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Should I remove SRS HD Audio Lab?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,659
United States Rank #28,619
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.30 days
274.09 days >
Average installed length: 144.01 days


1.00.7100 57.02%
1.00.6700 10.74%
1.00.4000 31.40%
1.00.3900 0.83%

SRS HD Audio Lab

What is SRS HD Audio Lab?  (from SRS Labs)

SRS Audio Essentials™ puts you in control of your audio entertainment experience on the PC. Compatible with virtually all PC-based media players, including Windows Media Player and iTunes, Audio Essentials delivers a thrilling and immersive 3D surround sound experience for movies, music and games. Use the preset option...  Read more


SRS HD Audio Lab is a program developed by SRS Labs. The most used version is 1.00.7100, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is HDAL.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 3.75 MB (3,927,290 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of SRS HD Audio Lab come from the United States, it is also popular in Turkey and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.srslabs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS HD Audio Lab\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DF80E056-3F24-4C02-8F1B-C247E42A59BF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SRS HD Audio Lab

Program executable:HDAL.exe
Name:SRS HD Audio Lab
Path:C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS HD Audio Lab\HDAL.exe
Additional files:
  • SRSUIService.dll - SRSAudioLabService (SRSUIService)
  • HDAL.exe - SRS HD Audio Lab
  • SRSAudioConfig.exe - SRSAudioConfig
  • Interop.SRSDSPProxyLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SRSDSPProxyLib'.
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll (by Acresso Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (64 bit) (FLEXnet Publisher Communication SOAP Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HDAL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0A2846D-AA09-4E31-BC07-62C6589A983A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • HDAL.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SRSHDAudioLab' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS HD Audio Lab\HDAL.exe" auto.

How do I remove SRS HD Audio Lab?

You can uninstall SRS HD Audio Lab 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 SRS HD Audio Lab, 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 SRS HD Audio Lab.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.13%
Windows 10 22.13%
Windows XP 3.28%
Windows Vista 2.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.74%
Windows 8 Pro 4.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.96%
Windows 8.1 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.77%
  Turkey 6.57%
  Canada 3.65%
  India 2.92%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Hong Kong 2.19%
  MA 2.19%
  Taiwan 2.19%
  France 2.19%
  DZ 2.19%
  IQ 2.19%
  Indonesia 2.19%
  Spain 2.19%
  Germany 2.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.14%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 17.14%
Samsung 7.14%
Lenovo 2.86%
Toshiba 2.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.30%
eMachines EL1352G 2.15%
ASUS All Series 2.15%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.15%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.15%
Intel Corporation Intel p... 2.15%

About (from SRS Labs, Inc.)

DTS, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.srslabs.com


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