Article ID : 00232294 / Last Modified : 26/09/2019Print

VAIO Care Premium Tools Service ending on 30th September 2020

    Effective September 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM(1), VAIO Care Premium Tools will no longer be supported on Sony VAIO computer systems.

    As a result, VAIO users may no longer purchase new licenses or renew existing licenses for VAIO Care Premium Tools effective September 30, 2019 11:59 PM(1). VAIO users who currently have an active license may continue to use VAIO Care Premium Tools until the expiration of their individual license.

    Sony has partnered with iolo Technologies® to offer VAIO users the iolo System Mechanic® software tools. Click here for more information or to purchase System Mechanic® directly before October 1.

    Starting October 01, 2019(1) VAIO users may also purchase System Mechanic® through the VAIO Care application on their computer via the following steps:

    1. Start VAIO Care
    2. Click "Advanced Tools"
    3. Click "Premium Tools"
    4. The System Mechanic purchasing page will open

    NOTE: VAIO Care version 7.3 or higher will be required to purchase System Mechanic via VAIO Care, from October 01, 2019(1) onwards.

    We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.

    (1) All dates & times are based on Pacific Time Zone and may differ depending on your country or region.