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7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,881
United States Rank #2,576
Reach 0.2397%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.54 days
310.94 days >
Average installed length: 163.38 days


3.03 50.57%
3.02 3.18%
3.01 8.39%
3.00 36.17%

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Dolby Digital Live Pack

What is Dolby Digital Live Pack?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

Dolby Digital Live or DTS Connect enables you to enjoy audio from your PC or game console through your home theater. It encodes (in real-time) the PC's multi-channel audio into a Dolby Digital or DTS bitstream and outputs it from the soundcard's digital out (S/PDIF), via a single digital cable into home theater recei...  Read more


Dolby Digital Live Pack is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 3.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is CTRegSvr.exe. The software installer includes 134 files and is usually about 16.66 MB (17,471,820 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Dolby Digital Live Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 16.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dolby Digital Live Pack

Program executable:CTRegSvr.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CTRegSvr.exe
Additional files:
  • CtORWebClient.ocx - Creative Product Registration ActiveX Control Module
  • CDAsvc.exe - Installer for Creative Service for CDROM Access
  • CTDAE.dll - Creative Digital Audio Extraction Engine
  • MUCE.dll - Creative MBCS-Unicode Conversion Engine (MUCE)
  • MFInfo.dll - Creative Media File Information Module (DLL to get media file information)
  • MFInfou.dll
  • RecEnum.dll - Recording Device Enumeration Component
  • CTMtpAut.exe - Creative MTP Device AutoPlay Handler
  • MtpAutRc.dll - Creative MTP Device AutoPlay Handler Resource
  • CTAppDet.ocx - Creative Application Detect Module (Creative Application Detect ActiveX Control Module)
  • CTXMLPsr.dll - Creative Technology Ltd XML Parser (Creative XML Parser Engine File)
  • CTXMLPsu.dll
  • MDAQMGRU.DLL - Creative Meta Data Acquire Manager
  • StrmPlay.dll - Creative Streaming Playback Module (Creative Streaming Playback)
  • CdrwUpdt.exe - Creative Technology Ltd CdrwUpdt (CdrwUpdt)
  • CTAudNav.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTAudNav (CTAudNav)
  • VFSvrp64.dll - Video File Information Extractor
  • VFSvrps.dll
  • VFSvrU.exe
  • CTSUSDK.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTSUSDK (CTSUSDK)
  • CTDDLEnc.dll - CTDDLEnc Dynamic Link Library
  • CTDTSIEn.dll - CTDTSIEn Dynamic Link Library
  • CTEAXRvb.dll - CTEAXRvb Dynamic Link Library
  • CTMetaDB.dll - CTMETADB Dynamic Link Library (CTMETADB DLL)
  • CTRender.dll - CTRender Dynamic Link Library (DIB Renderer)
  • CTWMPEng.dll - CTWMPEng Dynamic Link Library (CTWMPEng DLL)
  • CTDBEng.dll - CTDBEng Dynamic Link Library (CTDBEng DLL)
  • CTDRMRes.dll - Creative DRM UI Resource DLL
  • CTLogDB.dll - CTLogDB Dynamic Link Library (CTLogDB)
  • CTMEMDB.dll - CTMEMDB Dynamic Link Library (CTMEMDB DLL)
  • CTNJBDB.dll - CTNJBDB Dynamic Link Library (CTNJBDB DLL)
  • CTSUApp.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • FmtQury.dll - Creative Format Query Module
  • VDJPlay.dll - Creative VDJ Playback System
  • CTMSTORE.OCX - Music Store ActiveX Control
  • Burp.dll - Creative Bitmap Processor
  • NmdPlay.dll - Nomad Playback Component
  • CtCmeCtx.dll - Creative Media Explorer (CME ContextMenu Shell Extension)
  • CTMSTORE.EXE - Music Store Control App
  • EffctMgr.dll - Creative Effect Manager
  • WndTrns.dll - WindowTransition Module (WindowTransition DLL)
  • CodecMgr.dll - Creative Codec Manager
  • CrBufEng.dll - Circular Buffer Engine
  • CTAudSvc.exe - Creative Audio Service
  • MxLib.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • CamTray.exe - Creative Cam Detector (Creative Camera Launcher Application)
  • CTHook.dll
  • CtrlSrc.dll - Creative Theme Engine (Creative Theme Engine RTX Base Control DLL)
  • CTTheme.dll - Creative Theme Engine DLL
  • PopUpMnu.dll - Creative Theme Engine Popup Menu plug-in
  • ThmRes.dll - Creative Theme Engine Theme Resources DLL
  • WizCPL.dll - Creative Theme Engine Wizard Control Panel Framework DLL
  • CTDevSrv.exe - CTDevSrv Application (CTDevSrv Window Service Application)
  • Cthk16.dll - Creative Skin Engine (Creative Skin Api hook for Win9X(16bit))
  • CTHk32.dll - Creative Skin Api hook for Win9X
  • CTHk32nt.dll - Creative Skin api hook for WinNT
  • CTPlayQ.dll - Creative MediaSource (Playback Queue Module)
  • CTPlayQ2.dll
  • CTServiceCtDev.exe - CTDevSrv Control Application
  • CTSkinLd.exe - Creative Skin Loader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • CtCmeCtx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'CTMTPMediaExplorer' with a class of {7895F317-A125-42CC-BD3E-5830765CE577}.
2 Services
  • CTAudSvc.exe runs as a service named 'CTAudSvcService' (CTAudSvcService).
  • CTDevSrv.exe runs as a service named 'CT Device Query service' (CTDevice_Srv).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • CamTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Creative WebCam Tray' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CamTray.exe".
  • CTSched.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CreativeTaskScheduler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CTSched.exe" /logon.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000188628%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001150%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000736%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:800
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.96 MB

How do I remove Dolby Digital Live Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Dolby Digital Live Pack from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dolby Digital Live Pack from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dolby Digital Live Pack, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Dolby Digital Live Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.60%
Windows 8 34.52%
Windows XP 0.92%
Windows Vista 0.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.35%
Windows 7 Professional 16.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.59%
Windows 8.1 5.25%
Windows 10 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.97%
  Germany 10.08%
  United Kingdom 5.82%
  France 4.64%
  Canada 3.75%
  Australia 2.64%
  Italy 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Austria 1.21%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Poland 1.11%
  Russia 1.06%
  Belgium 1.01%
  Saudi Arabia 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.03%
Hewlett-Packard 11.41%
ASUS 11.27%
Acer 10.16%
Alienware 4.64%
Intel 3.61%
Medion 0.81%
Lenovo 0.66%
MSI 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.10%
Dell XPS 8700 7.72%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 5.37%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 3.48%
Dell XPS 8300 3.39%
MSI MS-7751 3.39%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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