84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove SRS Premium Sound?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #12,962
United States Rank #14,654
Reach 0.0240%


1.12.2900 1.06%
1.12.0600 0.21%
1.09.1900 10.99%
1.09.1400 0.85%
1.09.1300 1.27%
1.09.1201 1.06%
1.09.0900 0.42%
1.09.0600 0.85%
1.09.0300 37.63%
1.09.0100 1.06%
1.08.1400 10.57%
1.08.1300 24.52%
1.08.1000 1.69%
1.08.0800 1.90%
1.08.0100 0.63%
1.07.0300 2.75%
1.06.0900 0.63%
1.06.0300 1.69%
1.03.1500 0.21%

SRS Premium Sound

What is SRS Premium Sound?  (from SRS Labs)

SRS Premium Soundâ„¢ provides the ultimate audio and entertainment experience for all PC applications related to music, movies and games. Utilizing advanced patented technologies, SRS Premium Sound delivers immersive surround complete with deep, rich bass and crystal clear dialog. It also delivers high-frequency definiti...  Read more


SRS Premium Sound is a software program developed by SRS Labs. The most common release is 1.09.0300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. 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 primary executable is named SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 4.64 MB (4,868,625 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of SRS Premium Sound come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.srslabs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Premium Sound\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9C875FEA-B49E-49F7-AE62-0F9B91F90982}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SRS Premium Sound

Program executable:SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe
Name:SRS Premium Sound
SRS Premium Sound Control Panel
Path:C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Premium Sound\SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe
Additional files:
  • srs_volsync.exe - SRS Premium Sound (SRS Premium Sound Volume Sync)
  • srsdriverinstall.exe - SRS Premium Sound Driver Installer
  • SRSPremiumSound.exe - SRS Premium Sound control panel
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Arabic.dll - SRS Premium Sound for Control Panel Language Resource
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_ChineseSimp.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_ChineseTrad.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Czech.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Danish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Dutch.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_French.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_German.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Italian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Japanese.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Korean.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Norwegian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_PortBraz.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Russian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Spanish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Swedish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Thai.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_Win32_Turkish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Arabic.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_ChineseSimp.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_ChineseTrad.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Czech.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Danish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Dutch.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_French.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_German.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Italian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Japanese.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Korean.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Norwegian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_PortBraz.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Russian.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Spanish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Swedish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Thai.dll
  • SRSPremiumSound_x64_Turkish.dll
  • SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe - SRS Premium Sound Control Panel

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B1447D61-BCBD-40A4-99BB-FB6C374078A7}' (runs on registration).
  • SRS_VolSync.exe runs as a service named 'SRS Volume Sync Service' (SRS_VolSync_Service) "Handles synchronization of the SRS volume with Realtek codecs.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SRS Premium Sound' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Premium Sound\SRSPremiumSoundBig_Small.exe" /hideme.

How do I remove SRS Premium Sound?

You can uninstall SRS Premium Sound 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 Premium Sound, 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 Premium Sound.

Win Vista (SP2) 48%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 55.49%
Windows 7 23.84%
Windows XP 16.24%
Windows 10 4.22%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 44.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.14%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.61%
Windows Vista Business 2.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.26%
  France 11.11%
  Germany 8.15%
  Italy 5.37%
  Poland 3.89%
  Canada 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  Taiwan 2.96%
  Sweden 2.78%
  Czech Republic 2.22%
  Spain 2.04%
  Australia 1.48%
  Belgium 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 84.22%
Dell 14.17%
MSI 1.60%
Common models
ASUSTeK K50IJ 25.81%
ASUSTeK K50IN 10.75%
ASUSTeK K70IO 9.89%
ASUSTeK K50AB 9.68%
Dell Latitude E6400 4.09%
ASUSTeK U80A 3.66%

About (from SRS Labs, Inc.)

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.