What is VESMgrSub.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the VESMgrSub.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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VESMgrSub.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with VESMgrSub
VESMgrSub.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as VAIO Event Service (Service Sub Module) or VAIO Control Center (Service Sub Module) or VAIO Control Center belongs to software VAIO Event Service or VAIO Control Center by Sony (

Description: VESMgrSub.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The VESMgrSub.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 100,472 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 180,928 bytes and 9 more variants. 
The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 25% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with VESMgrSub.exe, you can remove the entire program VAIO Event Service or VAIO Control Center using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify VESMgrSub.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VESMgrSub.exe. Therefore, you should check the VESMgrSub.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

vesmgrsub.exe is a VAIO Event Service(Service Sub Module) from Sony
is part of Sony's VAIO Event Service for VAIO laptops
  jtmanges   (further information)
Makes your computer slow
without it functional keys will stop working on Sony vaio I think. If you dont need FN, delete Vaio event sevice from control panel.
Eats CPU, refuses to killed.

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Summary: Average user rating of VESMgrSub.exe: based on 6 votes with 5 user comments. One user thinks VESMgrSub.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks VESMgrSub.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving VESMgrSub issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with VESMgrSub. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the VESMgrSub.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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