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Breakaway Audio Enhancer


Breakaway Audio Enhancer is a program developed by Claesson Edwards Audio. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is breakaway.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.78 MB (5,007,642 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 28% of users of Breakaway Audio Enhancer come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Colombia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\breakaway
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Breakaway\uninstall_breakaway.exe"
Estimated size: 4.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Breakaway Audio Enhancer

Program executable:breakaway.exe
Name:Breakaway Audio Enhancer
Path:C:\Program Files\breakaway\breakaway.exe
Additional files:
  • BaDeskband.dll - Breakaway Personal for Windows
  • uninstall_breakaway.exe
  • wdmdrvmgr.exe
  • BaDeskband2_32.dll - Breakaway Toolbar
  • BaDeskband2_64.dll
  • breakaway_setup_1.30.02.exe
  • breakaway_setup_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • breakaway.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1E0A8AE2-65FF-42A0-99AD-F99550CC422E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • breakaway.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Breakaway' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Breakaway\breakaway.exe" force.

How do I remove Breakaway Audio Enhancer?

Quickly and completely remove Breakaway Audio Enhancer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Breakaway Audio Enhancer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Breakaway Audio Enhancer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Breakaway Audio Enhancer.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.00%
Windows 8 36.67%
Windows XP 7.50%
Windows Vista 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.67%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.50%
Windows 10 Pro 7.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.69%
  Australia 3.85%
  Colombia 3.85%
  DZ 3.85%
  Egypt 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  MA 3.85%
  Saudi Arabia 3.85%
  Argentina 2.31%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Canada 2.31%
  Spain 2.31%
  IQ 2.31%
  Russia 2.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.26%
Hewlett-Packard 22.37%
Acer 19.74%
ASUS 9.21%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 3.95%
American Megatrends 2.63%
Compaq 1.32%
Alienware 1.32%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 2.88%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.88%
ASUS All Series 2.88%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.92%
BIOSTAR Group G41D3+ 1.92%
Dell Inspiron N5040 1.92%


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