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Should I remove Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,486
United States Rank #6,369
Reach 0.0687%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.43 days
514.24 days >
Average installed length: 270.19 days


VersionDistribution 5.68% 0.52% 51.07% 36.61% 3.47% 1.92% 0.30% 0.22% 0.22%

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Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD

What is Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD?

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

About  (from Conexant Systems, Inc)

The Conexant® CX20561 SmartAudioâ„¢ 221 is a low-power, 24-bit, 102dB SNR high-performance audio codec with two independent pairs of DACs and two independent pairs of ADCs that support Multi-Streaming and Real Time Communication applications. The audio fidelity exceeds Microsoft WLP3.06 Desktop and Notebook Premium Log...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named uiu32a.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 6.18 MB (6,479,555 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.conexant.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\System Update\session\6ea159ww_win7\W7-64\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\CNXT_AUDIO_HDA\UIU64a.exe -U -ITPUNHERw.INF
Estimated size: 6.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD

Program executable:uiu32a.exe
Name:Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x86 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\conexant\cnxt_audio_hda\uiu32a.exe
Additional files:
  • Setup.exe - Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x86 Application
  • CX32IP17.DLL - Conexant High Definition Audio (Conexant Audio Processing Objects)
  • CX32QP17.dll
  • CX32TP17.dll
  • CX64QP17.dll
  • difxapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • Setup64.exe - Conexant Universal Device Install/Uninstall x64 Application
  • UCI32A39.DLL - Conexant Unified x86 Device CoInstaller
  • UCI32A41.dll
  • UCI32A59.DLL
  • UCI64A41.dll - Conexant Unified x64 Device CoInstaller
  • UCI64A59.DLL
  • UIU64a.exe

How do I remove Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD?

You can uninstall Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD 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 Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD, 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 Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.93%
Windows 10 11.13%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows XP 5.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.01%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.42%
Windows Vista Business 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.79%
  Germany 10.85%
  Canada 5.49%
  United Kingdom 3.48%
  France 2.68%
  DK 1.46%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Israel 1.22%
  Poland 1.22%
  Switzerland 1.16%
  Italy 1.16%
  Taiwan 1.10%
  Finland 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 97.72%
Dell 2.28%
Common models
LENOVO 2081CTO 5.96%
LENOVO 2764CTO 5.96%
LENOVO 2242CTO 4.89%
LENOVO 7417CTO 3.83%
LENOVO 4058CTO 3.19%
LENOVO 7448CTO 2.98%

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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