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Cool Edit 2000

What is Cool Edit 2000?  (from MP3 Converter)

Cool Edit 2000 is Syntrillium's newer version of Cool Edit 96, an award winning audio editing software. The program fills a niche for those who are interesting in beginning or continuing with audio recording and creation but don't need the professional features (and price) of Cool Edit Pro.

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Cool Edit 2000 is a software program developed by MP3 Converter. 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 setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 13.97 MB (14,647,509 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Cool Edit 2000 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mp3-converter.com/cool_edit_2000.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cool2000
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cool2000\ce2Kunin.exe
Estimated size: 13.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cool Edit 2000

  • ceregkey.exe (by Syntrillium Software) - Cool Edit Registration Key Installer (Install passwords given for Syntrillium products)
  • cooltips.exe (by Syntrillium Software) - CoolTips for Cool Edit (Cool Edit Tips)
  • cool2000.exe - Cool Edit 2000
  • ce2kreg.exe
  • ce2kunin.exe - Cool Edit 2000a Uninstaller
  • 14_43260.DLL (by RealNetworks) - 14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (14.4 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • 28_83260.DLL (by RealNetworks) - 28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (28.8 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • cestudio.dll
  • ClickFix303uninstall.exe
  • COKR3260.DLL - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm)(32-bit) (Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • COOK3260.DLL - Cooker G2 Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit)
  • Cool Edit 2000.exe - Cool Edit 2000 1.1 Installer
  • CoolEdit2000_REGISTRATION.exe
  • DNET3260.DLL - DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (DolbyNet(tm) Audio Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • EDNT3260.DLL
  • ESPR3260.DLL
  • lame_enc.dll
  • msvcrt20.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual C++ (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • PNGU3260.DLL - RealPlayer (32-bit) (GUI Library)
  • PNRS3260.DLL - Resources Manager
  • RMBE3260.DLL - RealNetworks RealProducer Build Engine (32-bit) (RealProducer Build Engine DLL)
  • RMME3260.DLL - Merge for RealMedia Files (32-bit) (Merge for RealMedia Files DLL)
  • RNCO3260.DLL - Color Conversion Library (32-bit) (Color Conversion Library)
  • SIPR3260.DLL - ACELP-NET Voice Codec for RealAudio(tm) (32-bit) (ACELP-NET Voice Codec for RealAudio(tm))
  • sndvol32.exe (by Microsoft) - Volume Control

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • cool2000.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_Cool2000~Cool2000~Beh'.
  • ceregkey.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AB3C579C-53DF-46F5-862C-680DF2E235FC}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1842588607%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.16933559%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01492327%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:10.57 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:84 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Cool Edit 2000?

You can uninstall Cool Edit 2000 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 Cool Edit 2000, 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 Cool Edit 2000.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.48%
Windows 10 29.76%
Windows XP 16.61%
Windows Vista 3.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.13%
Windows 7 Professional 13.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.19%
Windows 10 Home 10.84%
Windows 10 Pro 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.01%
  Germany 8.52%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Australia 3.69%
  Croatia 3.41%
  Italy 3.41%
  France 2.84%
  Canada 1.70%
  Poland 1.42%
  Sweden 1.42%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  Israel 1.14%
  Austria 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.67%
Hewlett-Packard 18.67%
ASUS 12.00%
Acer 11.33%
Samsung 6.67%
Toshiba 5.33%
Intel 4.67%
Sahara 2.00%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Lenovo 1.33%
Medion 1.33%
Common models
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 6.25%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.34%
ASUS All Series 2.34%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 1.56%
ASUSTeK N73SV 1.56%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.56%


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