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Should I remove SRS Premium Sound Control Panel?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,113
United States Rank #10,783
Reach 0.0235%


1.12.9000 2.59%
1.12.7600 2.37%
1.12.7100 1.51%
1.12.6000 93.32%
1.12.5500 0.22%

SRS Premium Sound Control Panel


SRS Premium Sound Control Panel is a program developed by DTS. The most used version is 1.12.6000, 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. 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 programs's main executable is SRSPanel_64.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 9.53 MB of memory. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.4 MB (2,512,564 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of SRS Premium Sound Control Panel come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dts.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Control Panel\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{000A208E-1050-4181-AC37-E13DA9254B73}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SRS Premium Sound Control Panel

Program executable:SRSPanel_64.exe
Name:SRS APO Control Panel
SRS Control Panel
Signed by:DTS
Path:C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Control Panel\SRSPanel_64.exe
Additional files:
  • dts_apo_service.exe - SRS APO Control Panel (DTS APO Service)
  • SRSPanel_64.exe (by SRS Labs) - SRS Control Panel

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SRSPanel_64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SRS Premium Sound.
  • dts_apo_service.exe runs as a service named 'DTS APO Service' (dts_apo_service) "Controls the DTS APO".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SRSPanel_64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SRS Premium Sound 3D' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Control Panel\SRSPanel_64.exe" /f="C:\Program Files\SRS Labs\SRS Control Panel\SRS_Premium_Sound_PS3D.zip" /h.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001291213%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006456%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006456%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,997,943
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:5.42 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:39 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SRS Premium Sound Control Panel?

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

Win 10 96%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 96.34%
Windows 7 3.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.26%
Windows 8 16.16%
Windows 10 Home 11.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.84%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.96%
  France 6.65%
  Germany 5.18%
  Japan 3.14%
  United Kingdom 2.59%
  Mexico 1.85%
  Peru 1.48%
  Italy 1.29%
  Colombia 1.11%
  Austria 0.92%
  Portugal 0.92%
  Netherlands 0.92%
  Turkey 0.92%
  Belgium 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.13%
Acer 0.43%
ASUS 0.22%
Sony 0.22%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 35.79%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X875 3.69%


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