What is AutoLaunchWLASU.exe?

The genuine AutoLaunchWLASU.exe file is a software component of VAIO Wireless Wizard by Sony Electronics.
autolaunchwlasu.exe starts when the PC boots up and a user logs into Windows. It is installed as part of VAIO Wireless Wizard from Sony Corporation. VAIO Wireless Wizard will automatically setup a VAIO notebook to a wireless network. It utilises the .NET run-time framework and this particular version is usually found on Windows Vista.

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 AutoLaunchWLASU.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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AutoLaunchWLASU.exe file information

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

The process known as AutoLaunchWLASU belongs to software VAIO Wireless Wizard or VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard by Sony Electronics (

Description: AutoLaunchWLASU.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The AutoLaunchWLASU.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (in most cases C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard\ or C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Wireless Wizard\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 24,576 bytes (57% of all occurrences) or 45,056 bytes. 
The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. AutoLaunchWLASU.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with AutoLaunchWLASU.exe, you can contact Customer Service or uninstall VAIO Wireless Wizard or VAIO PC Wireless LAN Wizard software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AutoLaunchWLASU.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AutoLaunchWLASU.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.


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Best practices for resolving AutoLaunchWLASU issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with AutoLaunchWLASU. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the AutoLaunchWLASU.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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