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Should I remove ASUS Sonic Focus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Global Rank #4,257
United States Rank #7,452
Reach 0.1463%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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ASUS Sonic Focus

What is ASUS Sonic Focus?

Sonic Focus provides audio post processing technologies that recreate the original sound of digital recordings which have been reduced in quality by compression and is designed to enhance the sound quality.

About  (from Synopsys)

Sonic Focus Stereo post-processing IP has been successfully implemented by leading PC manufacturers to deliver a rich, compelling audio listening experience for end users. The Sonic Focus Stereo IP solutions extend this benefit into low-power DSP and cost-effective embedded stereo audio applications, delivering enhance...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named SonicFocus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.51 MB (3,676,310 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Synopsys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sonic Focus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B0002707-4F7E-4745-88A7-852DA8A88635}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Sonic Focus

Program executable:SonicFocus.exe
Name:ASUS Sonic Focus
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sonic Focus\SonicFocus.exe
Additional files:
  • SonicFocus.exe - ASUS Sonic Focus
  • SonicFocusTray.exe (by Virage Logic / Sonic Focus) - Sonic Focus Effects (ASUS_MATray.exe)
  • SFCOM.dll (by Virage Logic / Sonic Focus)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SonicFocus.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A1B8130-A0DA-483C-9719-B6121868B1A6}' (runs on registration).
  • SonicFocusTray.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Chameleon Monitor 20'.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SonicFocusTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SonicMasterTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007439149%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042272%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032120%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:52,753
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:125 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ASUS Sonic Focus?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.40%
Windows 8 7.55%
Windows XP 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 73.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.92%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.15%
Windows 7 Professional 3.81%
Windows 10 Home 3.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.87%
  France 10.07%
  Germany 6.38%
  Canada 5.47%
  Italy 5.42%
  Sweden 4.79%
  Australia 3.83%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Spain 3.05%
  Taiwan 2.83%
  Russia 2.55%
  Malaysia 2.28%
  Iran 2.14%
  Indonesia 2.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 97.15%
Hewlett-Packard 1.05%
Acer 1.00%
Dell 0.70%
Alienware 0.05%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SD 35.35%
ASUSTeK K53U 17.16%
ASUSTeK K53Z 8.75%
ASUSTeK K43SD 7.28%
ASUSTeK K53TK 5.16%
ASUSTeK K53BR 4.62%


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