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What is soundmax.exe?

Part of SoundMAX Audio Settings (32-bit) by Analog Devices

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How does soundmax.exe run?

Process - soundmax.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. soundmax.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does soundmax.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - soundmax.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SoundMAX' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\soundmax.exe /tray' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the soundmax.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of soundmax.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is soundmax.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00012% CPU1243.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7 MB RAM32.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\analog devices\soundmax\soundmax.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: soundmax.exe
Name: SoundMAX Audio Settings (32-bit)
Description: SoundMAX Audio Settings (32-bit)
Version: 6.0.7200.26
Size: 3.69 MB
Original file name: SoundMAX.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003032801%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001789566%
User CPU: 0.00012432353498%
Privileged CPU time: 3876.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 657,605,086
CPU cycle count /min: 26,280,548
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 103.67 MB
Peak committed memory: 109.29 MB
Paged memory: 7 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.22 MB
Paged system memory: 179.18 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.6 KB
Working set memory: 7.91 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.54 MB
Min working set memory: 7.55 MB
Private memory: 7 MB
Page faults: 5,195
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 16
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 1.07 MB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 20
Total write transfer: 2.25 MB
Total other operations: 793
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 8.22 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 24
USER objects: 13
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 167
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SoundMAX.exe" /tray

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SoundMAX
Command: C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\soundmax.exe /tray

Image hashes

MD5: b0429930b038eee86f52fb1ae7296d51
SHA-1: 2d67b2146514566f27712ba736b4edd30c0a98e4
SHA-256: 3a97cd41c8c718e28b7fbbbc29e92f2cf643dcb26343c258aef2827f7b4cf531

PE image details

File packed: No
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