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Should I remove Steinberg HALion Sonic SE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,210
United States Rank #16,112
Reach 0.0264%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.21 days
507.71 days >
Average installed length: 266.76 days


2.0.2 14.23%
2.0.1 2.31%
1.6.3 45.00%
1.6.1 1.73%
1.6.0 3.46%
1.5.2 30.77%
1.5.0 2.50%

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Steinberg HALion Sonic SE

What is Steinberg HALion Sonic SE?  (from Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH)

HALion Sonic 2 offers 2,500 first-class instruments and myriad creative options to captivate and inspire you, and to form the heart of your creative process. Powerful multi-timbral audio engine with disk-streaming sample playback, tone-wheel organ simulator and high-end virtual analog and granular synthesis. Stage opti...  Read more


Steinberg HALion Sonic SE is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. The most common release is 1.6.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named HALion Sonic SE.dll. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 31.94 MB (33,488,567 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 28% of users of Steinberg HALion Sonic SE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steinberg\Shared Components\HALion Sonic SE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{EF7800A8-575E-4776-95A5-A9D904A85D5F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.94 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg HALion Sonic SE

Program module:HALion Sonic SE.dll
Name:HALion Sonic for Windows
HALion Sonic
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Steinberg\Shared Components\HALion Sonic SE\HALion Sonic SE.dll
  • HALion Sonic SE.dll - HALion Sonic for Windows (HALion Sonic)

How do I remove Steinberg HALion Sonic SE?

You can uninstall Steinberg HALion Sonic SE 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 Steinberg HALion Sonic SE, 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 Steinberg HALion Sonic SE.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.27%
Windows 10 32.31%
Windows Vista 5.77%
Windows XP 3.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 15.31%
Windows 8.1 7.95%
Windows 10 Home 7.36%
Windows 10 Pro 6.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.94%
  Germany 12.28%
  France 9.61%
  Italy 6.05%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  Canada 3.20%
  Spain 3.02%
  Sweden 2.67%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Israel 1.78%
  Brazil 1.42%
  Mexico 1.42%
  Belgium 1.25%
  Switzerland 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 16.18%
Acer 15.44%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Lenovo 4.04%
Medion 3.31%
Samsung 2.57%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Apple 1.10%
MSI 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.86%
ASUS All Series 4.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.47%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.78%
Medion P6815 2.78%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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