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Should I remove Sonic Focus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,500
United States Rank #3,241
Reach 0.1585%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.66 days
550.46 days >
Average installed length: 289.22 days


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Sonic Focus

What is Sonic Focus?  (from Virage Logic)

Virage Logic`s Sonic Focus IP products are industry leading audio enrichment software that restore clarity, warmth, detail, and realism to digitally compressed audio. When files are compressed, many of the nuances and subtleties of the original studio recording or live performance are lost. Using technology created by ...  Read more


Sonic Focus is a software program developed by Virage Logic. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 SonicFocus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.47 MB (3,635,348 bytes). 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 51% of users of Sonic Focus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.VirageLogic,Corp..com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{09BCB9CE-964B-4BDA-AE46-B5A0ABEF1D3F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.47 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic Focus

Program executable:SonicFocus.exe
Name:ASUS Sonic Focus
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\SonicFocus.exe
Additional files:
  • SonicFocusTray.exe - Sonic Focus Effects (ASUS_MATray.exe)
  • SonicFocus.exe - ASUS Sonic Focus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SonicFocus.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD0E4B51-FF0B-45AA-9062-3333E13FA5BE}' (runs on registration).
  • SonicFocusTray.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Chameleon Monitor 20'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SonicFocusTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SonicFocusTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SonicMasterTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007439149%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042272%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032120%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:52,753
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:125 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Sonic Focus?

You can uninstall Sonic Focus 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 Sonic Focus, 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 Sonic Focus.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.90%
Windows 10 10.07%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.63%
Windows 10 Home 7.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.10%
Windows 7 Professional 3.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.08%
Windows 8 Pro 0.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.81%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Canada 5.18%
  Germany 3.18%
  Italy 3.16%
  France 2.45%
  Australia 2.40%
  Spain 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Norway 1.49%
  Brazil 1.36%
  Taiwan 1.36%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 97.88%
Dell 0.69%
Acer 0.65%
Hewlett-Packard 0.56%
Lenovo 0.13%
Alienware 0.10%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 62.16%
ASUSTeK K53SV 10.32%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 9.02%
ASUSTeK K43E 4.50%
ASUSTeK K53U 3.40%
ASUSTeK K43SV 2.30%


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