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Creative Audio Console

What is Creative Audio Console?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

This suite of driver and application has been updated and combined for your convenience. It installs Creative Audio Console to control your audio device's settings.


Creative Audio Console is a 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 main program executable is CTAudCS.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 919.26 KB (941,321 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of Creative Audio Console come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\creative\sound blaster x-fi\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: 919.26 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Audio Console

Program executable:CTAudCS.exe
Name:Creative Audio Console
Creative Audio Console Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\sound blaster x-fi\audiocs\CTAudCS.exe
Additional files:
  • CTSetPPg.dll - Creative Settings Property Page
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTAudCS.dll - Creative Audio Console
  • CTAudCS.exe - Creative Audio Console Launcher
  • CTAudCSV.dll
  • AsioDev.dll - Creative ASIO Devices
  • CTAudMon.dll - Audio Monitoring
  • CTAudRun.exe
  • CTAudCP.dll - Creative Audio Console Plugin
  • CTFXRES.DLL - AudioHQ (AudioHQ CTFXU Plugins Resource DLL)
  • CTAudLP.dll
  • Ahqrun.exe - AudioHQ Plugins Launcher
  • EAXCtrl.exe (by Daniel Kawakami) - DK Driver Tools (EAX Control Panel)
  • EncSwtch.exe (by Daniel Kawakami) - DDL <-> DTS Encoder Switcher for Audigy Series
  • RestEng.dll - RestEng Dynamic Link Library (Restore Defaults Engine DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTAudCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1EBCB0E-85FF-4ADB-ABAA-0FCE7721592B}' (runs on registration).
  • CTAudRun.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7EABB093-5776-48B0-B603-C0444AA6566B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Creative Audio Console?

Quickly and completely remove Creative Audio Console from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Creative Audio Console 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 Creative Audio Console, 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 Creative Audio Console.

Win XP 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 54.33%
Windows 7 25.59%
Windows Vista 11.81%
Windows 8 7.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 54.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.17%
Windows 7 Professional 6.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.05%
  Canada 5.17%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  Poland 4.26%
  France 3.04%
  Italy 2.43%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Sweden 2.13%
  Greece 1.82%
  Russia 1.52%
  Czech Republic 1.52%
  Australia 1.22%
  Norway 0.91%
  Finland 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.78%
American Megatrends 24.44%
Intel 10.37%
Hewlett-Packard 8.15%
Acer 2.22%
ASUS 1.48%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 4.92%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 4.10%
Dell Dell DXP051 3.28%
Dell Dimension XPS ... 3.28%
Dell Computer Dimension X... 3.28%

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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