VAIO Care, Version for Microsoft® Windows® 8

This utility will install the originally shipped version of the VAIO Care for the Sony VAIO® computers listed below.


For a Windows 8 clean Operation System install: please install the following drivers and utilities so that the VAIO Care application will work properly:

  • Install All drivers
  • Install Sony Shared Library
  • Install Hotkey Utilities
  • Install VAIO Location Utility
  • Install VAIO Update
  • Install VAIO Hardware Diagnostics
  • Install VAIO CPU Fan Diagnostic
  • Install VAIO Care


This utility is only for use with the following Sony VAIO® Computers


Do not install this utility with any other model of computer (including other Sony computers sold worldwide).


During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.


To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.


It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Download And Installation Instructions

Please follow the steps below to download and install the SOAVCA-00273723-0082.exe program.

  • Download the SOAVCA-00273723-0082.EXE file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  • Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the SOAVCA-00273723-0082.EXE file to begin the installation.
  • At User Account Control click Yes
  • If the Select Language window appears, select the language you wish to use and click the OK.
  • At Select Country please select the country you want for this installation and click Next
  • At the Welcome to VAIO Care Setup Program, click Next.
  • Read the Software License Agreement and click I Agree.
  • At the Finished screen, click Finish.
  • At This system must be restarted to complete the installation, click OK to reboot the system.

The installation of the VAIO Care is completed.



  • SOAVCA-00273723-0082.EXE


  • 64 bit


  • 160.97 Mb


  • 25/10/2012