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Should I remove Avid Audio Drivers x86?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.5 66.67%
8.0.4 33.33%

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Avid Audio Drivers x86

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Overview

Avid Audio Drivers x86 is a software program developed by Avid Technology. The most common release is 8.0.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 453.01 MB (475,011,539 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of Avid Audio Drivers x86 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avid.com
Help link: www.avid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digidesign\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2F227ACA-204C-4529-BA33-D095C42C72DB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 453.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Avid Audio Drivers x86

  • MMERefresh.exe - Digidesign MME Binder
  • AAFCOAPI.dll - Pro Tools® (Avid-Digidesign AAF Toolkit Shared Library)
  • Cfd.dll - Pro Tools Custom File Dialog
  • DAE.dll - Digidesign Audio Engine
  • DFW.dll - Digidesign Frameworks Library
  • DFW_KeyHook.dll - Digidesign Frameworks Keyhook Library
  • DHS.dll - Digidesign Hardware Setup
  • DigiExt.dll - Digidesign Extension Library
  • DigiMIDI.dll - Digidesign MIDI Library
  • DigiMIDIServices.dll - Digidesign MIDI Services
  • DigiPlatformSupport.dll - Digidesign Platform Support Module
  • DigiRefClock.dll - DigiDesign Reference Clock
  • BUI.dll - Pro Tools (Digidesign DigiBase UI)
  • BUI_Resource404.dll
  • BUI_Resource411.dll
  • BUI_Resource412.dll
  • BUI_Resource804.dll
  • Cfd_Resource404.dll
  • Cfd_Resource411.dll
  • Cfd_Resource412.dll
  • Cfd_Resource804.dll
  • CFnd.dll
  • CFnd_Resource404.dll
  • CFnd_Resource411.dll
  • CFnd_Resource412.dll
  • CFnd_Resource804.dll
  • DAE_Resource404.dll
  • DAE_Resource411.dll
  • DAE_Resource412.dll
  • DAE_Resource804.dll
  • DFW_Resource404.dll
  • DFW_Resource411.dll
  • DFW_Resource412.dll
  • DFW_Resource804.dll
  • DHS_Resource404.dll
  • DHS_Resource411.dll
  • DHS_Resource412.dll
  • DHS_Resource804.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource404.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource411.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource412.dll
  • DigiMIDI_Resource804.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • MMERefresh.exe runs as a service named 'Digidesign MME Refresh Service' (DigiRefresh).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MMERefresh.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DigidesignMMERefresh' which loads as C:\Program Files\Digidesign\Drivers\MMERefresh.exe.

How do I remove Avid Audio Drivers x86?

Quickly and completely remove Avid Audio Drivers (x86) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Avid Audio Drivers x86 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 Avid Audio Drivers (x86), 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 Avid Audio Drivers x86.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 67%
Win 7 17%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 7 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Australia 11.11%
  Japan 11.11%
  Spain 11.11%
  Netherlands 11.11%
  Slovakia 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KT852AV-ABJ m... 33.33%
Dell Vostro 220s Series 33.33%
Dell Dell DM061 33.33%

About Avid Technology

Avid specializes in video and audio production technology, specifically, digital non-linear editing systems, management and distribution services.
Publisher URL: www.avid.com

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