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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,646
United States Rank #6,910
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.10 days
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Average installed length: 172.06 days


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Creative 3DMIDI Player


Creative 3DMIDI Player is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 3dmidi.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 33.21 MB (34,828,084 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 71% of users of Creative 3DMIDI Player 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\3DMIDI Player
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0
Estimated size: 33.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative 3DMIDI Player

Program executable:3dmidi.exe
Name:Creative 3D MIDI Player
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\3dmidi player\3dmidi.exe
Additional files:
  • Rotxe.dll - Rotxe Dynamic Link Library (Resource Object Texture Extension Engine DLL)
  • CTAbout.dll - Creative About Box
  • 3DMP_PCAPP_LB_1_11_01.exe - Creative 3DMIDI Player (Self installation)
  • ACAux.dll - Audio Creation Mode
  • ACEffect.dll - Creative Audio Creation Mode console
  • ACMgr.dll
  • ACMixer.dll
  • ACRec.dll
  • ACSource.dll
  • ALchemy.exe - Creative ALchemy
  • AsioDev.dll - Creative ASIO Devices
  • AudCvrtu.dll - Audio Converter (Audio Converter DLL)
  • AudCvtu.exe - Audio Converter Application
  • AudFrmtu.dll - Audio Format Option DLL
  • CMSRegOu.exe - CMSRegOW
  • CodcMgru.dll - Creative Codec Manager
  • ConsoLCu.exe - Console (Console Launcher)
  • CrBufEnu.dll - Circular Buffer Engine
  • CTAboutu.dll
  • CTAL6Svc.dll - System Level Service Installer
  • CTAppAsc.dll - Application Association
  • CTAudCln.dll - Creative AudioCleanup (Creative Audio Cleanup)
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTAudMon.dll - Audio Monitoring
  • CTAudSeu.dll - CTAudSel library
  • CTCDCovU.exe - Creative MediaSource Print CD Cover
  • CTCMSu.exe - Creative MediaSource (Creative MediaSource 5 Player)
  • CTDBEngu.dll - CTDBEng Dynamic Link Library (CTDBEng DLL)
  • CTDetctu.exe - Creative MediaSource Detector
  • CTDiagMgu.dll - CTDiagMg Dynamic Link Library (CTDiagMg DLL)
  • CTDRMRes.dll - Creative DRM UI Resource DLL
  • CTDRMUIu.dll - Creative DRM UI
  • CTEAXClu.dll - EAX Clone Module
  • CTEPImpu.exe - Creative External Playlist Import Application
  • CTHlpr.dll - Creative Software Sales (Creative State Helper)
  • CTHtmlu.dll - CTHtml
  • CTImprtU.exe - Creative Import Application
  • CTIniFu.dll - CTIniF
  • CTIntrfc.dll - CTIntrfc
  • CTIntrfu.dll
  • CTLogDBu.dll - CTLogDB Dynamic Link Library (CTLogDB)
  • CTMALitU.exe - Creative Music Analyzer Lite
  • CTMCWavu.dll - CTMChWav Dynamic Link Library (CTMChWav DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • CTCMSu.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'CTPlayMusicFilesOnArrivalu' with the ProgID of 'CTAutoPLu.MusicFilesPlayer.1' and the action verb 'open.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTCMSu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB691962-AD72-4007-945D-AD5D9808EEB0}' (runs on registration).
  • AudCvtu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0701244-1467-4BE5-8574-45C2156B6D01}' (runs on registration).
  • 3DMidi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{33DA943D-4D0F-44AC-90C5-464E406BC04C}' (runs on registration).
  • ConsoLCu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DEFC507C-A50D-437B-99FE-713D3A56A36E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CTDetctu.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Creative Detector U' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource5\CTDetctu.exe" /R.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • CMSRegOu.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'CMSRegOu' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource5\CMSRegOu.exe" /r.

How do I remove Creative 3DMIDI Player?

You can uninstall Creative 3DMIDI Player 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 Creative 3DMIDI Player, 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 Creative 3DMIDI Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? 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 87.69%
Windows 10 7.54%
Windows Vista 2.92%
Windows XP 1.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.97%
Windows 7 Professional 22.50%
Windows 10 Pro 2.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.65%
  Germany 8.60%
  United Kingdom 3.76%
  Canada 2.58%
  Australia 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Finland 1.18%
  Belgium 0.97%
  Austria 0.86%
  DK 0.86%
  Poland 0.65%
  Norway 0.43%
  Greece 0.43%
  Portugal 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.35%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
Intel 8.80%
Alienware 8.80%
Acer 6.45%
ASUS 4.11%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 11.82%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 8.45%
Dell XPS 8300 7.09%
Alienware Aurora 5.07%
Alienware Area 51 3.72%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 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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