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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,843
United States Rank #36,705
Reach 0.0035%

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.3.0.0 100.00%

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Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit

What is Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit?  (from Microsoft)

The High Definition Audio (HD Audio) tool is used to define and validate Pin Configuration Register definitions for audio designs that comply with the Intel High Definition Audio (HD Audio) specification This link leaves the Microsoft.com site. The tool works in combination with the HD Audio drivers that are included i...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit is a software program developed by Microsoft. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.05 MB (3,196,416 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 36% of users of Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft high definition audio utility (64-bit)
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B1E6A51E-9D5C-4013-849F-3BEC009ECD68}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit

  • hdau.exe - High Definition Audio Utility

How do I remove Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit?

You can uninstall Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit 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 Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility (64-bit), 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 Microsoft High Definition Audio Utility 64-bit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 56%
Win 7 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#34,843

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.88%
Windows 7 44.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 19.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.12%
Windows 10 Pro 16.18%
Windows 10 Pro Insider Pr... 4.41%
Windows 7 Professional 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.80%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Italy 6.17%
  Canada 3.70%
  India 3.70%
  Sweden 3.70%
  BG 2.47%
  Brazil 2.47%
  Czech Republic 2.47%
  Germany 2.47%
  DK 2.47%
  Spain 2.47%
  France 2.47%
  Greece 2.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.91%
ASUS 19.57%
Acer 19.57%
Lenovo 10.87%
GIGABYTE 8.70%
Samsung 6.52%
Dell 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Intel 2.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.36%
ASUSTeK X550LD 3.57%
ASUS All Series 3.57%
Acer Aspire E1-572 3.57%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.79%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE U840W 1.79%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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