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Should I remove Cool Edit Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,115
United States Rank #8,186
Reach 0.0599%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.13 days
505.29 days >
Average installed length: 265.49 days

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Cool Edit Pro 2.0

What is Cool Edit Pro?

Adobe Audition (formerly Cool Edit Pro) is a digital audio workstation from Adobe Systems featuring both a multitrack, non-destructive mix/edit environment and a destructive-approach waveform editing view.

About  (from Adobe Systems)

The complete multitrack recording studio for your PC! Record, mix, and master up to 128 tracks with Syntrillium's most powerful professional audio software. With unmatched wave editing power, more than 40 DSP effects and much more. Now more powerful than ever, Cool Edit Pro version 2 is packed with the latest and great...  Read more


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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is coolpro2.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 29.51 MB (30,938,486 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\coolpro2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\coolpro2\cep2unin.exe
Estimated size: 29.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cool Edit Pro 2.0

Program executable:coolpro2.exe
Name:Cool Edit Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\coolpro2\coolpro2.exe
Additional files:
  • ceplive.dll (by Syntrillium Software) - Cool Edit Registration Key Installer (Install passwords given for Syntrillium products)
  • CoolSCSI.dll (by Syntrillium Software) - Cool Edit Pro CD Interface (Cool Edit Pro 2.1 SCSI CD Interface)
  • autoreg.dll - Cool Edit Pro AutoReg (Cool Edit Pro 2.1 Automated Registration)
  • COOLTIPS.EXE - Cool Edit Pro Tips (Cool Edit Pro)
  • cep2reg.exe - Cool Edit Pro 2.0 Registration
  • cep2unin.exe - Cool Edit Pro 2.0 Uninstaller
  • wmvcore2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • coolpro2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CBB64E72-3134-4AC9-9BFF-CDC64FCDC6D7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • coolpro2.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'CEP20' which loads as "C:\Program Files\coolpro2\coolpro2.exe" "C:\Program Files\coolpro2\StartupTheme\cep21-theme.ses".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • coolpro2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\coolpro2\coolpro2.exe'.

How do I remove Cool Edit Pro?

You can uninstall Cool Edit Pro 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 Pro 2.0, 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 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.92%
Windows 10 21.66%
Windows XP 15.74%
Windows Vista 6.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.79%
Windows 8.1 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.16%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Netherlands 3.72%
  Italy 3.43%
  Mexico 3.35%
  Australia 3.20%
  Canada 2.83%
  Germany 2.68%
  Argentina 2.53%
  Indonesia 2.23%
  Spain 2.08%
  Poland 1.49%
  Colombia 1.41%
  France 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.11%
Dell 22.24%
Acer 19.48%
Toshiba 7.41%
ASUS 6.69%
Lenovo 3.34%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Intel 2.03%
Samsung 1.89%
Sahara 0.73%
MSI 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.09%
ASUS All Series 2.70%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.32%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.93%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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