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What is vim.exe?

Part of VAIO Improvement by Sony

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How does vim.exe run?

Process - vim.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. vim.exe is executed by the process services.exe (ระบบปฏิบัติการ Microsoft® Windows® by Microsoft).

How does vim.exe start?

Scheduled task - vim.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Sony Corporation\VAIO Improvement\VAIOImprovementMonitorSystem'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - vim.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Sony Corporation\VAIO Improvement\VAIOImprovementMonitorSystem'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the vim.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of vim.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vim.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00012% CPU1175.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.77 MB RAM12.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              36 GDI objects24.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\vaio improvement\vim.exe

Are there other versions of VAIO Improvement?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by VAIO Improvement.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Single Language (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: vim.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation (verified)
Name: VAIO Improvement
Description: VAIO Improvement
Size: 450.59 KB
Original file name: vim.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sony Corporation
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/28/2011
Expiration date: 3/28/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007059043%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005883797%
User CPU: 0.00011752456972%
Privileged CPU time: 129054.69 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 663,531,062
CPU cycle count /min: 440,592
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.81 MB
Peak committed memory: 96.06 MB
Paged memory: 2.77 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.87 MB
Paged system memory: 169.91 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.94 KB
Working set memory: 1.2 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.24 MB
Min working set memory: 594 KB
Private memory: 2.77 MB
Page faults: 11,478
Page faults /min: 6
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 20
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 852 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 3 Bytes
Total write operations: 28
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 3.97 KB
Write transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 7,822
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 575.74 KB
Other Transfer /min: 232 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 36
Peak GDI objects: 42
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 159
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Improvement\vim.exe" -User
"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Improvement\vim.exe" -System

Scheduled task details

Name: VAIOImprovementMonitorUser
Command: \Sony Corporation\VAIO Improvement\VAIOImprovementMonitorUser

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Sony Corporation\VAIO Improvement\VAIOImprovementMonitorUser

Image hashes

MD5: 4ca85e1e52494d76855a3532301f94e5
SHA-1: 9feacffe7cdd55c00e8775ed088c85fc550b40be
SHA-256: 78bbfa8f4e4f7a17b6e36e7d320abb5626ca75b58f8876c9f8af9ea9c4de10d2

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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