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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #23,929
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3.00 49.76%
2.56 33.79%
2.00 16.45%

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Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung


Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 3.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 8 files and is usually about 9.53 MB (9,992,357 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 87% of users of Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\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: 9.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung

Program executable:ctaudcs.exe
Name:Creative Audio Console
Creative Audio Console Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\audiocs\ctaudcs.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
  • CTAudCS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5EA8246-12A6-4D73-8A8D-4B73E3B6FB22}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung?

You can uninstall Creative Audio-Systemsteuerung 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 Audio-Systemsteuerung, 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 Audio-Systemsteuerung.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.37%
Windows 10 23.01%
Windows Vista 2.51%
Windows XP 2.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.31%
Windows 7 Professional 19.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.34%
Windows 10 Pro 6.17%
Windows 10 Home 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.16% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 87.16%
  United States 5.82%
  Austria 4.36%
  Switzerland 0.97%
  Netherlands 0.48%
  France 0.24%
  Sweden 0.16%
  Italy 0.16%
  UA 0.08%
  Belgium 0.08%
  Luxembourg 0.08%
  DK 0.08%
  Czech Republic 0.08%
  Ireland 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.35%
Acer 12.23%
Intel 5.90%
American Megatrends 4.59%
ASUS 4.15%
Hewlett-Packard 3.93%
Medion 2.84%
Sahara 1.31%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.62%
Dell XPS 8300 4.62%
Dell Dell DXP061 4.00%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.38%
ECT A_M_I 3.08%
Acer Aspire M7720 2.77%

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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