DTS Sound DTS Sound

A guide to uninstall DTS Sound from your computer

DTS Sound is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is written by DTS, Inc.. You can read more on DTS, Inc. or check for application updates here. You can see more info about DTS Sound at . DTS Sound is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound directory, regulated by the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /X{2DFA9084-CEB3-4A48-B9F7-9038FEF1B8F4} is the full command line if you want to remove DTS Sound. APO3GUI.exe is the DTS Sound's primary executable file and it occupies about 1.43 MB (1500992 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of DTS Sound. They take about 1.45 MB (1520784 bytes) on disk.

  • APO3GUI.exe (1.43 MB)
  • dts_apo_service.exe (19.33 KB)

The current web page applies to DTS Sound version 1.01.2700 only. You can find below a few links to other DTS Sound releases:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove DTS Sound.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\APO3GUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\ar\APO3GUI.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\bg\APO3GUI.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\ca\APO3GUI.resources.dll

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|DTS, Inc|DTS Studio Sound|APO3GUI.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|DTS, Inc|DTS Studio Sound|ar|APO3GUI.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|DTS, Inc|DTS Studio Sound|bg|APO3GUI.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|DTS, Inc|DTS Studio Sound|ca|APO3GUI.resources.dll

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\APO3GUI.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\DTS, Inc\DTS Studio Sound\APO3GUI.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{2DFA9084-CEB3-4A48-B9F7-9038FEF1B8F4}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dts_apo_service\ImagePath

A way to delete DTS Sound with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

DTS Sound is a program marketed by the software company DTS, Inc.. Sometimes, people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall DTS Sound is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate DTS Sound or simply activate the Search field and type in "DTS Sound". If it exists on your system the DTS Sound app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click DTS Sound in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding DTS Sound, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for DTS Sound:

  • The publisher is: http://www.DTS.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{2DFA9084-CEB3-4A48-B9F7-9038FEF1B8F4}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall DTS Sound.
Uninstall DTS Sound

8. After removing DTS Sound, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong DTS Sound that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing DTS Sound with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove DTS Sound by DTS, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that DTS Sound by DTS, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove DTS Sound in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:05:32.543