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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 6.67% 6.67% 6.67% 13.33% 6.67% 6.67% 6.67% 46.67%

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Audio Controls Application


Audio Controls Application is a software program developed by Conexant Systems, Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 28.05 MB (29,413,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Audio Controls Application come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Conexant\SA3\HP-NB-AIO
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Conexant\SA3\HP-NB-AIO\SETUP64.EXE -U -ISA3 -SWTM="HDAudioAPI-D9A3021B-9BCE-458C-B667-9029C4EF4050,1801"
Estimated size: 28.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audio Controls Application

  • sacpl.exe - SmartAudio CPL (32bit)
  • SoundResearchLibrary.dll - SoundResearchLibrary
  • CxHDAudioAPI.dll - Conexant HDAudioAPI
  • setup64.exe - GUIU App x64 (Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x64 Application)
  • CxHidAccess.dll - CxHidAccess
  • SmartAudio.Conexant.dll - SmartAudio3 (SmartAudio.Conexant [64-Bit])
  • SmartAudio.Core.Audio.dll - Sculptor.Core.Audio [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.Core.Lite.dll - SmartAudio.Core [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.DTS.dll - SmartAudio.DTS [64-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP.BandO.dll - SmartAudio.HP.BandO [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP.Core.dll - SmartAudio.HP.Core [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP.Default.dll - SmartAudio.HP.Default [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP.dll - SmartAudio.HP [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP2016.BandO.dll - SmartAudio.HP2016.BandO [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP2016.Core.dll - SmartAudio.HP2016.Core [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP2016.Default.dll - SmartAudio.HP2016.Default [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HP2016.dll - SmartAudio.HP2016 [32-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.HPCMIT.BandO.dll
  • SmartAudio.HPCMIT.Core.dll
  • SmartAudio.HPCMIT.Default.dll
  • SmartAudio.HPCMIT.dll
  • SmartAudio.Localization.dll - SmartAudio.Localization [64-Bit]
  • SmartAudio.SoundResearch.dll - SmartAudio.SoundResearch [64-Bit]
  • SmartAudio3.exe - DTS Audio Control Panel
  • SmartAudio3.Net40.dll - SmartAudio.Net4.0 [64-Bit]
  • CnxtNotify.exe - CnxtNotify
  • SRS_APO2011_ControllerLib_NET35.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SRS_APO2011_ControllerLib'.
  • Interop.SRSAPOInterface.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SRSAPOInterfaceLib'.
  • Interop.CxHDAudioAPILib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CxHDAudioAPILib'.
  • Interop.CxUtilSvcLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CxUtilSvcLib'.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • sacpl.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SA3.

How do I remove Audio Controls Application?

You can uninstall Audio Controls Application 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Audio Controls Application, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Audio Controls Application.

Win 10 93%
Win 7 (SP1) 7%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 93.33%
Windows 7 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 53.33%
Windows 10 Home 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.26%
  United Kingdom 8.70%
  DK 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Singapore 4.35%

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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