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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,955
United States Rank #2,083
Reach 0.2003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 339.16 days

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Advanced Audio FX Engine

What is Advanced Audio FX Engine?

Advanced audio and video FX engines are used to control webcam and audio on Dell computers.


Advanced Audio FX Engine is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The main program executable is ctafxapp.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,069,829 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of Advanced Audio FX Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\creative live! cam\audiofx
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Audio FX Engine

Program executable:ctafxapp.exe
Creative Audio FX Installation Application
Path:C:\Program Files\creative live! cam\audiofx\ctafxapp.exe
Additional files:
  • CtAudFx.dll - Creative Audio FX

How do I remove Advanced Audio FX Engine?

You can uninstall Advanced Audio FX Engine 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Audio FX Engine, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advanced Audio FX Engine.

Win Vista (SP2) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 63.59%
Windows 7 27.39%
Windows 10 4.68%
Windows XP 4.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 52.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.88%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.02%
Windows 7 Professional 4.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.08%
  United Kingdom 5.78%
  Canada 4.23%
  Germany 2.65%
  France 2.15%
  Brazil 1.45%
  Australia 1.43%
  India 1.43%
  Iran 1.16%
  Belgium 0.66%
  Mexico 0.64%
  Italy 0.61%
  Netherlands 0.57%
  Poland 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 95.67%
Hewlett-Packard 1.46%
Acer 1.19%
Alienware 0.73%
Toshiba 0.24%
ASUS 0.19%
American Megatrends 0.11%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 20.41%
Dell Studio 1737 7.91%
Dell Inspiron 1545 7.88%
Dell XPS M1530 7.71%
Dell Inspiron 1720 6.19%
Dell Studio 1537 5.23%

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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