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Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!

What is Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

All the drivers you need for a complete Sound Blaster experience are in the Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! Bring the Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! to LAN parties, school or work. Simply connect the sound card to any computer and experience immersive 3D audio and EAX effects in your games immediately. Prepare your team for the ultimat...  Read more


Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 47 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi Go
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A

Program filesFiles installed by Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!

  • MFInfou.dll - Creative Media File Information Module (DLL to get media file information)
  • ACEffect.dll - Creative Audio Creation Mode console
  • ACMgr.dll
  • ACMixer.dll
  • ACRec.dll
  • ACSource.dll
  • ModeAC.dll
  • CTXMLPsu.dll - Creative Technology Ltd XML Parser (Creative XML Parser Engine File)
  • CTAPR2.exe - Audio Playback Redirection Engine
  • CTSetPPg.dll - Creative Settings Property Page
  • CTMCWavu.dll - CTMChWav Dynamic Link Library (CTMChWav DLL)
  • CTDRMRes.dll - Creative DRM UI Resource DLL
  • FmtQuryu.dll - Creative Format Query Module
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • NmdPlayu.dll - Nomad Playback Component
  • CTHlpr.dll - Creative Software Sales (Creative State Helper)
  • EffcMgru.dll - Creative Effect Manager
  • CodcMgru.dll - Creative Codec Manager
  • CrBufEnu.dll - Circular Buffer Engine
  • CTAudCS.dll - Creative Audio Console
  • CTAudCS.exe - Creative Audio Console Launcher
  • CTAudCSV.dll
  • MxLibu.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • Setup.exe - Creative Audio Product (Creative Device Driver Setup Program)
  • AsioDev.dll - Creative ASIO Devices
  • CtrlSrcu.dll - Creative Theme Engine (Creative Theme Engine RTX Base Control DLL)
  • CTThemeu.dll - Creative Theme Engine DLL
  • CTPlyQ2U.dll - Creative MediaSource (Playback Queue Module)
  • PlxLoadu.dll - Creative Plex Loader
  • ACAux.dll - Audio Creation Mode
  • CTPPage.dll - Audio Property Page (Sound Blaster Properties)
  • CTAboutu.dll - Creative About Box
  • CTAudMon.dll - Audio Monitoring
  • CTAudSeu.dll - CTAudSel library
  • CTDRMUIu.dll - Creative DRM UI
  • CTSPB.dll - Creative Module
  • CTVisAud.dll - Creative Engine (Creative Vista Audio Engine)
  • MdSwtchu.exe - Mode Switcher
  • CTIntrfu.dll - CTIntrfc
  • CTRegSvu.exe - CTRegSvr
  • ConsoLCu.exe - Console (Console Launcher)
  • MixerDef.exe - Mixer Default Application
  • ModeEmu.dll - Entertainment Mode Console
  • CTHtmlu.dll - CTHtml
  • CTIniFu.dll - CTIniF

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTAudCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1EBCB0E-85FF-4ADB-ABAA-0FCE7721592B}' (runs on registration).
  • ConsoLCu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B7E35EA0-1045-4575-8A00-9C62BE82DB42}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CTAPR2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CTAPR2' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Creative\USB Sound Blaster HD\Console Launcher 3\Entertainment Console\CTAPR2.exe" /r.

How do I remove Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!?

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Or, you can uninstall Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! 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 Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!, 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 Sound Blaster X-Fi Go!.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 8 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.65%
Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Windows 8 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.67%
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.33%
Windows 8.1 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Japan 23.91%
  Saudi Arabia 6.52%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  Spain 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  RS 2.17%
  Sweden 2.17%
  Slovenia 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Alienware 8.00%
Intel 8.00%
ASUS 8.00%
Packard Bell 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
Acer 4.00%
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HP Z400 Workstation 4.35%

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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