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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,470
United States Rank #22,555
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.77 days
730.67 days >
Average installed length: 383.91 days


2.11 98.36%
1.50 1.64%

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Creative Karaoke Player

What is Creative Karaoke Player?

Karaoke Player is an application that provides an effect which creates instant karaoke background from any music CD or mp3, wma or wave file by suppressing the vocals


The most common release is 2.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ctkaru.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 17.81 MB (18,674,157 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Karaoke 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\{D
Estimated size: 17.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Karaoke Player

Program executable:ctkaru.exe
Name:Creative Karaoke Player
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\karaoke player\ctkaru.exe
Additional files:
  • MFInfou.dll - Creative Media File Information Module (DLL to get media file information)
  • RecEnumu.dll - Recording Device Enumeration Component
  • CTXMLPsu.dll - Creative Technology Ltd XML Parser (Creative XML Parser Engine File)
  • CTDRMRes.dll - DLL do recurso Creative DRM UI
  • CTMetaDu.dll - CTMETADB Dynamic Link Library (CTMETADB DLL)
  • CTDBEngu.dll - CTDBEng Dynamic Link Library (CTDBEng DLL)
  • CTLogDBu.dll - CTLogDB Dynamic Link Library (CTLogDB)
  • CTNJBDBu.dll - CTNJBDB Dynamic Link Library (CTNJBDB DLL)
  • FmtQuryu.dll - Creative Format Query Module
  • VDJPlayu.dll - Creative VDJ Playback System
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • NmdPlayu.dll - Nomad Playback Component
  • CTKarDvu.dll - Creative Karaoke Player (Creative Karaoke Player Device DLL)
  • CTKarFxu.dll - Creative Karaoke Player Effects DLL
  • CTKarLyu.dll - Creative Karaoke Player Lyrics DLL
  • CTKarMxu.dll - Creative Karaoke Player Mixer DLL
  • CTKarPqu.dll - Creative Karaoke Player Play Queue DLL
  • CTKaru.dll - Creative Karaoke Player DLL
  • EffcMgru.dll - Creative Effect Manager
  • WndTrnsU.dll - WindowTransition Module (WindowTransition DLL)
  • CodcMgru.dll - Creative Codec Manager
  • CrBufEnu.dll - Circular Buffer Engine
  • CtrlSrcu.dll - Creative Theme Engine (Creative Theme Engine RTX Base Control DLL)
  • CTThemeu.dll - Creative Theme Engine DLL
  • PopUpMu.dll - Creative Theme Engine Popup Menu plug-in
  • ThmResu.dll - Creative Theme Engine Theme Resources DLL
  • WizCPLu.dll - Creative Theme Engine Wizard Control Panel Framework DLL
  • CTPlyQ2U.dll - Creative MediaSource (Playback Queue Module)
  • PlxLoadu.dll - Creative Plex Loader
  • CTAboutu.dll - Creative About Box
  • CTAudSeu.dll - CTAudSel library
  • CTDRMUIu.dll - Creative DRM UI
  • CTSPB.dll - Creative Module
  • CTVisAud.dll - Creative Engine (Creative Vista Audio Engine)
  • CTIntrfu.dll - CTIntrfc
  • CTRegSvu.exe - CTRegSvr
  • CTIniFu.dll - CTIniF
  • CTNet.exe - CTNet
  • CTPropu.dll - Properties DLL

How do I remove Creative Karaoke Player?

You can uninstall Creative Karaoke 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 Karaoke 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 Karaoke Player.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.52%
Windows 10 7.38%
Windows Vista 2.46%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.87%
Windows 7 Professional 21.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.46%
Windows 10 Home 2.46%
Windows 10 Pro 1.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.92%
  Germany 10.90%
  Australia 4.49%
  Canada 3.21%
  India 2.56%
  Austria 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Saudi Arabia 1.92%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Norway 1.28%
  Mexico 1.28%
  Argentina 1.28%
  Portugal 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 55.07%
Acer 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
American Megatrends 7.25%
ASUS 5.80%
Alienware 4.35%
Intel 2.90%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 9.33%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 9.33%
Dell Studio 1558 5.33%
Dell Studio XPS 1645 4.00%
Alienware M18xR1 2.67%
Dell Studio 1555 2.67%

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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