What is ctmbha.dll?

Ctmbha.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if ctmbha.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Ctmbha.dll file information

The process known as Creative Filter AudioControlMB Module belongs to software Creative Filter AudioControlMB Module by unknown.

Description: Ctmbha.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ctmbha.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,355,042 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 1,345,520 bytes, 1,355,468 bytes, 1,355,938 bytes or 1,355,181 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The program has no file description. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

Die ctmbha.dll wird für die Steuerung der Creative Media Source SW benötigt. Ohne die dll kann zb der Equalizer nicht gestartet werden.
für oster-dell user: die ctmbha.dll ist groß geschrieben.. einfach klein umbenennen. Hab zwar keine Ahnung, aber bei mir hats geklappt..lg
I know it started after I installed Vista update.

Summary: Average user rating of ctmbha.dll: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks ctmbha.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade ctmbha.dll ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving ctmbha issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ctmbha. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ctmbha.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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