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Should I remove Conexant SmartAudio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,041
United States Rank #8,688
Reach 0.0344%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.188.0 0.85%
6.0.180.0 0.85%
6.0.145.0 2.54%
6.0.134.0 0.85%
6.0.109.0 70.34%
6.0.93.4 0.85%
6.0.93.0 1.69%
6.0.87.0 0.85%
6.0.84.0 3.39%
6.0.82.0 2.54%
6.0.73.0 0.85%
6.0.67.14 2.54%
6.0.67.10 1.69%
6.0.67.7 1.69%
6.0.67.6 1.69%
6.0.64.0 0.85%
6.0.62.0 0.85%
6.0.45.0 1.69%
6.0.44.0 1.69%
6.0.42.0 0.85%
6.0.34.0 0.85%

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Conexant SmartAudio

What is Conexant SmartAudio?

This is the software driver package for the installed Conexant SmartAudio device. The driver package is required in order for the Conexant Audio device to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device.

About  (from Conexant Systems, Inc)

This package contains the Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio driver and a user interface for the Conexant High-Definition audio chip in the supported notebook models and operating systems.
Overview
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.conexant.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Conexant\SAII
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Conexant\SAII\SETUP64.EXE -U -ISAII -SM=SmartAudio.EXE,1801
Estimated size: 50.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Conexant SmartAudio

Program executable:SmartAudio.exe
Name:SmartAudio
Path:C:\Program Files\Conexant\SAII\SmartAudio.exe
MD5:32e2b4a357c9f4cd7756194abfc3538e
Additional files:
  • setup.exe - Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x86 Application
  • setup64.exe - Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x64 Application
  • SAIICpl.exe - SmartAudio Control Panel application
  • SACmd32.exe - SAII Command Line Application
  • SACmd64.exe
  • CXHDMI.dll - HDMI Audio Switch Library (Conexant HDMI Audio Switch Dynamic Link Library)
  • SACpl.exe - SmartAudio CPL (32bit)
  • CxHDAudioAPI.dll - Conexant HDAudioAPI
  • SmartAudio.exe - SmartAudio
  • Interop.CxHDAudioAPILib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CxHDAudioAPILib'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SAIICpl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SmartAudio' and executes as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /c.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SAIICpl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.
  • SACpl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SACpl.exe /t.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SmartAudio.exe
Memory:90.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002821916%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022910%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005309%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,284,292
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:177 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.11 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Conexant SmartAudio?

Quickly and completely remove Conexant SmartAudio from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Conexant SmartAudio 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 Conexant SmartAudio, 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 Conexant SmartAudio.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.90%
Windows 8 13.56%
Windows XP 2.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 68.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.02%
Windows 8 Pro 5.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.39%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.67%
  Japan 6.00%
  Brazil 3.33%
  France 3.33%
  United Kingdom 2.67%
  India 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  Taiwan 1.33%
  Sweden 1.33%
  Israel 1.33%
  Canada 1.33%
  Egypt 1.33%
  MA 0.67%
  GY 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 77.12%
Lenovo 11.86%
Toshiba 5.08%
ASUS 2.54%
Hewlett-Packard 1.69%
Acer 1.69%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3010 70.34%
Dell Inspiron 1090 3.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 1.69%
Dell Vostro 1015 1.69%
Dell Vostro 320 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 0.85%

About Conexant Systems, Inc

Conexant is a semiconductor manufacturer and as many of semiconductor companies develops solutions for imaging, audio, embedded modem, and video surveillance applications.
Publisher URL: www.conexant.com

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