Dolby Profile Selector by Dolby Laboratories (Signed)
pcee4.exe has 8 known versions, the most recent one is 7.2.8000.17. pcee4.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. In order execute the program with adminsitrator rights and prevent a UAC prompt, the program will add a job to the Windows Task Scheduler that will automtaiclaly start it when a user logs on. The average file size is about 495.94 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Dolby Laboratories by the certification authority VeriSign. Numerous variations of pcee4.exe have been installed with both Dolby Advanced Audio v2 and Dolby Home Theater v4. This is a .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) assembly. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0026% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 35.43 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 166 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.
|Publisher:||Dolby Laboratories Inc.|
|Product name:||Dolby Profile Selector|
|Typical file path:||C:\dolby pcee4\pcee4.exe|
|Issued to:||Dolby Laboratories|
|Effective date:||Tuesday, May 25, 2010|
|Expiration date:||Saturday, July 16, 2011|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Dolby Profile Selector.)
“Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2 is a suite of audio technologies that enables a PC to deliver a crisp, clear cinematic surround sound experience over its built-in speakers. It also adds clarity to sound fro...”
“Dolby® Home Theater® v4 comprises a suite of technologies that work together to deliver a cinematic surround sound experience on your desktop or laptop with crisp and clear PC audio. You can enjoy it ...”
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of pcee4.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'Dolby Home Theater v4' → "C:\Program Files\Dolby Home Theater v4\pcee4.exe" -autostart
- 'Dolby Advanced Audio v2' → "C:\Dolby PCEE4\pcee4.exe" -autostart
- The job 'Dolby Selector' runs on logon in the path '\Dolby Selector'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
- Login entry path '\Dolby Selector'
All file variations of pcee4.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 8 Single Language
Distribution by country
United States installs about 38.46% of Dolby Profile Selector.
Distribution by PC manufacturer