VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant

VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant

by Sony Corporation

What is VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant?

VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant is software application developed by Sony Corporation. It is most commonly found on computers running Windows 7 with nearly 93.37% of installations running this operating system. VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant's installer is typically 18.00 MB in size and installs around 9 files. The most common release is 2.00.1110 with 63.85% of all installations currently using this version.

VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant is most popular in the United States with 69.05% of installations residing in this country.

VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant adds 1 scheduled task to the Windows Task Scheduler launching the program at randomly scheduled times.

About VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant?

The VAIO OOBE (VAIO Out Of Box Experience) is integrated into the Welcome Center application and is pre-installed on the majority of VAIO laptops. Its primary purpose is to introduce new users to the tools and features that are pre-loaded on their new computer. Additionally, it includes offers for several trialware applications. The VAIO OOBE also facilitates the setup of the welcome page for the initial startup of the laptop, allowing users to configure usernames and passwords. Once the software has been run for the first time, it can be safely uninstalled from the PC.

Software Behaviors

Scheduled tasks:
  • OOBEFcdRegistration.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SONY\OOBEReminder'.

Startup Entries

Startup tasks:
  • OOBEFcdRegistration.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named VAIO Registration.
  • MiniProgram.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named VAIO Mini Program.

Software Details

URL:
https://esupport.sony.com
Support:
Installation path:
C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience
Uninstaller:
RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Size:
18.00 MB
Language:
English

VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant Executable Details

Primary executable:
oobeapplauncher.exe
Name:
VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant
Path:
C:\Program Files\Sony\First Experience\oobeapplauncher.exe
MD5:
SHA-1:
SHA-256:
Files installed by VAIO OOBE and Startup Assistant
File Type Filename MD5
EXE
30bcb60e769ade3bd2688a7aded24b40
EXE
EXE
EXE
4c413403f9813b1a2f1244fa72d0b983
EXE
db64cfe70aea29b79bb74c1108b8fd36
EXE
4b3c6336e6f01ef25885ddb30c1c9122
EXE
d87c829b16381ecaea46cd3a2926d825
DLL
EXE