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Should I remove Dolby Digital Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #7,193
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VersionDistribution 26.95% 73.05%

Dolby Digital Plus

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Dolby Digital Plus is a program developed by Dolby Laboratories Inc. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is ddpf3.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.86 MB (1,951,744 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Dolby Digital Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dolby\DDP_F3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D2CD7DCF-D129-4A54-8543-38BECC6CFDAE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.86 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dolby Digital Plus

Program executable:ddpf3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Dolby\DDP_F3\ddpf3.exe
Additional files:
  • DDPASLF3.dll - Dolby Digital Plus ASL DLL
  • Dolby.DDP.Controls_Desktop_F3.dll - Dolby.DDP.Controls_Desktop
  • ddpcf3.dll - Dolby.Pcee.Common
  • Dolby.InteropF3.dll - Dolby.Interop

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ddpf3.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DDPF3' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dolby\DDP_F3\ddpf3.exe" -S.

How do I remove Dolby Digital Plus?

Quickly and completely remove Dolby Digital Plus from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dolby Digital Plus 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dolby Digital Plus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Digital Plus.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.95%
  United Kingdom 10.17%
  Italy 9.26%
  France 3.56%
  Spain 3.47%
  Germany 2.56%
  Australia 2.23%
  Norway 2.07%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Canada 1.32%
  Czech Republic 1.08%
  Singapore 0.91%
  India 0.91%
  Thailand 0.58%

Publisher URL: www.dolby.com


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