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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Creative EAX Settings

What is Creative EAX Settings?

EAX: (Environmental Audio Extensions) is an Application Programming Interface (API) developed by Creative Labs to create environmental audio in games and other audio applications.

About  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

Takes audio realism and performance to new heights to deliver total immersion music, movies and gaming. EAX software and tools let you maximize your musical talent to bring out the best of your music creations. Optimize and enhance music playback to suit your tastes and environment.


The primary executable is named eaxset.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 2.52 MB (2,647,618 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\creative\eaxset
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C
Estimated size: 2.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative EAX Settings

Program executable:eaxset.exe
EAX Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\eaxset\eaxset.exe
Additional files:
  • CTAbout.dll - Creative About Box
  • Ahqrun.exe - AudioHQ (AudioHQ Plugins Launcher)
  • CTFXRES.DLL - AudioHQ CTFXU Plugins Resource DLL
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTMChWav.dll - CTMChWav Dynamic Link Library (CTMChWav DLL)
  • Rotxe.dll - Rotxe Dynamic Link Library (Resource Object Texture Extension Engine DLL)
  • sfbm.exe - SFBM Application (SFBM MFC Application for WinXP)
  • sfbm_lcl.dll - SFBM Local Resources
  • sfcvrt32.dll - sfcvrt32
  • Sfedt32.dll - Vienna SoundFont Studio (SoundFont® 2.x Edit Engine)
  • SpkSet.exe - Creative Speaker Settings

How do I remove Creative EAX Settings?

You can uninstall Creative EAX Settings 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 EAX Settings, 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 EAX Settings.

Win XP 77%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 77.78%
Windows 7 14.07%
Windows 10 5.93%
Windows Server 2003 1.48%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 79.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.22%
Windows 7 Professional 4.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.73%
Windows 10 Pro 1.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.49%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Poland 5.81%
  Australia 4.07%
  Canada 4.07%
  BD 2.33%
  BG 2.33%
  South Africa 1.74%
  India 1.74%
  Czech Republic 1.74%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Romania 1.16%
  Croatia 1.16%
  BH 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.87%
Intel 24.74%
American Megatrends 14.43%
ASUS 5.15%
Hewlett-Packard 4.12%
Acer 4.12%
Compaq 3.09%
Gateway 1.03%
Common models
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 4.26%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 3.19%
Dell Dell DM051 2.13%

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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