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Should I remove Cool Edit Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,533
United States Rank #7,434
Reach 0.0874%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.32 days
393.07 days >
Average installed length: 206.53 days

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Cool Edit Pro 2.1

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 primary executable is named coolpro2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 18.85 MB (19,763,361 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\coolpro2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\coolpro2\cep2unin.exe
Estimated size: 18.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cool Edit Pro 2.1

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)
  • CoolBurn.dll - Cool Edit Pro CD Burning (Cool Edit Pro 2.1 CD Burning Plugin)
  • autoreg.dll - Cool Edit Pro AutoReg (Cool Edit Pro 2.1 Automated Registration)
  • COOLTIPS.EXE - Cool Edit Pro Tips (Cool Edit Pro 2.1 Tip of the Day)
  • cep2unin.exe - Cool Edit Pro 2.1 Uninstaller

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 2.1, 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.

Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.25%
Windows 10 25.29%
Windows XP 9.05%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.73%
Windows 7 Professional 9.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.17%
Windows 10 Home 5.02%
Windows 10 Pro 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.02%
  United Kingdom 4.67%
  Italy 4.35%
  Netherlands 3.55%
  Germany 3.23%
  Canada 3.13%
  Mexico 2.49%
  Indonesia 2.49%
  Spain 2.39%
  Australia 2.33%
  Vietnam 1.96%
  Romania 1.86%
  France 1.75%
  Iran 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.51%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 17.13%
ASUS 10.15%
Toshiba 6.67%
Samsung 4.31%
Lenovo 3.08%
Intel 1.74%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Medion 0.82%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.29%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 2.47%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.19%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.19%

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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