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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 #416
United States Rank #265
Reach 1.5139%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.33 days
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Average installed length: 315.13 days


1.12.05 100.00%

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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 CtAudFx.dll. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,646,279 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. 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: 1.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Audio FX Engine

Program module:CtAudFx.dll
Creative Audio FX
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative Live! Cam\AudioFX\CtAudFx.dll
Additional files:
  • CtAfxApp.exe - Creative Audio FX Installation Application
  • 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.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.60%
Windows 10 9.53%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Windows XP 0.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.63%
Windows 10 Home 5.58%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.26%
  United Kingdom 5.10%
  Canada 3.10%
  India 2.65%
  Brazil 2.29%
  Germany 2.17%
  France 1.72%
  Australia 1.55%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Israel 0.88%
  Iran 0.84%
  Mexico 0.77%
  Poland 0.57%
  Belgium 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 94.72%
Alienware 3.53%
Hewlett-Packard 0.77%
Acer 0.52%
ASUS 0.07%
Intel 0.05%
Toshiba 0.04%
Sahara 0.04%
American Megatrends 0.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 9.96%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.54%
Dell Inspiron 1545 6.10%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 5.24%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.67%
Dell Inspiron N5050 4.30%

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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