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Profound Sound Audio

What is Profound Sound Audio?  (from Quickfilter Technologies Inc)

ProfoundSound provides high quality audio playback for all your PC programs and websites. Innovative technology and dedication to enhancing the entertainment experience is at the core of our products. With our unique surround sound and volume enhancement technology you can HEAR THE DIFFERENCE whether it’s audio from ...  Read more


Profound Sound Audio is a software program developed by Quickfilter Technologies Inc. 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 29.89 MB (31,343,417 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 70% of users of Profound Sound Audio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ProfoundSoundAudio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quickfilter Technologies\Profound Sound\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{848C6E30-2625-4D1B-8943-56DBCAD4CBCF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Profound Sound Audio

  • ProfoundSoundLite.exe - ProfoundSoundLite
  • PSDriverInstaller.exe - PSDriverServiceInstaller
  • ProfoundSoundService.exe - ProfoundSound Service (ProfoundSound Audio Service)
  • SkpPopup.exe - SkpPopup
  • SoundSwitch.AudioInterface.exe
  • SkpPopupSvc.exe (by Microsoft) - SkypePopupSvc
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • ProfoundSoundPro.exe (by Hewlett-Packard) - ProfoundSoundPro
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • System.Xaml.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • SkpPopupSvc.exe runs as a service named 'SkpPopupSvc' (SkpPopupSvc) "This service is used by the Profound Sound audio applications.".
  • ProfoundSoundService.exe runs as a service named 'ProfoundSound Service' (ProfoundSound Service) "This service is used by the Profound Sound audio applications.".

How do I remove Profound Sound Audio?

You can uninstall Profound Sound Audio 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 Profound Sound Audio, 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 Profound Sound Audio.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 10 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Ireland 10.00%
  Philippines 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 20.00%
TOSHIBA dynabook Satellit... 20.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 20.00%
Dell Vostro 3550 20.00%
Acer Aspire V3-731 20.00%


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