on our network. |
|VAIO Laptop users: disabling this process makes you unable to use Fn keys on your keyboard (such as mute, volume, monitor brightness, etc) |
|Process PC portable Sony VAIO |
|It is a file from Sony for using hotkey's. |
Summary: One user judges VESMgr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall VAIO Event Service or VAIO Control Center
To remove VAIO Event service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for VAIO Event Service or VAIO Control Center in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if VESMgr.exe (VAIO Event service) 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 Event service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for VAIO Event service 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 VESMgr.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.