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What is vcsystray.exe?

Part of VAIO Care by Sony Electronics

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How does vcsystray.exe run?

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

How does vcsystray.exe start?

Scheduled task - vcsystray.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\VAIO Care'. 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 - vcsystray.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\VAIO Care'. 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the vcsystray.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of vcsystray.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vcsystray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00344% CPU34392.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
40.04 MB RAM185.9%
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.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\vaio care\vcsystray.exe

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 Care.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: vcsystray.exe
Publisher: Sony Electronics, Inc. (verified)
Name: VAIO Care
Description: VAIO Care
Size: 604.3 KB
Original file name: VCsystray.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/6/2007
Expiration date: 12/15/2008

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0038853828%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004460995%
User CPU: 0.00343928327949%
Privileged CPU time: 93.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,486,639,980
CPU cycle count /min: 8,554,066
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 578.32 MB
Peak committed memory: 590.32 MB
Paged memory: 40.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 43.41 MB
Paged system memory: 303.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 31.98 KB
Working set memory: 27.72 MB
Peak working set memory: 27.74 MB
Min working set memory: 27.57 MB
Private memory: 40.04 MB
Page faults: 8,740
Page faults /min: 50
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 44
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 123.52 KB
Read transfer /min: 728 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 640 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 983
Other operations /min: 6
Total other transfer: 16.95 KB
Other Transfer /min: 100 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 17
Handle count average: 291
Thread count average: 7

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care\VCsystray.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \VAIO Care

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \VAIO Care

Image hashes

MD5: 841b3a7718a8354513056f69b738b9de
SHA-1: 2e1e41d4105b5935f8778390df05408bb0b5667f
SHA-256: a97903d3d60e6029cbb24183709e28043c6e283664eea6e9ad9deb12368e56c2

PE image details

File packed: No
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