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What is vcsystemtray.exe?

Part of VCSystemTray by Sony

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How does vcsystemtray.exe run?

Process - vcsystemtray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. vcsystemtray.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does vcsystemtray.exe start?

Scheduled task - vcsystemtray.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Sony Corporation\VAIO Care\AutoCheckMessage'. 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 - vcsystemtray.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 Care\CRMReminder'. 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 vcsystemtray.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of vcsystemtray.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How stable is VCSystemTray?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is vcsystemtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00026% CPU2597.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
67.6 MB RAM313.9%
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.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     5 context switches/sec5.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\vaio care\vcsystemtray.exe

Are there other versions of VCSystemTray?

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 VCSystemTray.

What else is related?

VCSystemTray Stability

vcsystemtray.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Fonctionnement arrt (CLR20r3)
Occurred on: June 13, 2014
Error: Fonctionnement arrt (CLR20r3)
Occurred on: June 20, 2014

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: vcsystemtray.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation (verified)
Name: VCSystemTray
Description: VCSystemTray
Size: 754.09 KB
Original file name: VCSystemTray.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: 0.0016802869%
Privileged CPU: 0.0014205588%
User CPU: 0.00025972810210%
Privileged CPU time: 14976587.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 18,127 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,721,116,158
CPU cycle count /min: 22,875,593
Context switches /sec: 5
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 752.06 MB
Peak committed memory: 785.99 MB
Paged memory: 67.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 69.97 MB
Paged system memory: 609.03 KB
Non-paged system memory: 63.94 KB
Working set memory: 41.45 MB
Peak working set memory: 81.56 MB
Min working set memory: 36.33 MB
Private memory: 67.6 MB
Page faults: 70,070
Page faults /min: 178
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 678
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.18 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.71 KB
Total write operations: 41
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 45.03 KB
Write transfer /min: 56 Bytes
Total other operations: 210,757
Other operations /min: 255
Total other transfer: 6.86 MB
Other Transfer /min: 8.51 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
Peak GDI objects: 36
USER objects: 18
Peak USER objects: 22
Handle count average: 634
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\VCSystemTray.exe" VCSystemTray
"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\VCSystemTray.exe" -versionsave -reminder -autoupdate

Scheduled task details

Name: VCRLog
Command: \Sony Corporation\VAIO Care\VCRLog

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Sony Corporation\VAIO Care\GetPOTInfo

Network connectivity

TCP: unknown.prolexic.com on port 52694
TCP: localhost on port 9996

Image hashes

MD5: 3105404b9bbfcb2d8e8be8b5cf139ba3
SHA-1: a8cba6f2ce70659162003ec2842398707d13cce3

PE image details

File packed: No
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