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Audio Control Panel


Audio Control Panel is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. 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 primary executable is named rfaudcs.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 8.13 MB (8,522,267 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 94% of users of Audio Control Panel come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RocketFish\AudioCS
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1
Estimated size: 8.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Audio Control Panel

Program executable:rfaudcs.exe
Name:Creative Audio Console
Creative Audio Console Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\rocketfish\audiocs\rfaudcs.exe
Additional files:
  • CTSetPPg.dll - Creative Settings Property Page
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTAudCS.dll - Creative Audio Console
  • CTAudCSV.dll
  • MxLibu.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • AsioDev.dll - Creative ASIO Devices
  • CTAudMon.dll - Audio Monitoring

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RFAudCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDB324E0-98B0-4E08-8EAE-E2E0ACBB03EF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Audio Control Panel?

You can uninstall Audio Control Panel 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 Audio Control Panel, 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 Audio Control Panel.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.71%
Windows 10 23.81%
Windows Vista 10.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.81%
Windows 7 Professional 17.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.57%
Windows 10 Home 5.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.19%
  Canada 4.07%
  Germany 0.58%
  Indonesia 0.58%
  Sweden 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.43%
Acer 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Intel 7.14%
ASUS 5.36%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Gateway 3.57%
Common models
Gateway 832GM ... 4.05%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.70%
Acer Aspire M5200 2.70%
Dell Dell XPS720 2.70%
Dell Studio 540 2.70%
Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H 2.70%

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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