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    Default What is VAIO CARE?

    what is VAIO CARE? is it necessary for me to have it or can i uninstall from my notebook?

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    Sounds like unnecessary bloatware to me. You'd be fine with a clean install and Sony's drivers. Generally, 90% of OEM pre-installed software is just crapware.

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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    But still, does anyone know what VAIO CARE is? what is it's function?

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    Checking Google, it's some kind of software support package that appears to be subscription-based if you want to use it on a long-term basis. It's not necessary, just more bloatware. You can get free support elsewhere.

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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    Run it and you will know what it does.
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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    actually, it's good software. the version that came with my z is. lately, sony has started to include some software that you might use instead od completely useless crap.
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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    Quote Originally Posted by binnn4 View Post
    what is VAIO CARE? is it necessary for me to have it or can i uninstall from my notebook?
    That's usualy means that Sony doesn't CARE about anybody - their customers AFTER purchase ..
    They will tell you :This issue is not covered in warranty
    That is just their sarcasm

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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    If I recall when it was on my original hard drive running Vista64, VAIO CARE sat on the sys tray. When launched, it would do all the maintenance stuff... including but not limited to:

    - reaching back to Sony's support site to check if there were updated drivers specific to my VGN-FW

    - checked registry & hard drive for opportunities to do clean-up or defrag

    IOW, stuff you could very well do manually on your own.

    There was another component that provided options to contact Sony Support. Never explored that side of it.

    Ever since swapping in a new drive with Windows7 RC on it, I hadn't bothered to add any of Sony's utilities and bloatware -- part of the whole reason I was so eager to move into a new OS in the first place. It's been at least five months since running clean & free of the bloatware and I haven't missed it.

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    What do you use to defragment and optimize registry? When I used Vaio Care, it often reported and fixed some registry issues.

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    Default Re: What is VAIO CARE?

    Another question: How about Vaio Update, do you use it?

 

 
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