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Startup program entry details:

SoundMAXPnP (SMax4PNP.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

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Analog Devices SoundMax integrated soundcard utility. Brings up the SoundMAX Control Panel when it detects if new audio devices (such as microphones, headphones, speakers, etc.) are plugged in - giving the user the option to configure them. Also required if you have custom settings for your sound, such as effects and environments

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Programmer\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Programfiler\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMAXPnP] C:\Programmi\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe

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