Article ID : 00232585 / Last Modified : 09/26/2019Print

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: VAIO Care Premium Tools Service Ending September 2020

    Originally Posted: 9/26/2019

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

    As a result, VAIO PC users may no longer purchase new licenses or renew existing licenses for VAIO Care Premium Tools effective September 30, 2019 11:59PM.(1) VAIO PC 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 PC users the iolo System Mechanic® software tools. Visit the iolo Technologies web site for more information or to purchase System Mechanic® directly before October 1, 2019.

    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. System Mechanic purchasing page will open.

    [Affected Application]

    VAIO Care version 7.3 or higher.

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

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