How to remove an CtNotify error
The free file information forum can help you determine if CtNotify.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
CtNotify.exe file information
Description: CtNotify.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - mainly C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 191,488 bytes (69% of all occurrences) or 189,952 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. It is not a Windows core file. CtNotify.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify CtNotify.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "CreativeDiscNotifier" is not required to run at start up. For Creative Soundblaster Live! series soundcards. Detects when you insert a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, etc. Available via Start -> Settings -> Control Panel
- "Disc Detector" is not required to run at start up. For Creative sound cards. Detects when you insert a CD, DVD, etc
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CtNotify.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CtNotify.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.
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
MalwareBytes detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
ccpxysvc.exe netpumperieproxy.exe logmeinsystray.exe CtNotify.exe sptcontmenu.dll attext.dll lmsxxd.exe hdeck.exe dntus26.exe hpkbdapp.exe divxsm.exe [all]