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What is VUAgent.exe?

VUAgent.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if VUAgent.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

VUAgent.exe file information

The process known as VUAgent belongs to software VAIO Update or VAIO or VAIO Update Merge Module (version x64) by Sony (www.sony.com).

Description: VUAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file VUAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,359,408 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,256,040 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/vuagent.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The VUAgent.exe file is a Verisign signed file. It is digitally signed. The VUAgent.exe file is not a Windows core file. VUAgent.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with VUAgent.exe, you can also completely remove VAIO or VAIO Update Merge Module x64 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify VUAgent.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as VUAgent.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the VUAgent.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

Nicht gefährlich - steht im c:\programmfiles\Sony\VAIO Update common
  Dietrich Kollek  

Summary: Average user rating of VUAgent.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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