Windows 10: "OpenAL": Safe to Remove?

Discus and support "OpenAL": Safe to Remove? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hello. I am using Windows 10 Professional, 64-bit. A few weeks ago, the IT person in my office installed a new video card on our PC (AMD ATI Radeon... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by mrm3601, May 17, 2016.

  1. mrm3601 Win User

    "OpenAL": Safe to Remove?


    Hello.

    I am using Windows 10 Professional, 64-bit. A few weeks ago, the IT person in my office installed a new video card on our PC (AMD ATI Radeon HD 5450). Since then, I have seen OpenAL in the program list.

    Neither I, nor wife, play games on our PC. Is it safe to uninstall OpenAL?

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    mrm3601, May 17, 2016
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  2. 93tid Win User

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  3. pichs Win User
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  4. derekimo Win User

    "OpenAL": Safe to Remove?

    derekimo, May 17, 2016
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  5. mrm3601 Win User
    On the same date that OpenAL was installed, the IT person from my office installed a new sound card: Asus Essence STX II. Could it be that OpenAL was installed with the sound card?

    Thank you again.
     
    mrm3601, May 18, 2016
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  6. derekimo Win User
    You're welcome.

    I would say that's probably where it came from, someone in that other thread I linked said it was installed with their sound card too.

    I would just let it be if it were me.
     
    derekimo, May 18, 2016
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  7. bobkn Win User
    Yes, it's a 3D sound software interface. You may never use it, as it's mainly for games. As far as I know, it doesn't use a lot of resources.
     
    bobkn, May 18, 2016
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  8. mrm3601 Win User

    "OpenAL": Safe to Remove?

    Thank you for all of your responses. I will not remove OpenAL.

    Thank you again.
     
    mrm3601, Apr 4, 2018
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