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Should I remove Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,333
United States Rank #1,514
Reach 0.2715%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.28 days
155.82 days >
Average installed length: 81.87 days


VersionDistribution 0.17% 0.50% 0.19% 2.95% 7.03% 5.70% 17.70% 2.47% 16.67% 7.14% 8.65% 0.15% 0.02% 30.67%

Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP


Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP is a software program developed by Dolby Laboratories. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named DolbyBlue.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 25.82 MB (27,071,196 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dolby\Dolby DAX2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7DA57EF8-9D20-4126-AF15-D0CC97D0C017}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 25.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP

Program executable:DolbyBlue.exe
Additional files:
  • DolbyDax2Launcher.exe - DolbyDAX2TrayIcon
  • DolbyDAX2TrayIcon.exe
  • DolbyDAX2API.exe - DolbyDAX2API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DolbyDAX2TrayIcon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
  • DolbyDAX2API.exe runs as a service named 'Dolby DAX2 API Service' (Dolby DAX2 API Service) "Dolby DAX2 API Service is used by Dolby DAX2 applications to control Dolby Audio components in the system.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DolbyDAX2TrayIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DAX2_APP' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dolby\Dolby DAX2\DAX2_APP\DolbyDAX2TrayIcon.exe -Hide.

How do I remove Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP?

You can uninstall Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP 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 Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP, 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 Dolby Audio X2 Windows APP.

Win 10 96%
Win 7 (SP1) 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 96.45%
Windows 7 3.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 78.81%
Windows 10 Pro 9.18%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.07%
Windows 7 Professional 3.35%
Windows 10 Enterprise 0.82%
Windows 10 Education 0.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.68%
  Germany 4.38%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Italy 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.58%
  France 2.51%
  Canada 1.49%
  Spain 1.30%
  Singapore 1.22%
  Australia 1.12%
  Norway 0.96%
  DK 0.85%
  Sweden 0.80%
  Poland 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 70.93%
Acer 25.15%
Medion 3.92%
Common models
LENOVO 80NV 7.69%
Acer Aspire R5-471T 4.53%
LENOVO 80MK 4.27%
Acer Aspire VN7-592G 3.99%
LENOVO 80NT 3.70%
Acer Aspire VN7-792G 3.56%


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