What is EmuPatchMixDSP.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the EmuPatchMixDSP.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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EmuPatchMixDSP.exe file information

The process known as PatchMix DSP Application belongs to software Digital Audio System or PatchMix DSP by EMU Systems (

Description: EmuPatchMixDSP.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file EmuPatchMixDSP.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 610,427 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 581,755 bytes or 598,139 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with EmuPatchMixDSP.exe, you can uninstall Digital Audio System or E-MU 1616 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as EmuPatchMixDSP.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the EmuPatchMixDSP.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Belongs to the EMU0404 soundcards. Audio Mixer/Router
  K. Coady   (further information)
It tried to access Kaspersky settings through registry. It's in the C:\program files\ subfolder though!

Summary: Average user rating of EmuPatchMixDSP.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks EmuPatchMixDSP.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving EmuPatchMixDSP issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with EmuPatchMixDSP. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the EmuPatchMixDSP.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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