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What is CTZDetec.exe?

CTZDetec.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 CTZDetec.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.

CTZDetec.exe file information

The process known as Detector belongs to software Detector or The Print Shop (version 21) by Creative Technology (www.creative.com).

Description: CTZDetec.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file CTZDetec.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 401,408 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 98,304 bytes or 368,640 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ctzdetec.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The CTZDetec.exe file is not a Windows system file. CTZDetec.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous.
In case of problems with CTZDetec.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > The Print Shop 21).

Recommended: Identify CTZDetec.exe related errors

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


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