7.2.8000.17 16.46%
7.2.8000.17 31.65%
7.2.8000.16 6.33%
7.2.8000.16 1.27%
7.2.8000.13 8.86%
7.2.8000.13 6.33%
7.2.7000.11 1.27%
7.2.7000.11 3.80%
7.2.7000.7 6.33%
7.2.7000.7 6.33%
7.2.7000.6 3.80%
7.2.7000.4 7.59%



Dolby Profile Selector by Dolby Laboratories (Signed)

Remove pcee4.exe


pcee4.exe has 12 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 495.4 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 0.0027% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 34.98 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 41.38 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 819 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.


File name:pcee4.exe
Publisher:Dolby Laboratories Inc.
Product name:Dolby Profile Selector
Typical file path:C:\dolby pcee4\pcee4.exe
Issued to:Dolby Laboratories
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Expiration date:Saturday, July 16, 2011

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Dolby Profile Selector.)
Dolby Laboratories Inc
7% remove
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 Laboratories Inc
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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'
  • 'DolbyTrayApp' → C:\Program Files\Dolby Advanced Audio v2\pcee4.exe -autostart
  • 'Dolby Home Theater v4' → "C:\Program Files\Dolby Home Theater v4\pcee4.exe" -autostart
  • 'Dolby Advanced Audio v2' → "C:\Dolby PCEE4\pcee4.exe" -autostart
Scheduled tasks
  • 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'

VersionsAll file variations of pcee4.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
ee864cd35936e4aad8120321907da8f5 7016580bb1b73e5e84fccd9f4acc73a0753a2fdc 496.73 KB
8dd36fcf5e893714029b4315a88ef785 5e4a04dac2e2843c06712c70c283e594bb8a9908 496.73 KB
5c80fbee03ed1cbf108afc029d73d857 14d56019dae976cf54eaa1fe248d75dcaa30cf77 496.73 KB
50d1476c84446135a990f4939dc2dc1d a098f651f10ef55ebc8950e9254d5b3959199400 496.73 KB
51b22e0b6bedd384fd13446a670e2011 d1d2e745b7d63d622ea2efb3efb921e106165d80 496.34 KB
c583db2fbaebb1020d17c51ab3495112 70115d196078ada50b4b1c2fd75293db6c44db06 496.34 KB
2bc796293d7591afa9df3abff6d51875 2639b374bd77e2f44b56cb72a0500e489d00afd0 495.84 KB
efc77110b674e4f0945e7e85e2eaab7c 31fa96bee16b4eced1b779c073e045b33f36f864 495.84 KB
e6cc0fa3c1040c791eb3f4ba6c789411 85057c22752fa628da9d8b3282da2f4cbbca7c2e 494.84 KB
613166769a21cc231605f88a147b27c2 29c75cc08ea4d94784fd8353674c8791a4a9e2c6 494.84 KB
ec5775d2a719516210099c1548419abb 7151661ed586c03fb24ec646b55814b9d576de1c 489 KB
14017e1ce1583c2c26f69c5bc3d4dbd0 2b515c67a97457c768b60200d7db163ad3d67510 494.84 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8 24.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.72%
Windows 8 Single Language 13.92%
Windows 8.1 10.13%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.86%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 6.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.33%
Windows 8 Enterprise 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 3.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.53%
Windows 8 Pro 2.53%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 25.32% of Dolby Profile Selector.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Lenovo 48.21%
Acer 28.57%
Sony 23.21%
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