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What is ctaud2k?

Ctaud2k.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
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Ctaud2k.sys file information

The process known as Creative WDM Audio Device Driver belongs to software Creative Audio Driver or Creative Audio Product by Creative Technology (www.creative.com).

Description: Ctaud2k.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ctaud2k.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 499,584 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 837,548 bytes and 13 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ctaud2k.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. It is not a Windows system file. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as ctaud2k.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the ctaud2k.sys 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

This is a Creative SoundBlaster driver file (Creative WDM Audio Device Driver)
  amber from www.WorldHosting.ws  
ctaud2k.sys is Creative WDM Audio Device Driver, located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ctaud2k.sys

Summary: Average user rating of ctaud2k.sys: based on 10 votes with 2 user comments.
10 users think ctaud2k.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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