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What is CTAudSvc.exe?

CTAudSvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if CTAudSvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

CTAudSvc.exe file information

The process known as Creative Audio Service belongs to software Creative Audio Service or Dolby Digital Live Pack or Sound Blaster Recon3Di by Creative Technology (www.creative.com).

Description: CTAudSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file CTAudSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 307,200 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 286,720 bytes and 9 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ctaudsvc.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. CTAudSvc.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using CTAudSvc.exe, you may want to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Sound Blaster Recon3Di or Dolby Digital Live Pack) or look for help on the www.creative.com's website.

Recommended: Identify CTAudSvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CTAudSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CTAudSvc.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

Creative Audio Manager
dolby digital live feature für audigy 2 zs z.b.
ctaudsvc.exe is part of Creative Audio Service installed by the drivers for Creative X-FI sound cards. It search for updates. Can be disabled.
Creative Audio service.sounds doesnt work if you diasable

Summary: Average user rating of CTAudSvc.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks CTAudSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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