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8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.01.4500 25.00%
1.01.3700 25.00%
1.01.2700 25.00%
1.00.0079 25.00%

DTSPremiumSoundInstaller

Overview

DTSPremiumSoundInstaller is a program developed by DTS. The most used version is 1.01.4500, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.77 MB (3,957,960 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of DTSPremiumSoundInstaller come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DTS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2C7A5AF4-1793-4B5A-89C0-021FB198EDE8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DTSPremiumSoundInstaller

  • APO3GUI.exe - DTS Studio Sound (APO3GUI)
  • DeviceSupport.dll - APO Device Support LDL
  • Interop.SRS_APO2011_ControllerLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SRS_APO2011_ControllerLib'.
  • dts_apo_service.exe - dts_apo_service
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • dts_apo_service.exe runs as a service named 'DTS APO Service' (dts_apo_service) "Controls the DTS APO".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • APO3GUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DTS Studio Sound' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\APO3GUI.exe" /HIDEME.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

dts_apo_service.exe
Memory:14.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000862846%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001695%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006934%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:122,919
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:158 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove DTSPremiumSoundInstaller?

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Or, you can uninstall DTSPremiumSoundInstaller 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 DTSPremiumSoundInstaller, 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 DTSPremiumSoundInstaller.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Toshiba
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  France 11.11%
  Mexico 11.11%

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