SoundMAX SoundMAX

A guide to uninstall SoundMAX from your system

You can find on this page details on how to uninstall SoundMAX for Windows. It is made by Analog Devices. Further information on Analog Devices can be seen here. The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX folder. Take into account that this location can differ being determined by the user's decision. You can uninstall SoundMAX by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line RunDll32. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. SMHelp.exe is the SoundMAX's primary executable file and it takes around 28.00 KB (28672 bytes) on disk.

SoundMAX contains of the executables below. They occupy 1.56 MB (1636864 bytes) on disk.

  • AEEnable.exe (40.00 KB)
  • DevSetup.exe (34.50 KB)
  • SMax4.exe (700.00 KB)
  • SMax4Wiz.exe (796.00 KB)
  • SMHelp.exe (28.00 KB)

This data is about SoundMAX version only. You can find below a few links to other SoundMAX releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and registry entries can not be removed when you remove SoundMAX from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall SoundMAX from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall SoundMAX:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\ADIHdAud.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\AEEnable.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\CPApp.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\data.tag
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DevSetup.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\DocList.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\cpsimp.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\digaudmb.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\EQ.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\micro.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\pnp.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\power.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\sensa.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\smax.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\smax4hlp.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Help\Chm\SPDIF.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\license.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\ListEnv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\MicTab.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\placer.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Platform.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax3CP.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4.cpl
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4Wiz.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMHelp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Test\TestSong.wav
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Test\TestTone.wav

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Analog Devices\SoundMAX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F0A37341-D692-11D4-A984-009027EC0A9C}

How to uninstall SoundMAX from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

SoundMAX is a program marketed by Analog Devices. Frequently, people want to erase this application. This is efortful because deleting this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK action to erase SoundMAX is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate SoundMAX or simply click the Search field and type in "SoundMAX". If it is installed on your PC the SoundMAX program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click SoundMAX in the list of apps, some data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about SoundMAX, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall SoundMAX.
Uninstall SoundMAX

8. After removing SoundMAX, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong SoundMAX that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling SoundMAX with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove SoundMAX by Analog Devices from your PC, nor are we saying that SoundMAX by Analog Devices is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove SoundMAX supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 06:39:06.020