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Should I remove Creative Live! Central 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,379
United States Rank #10,510
Reach 0.0405%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.27 days
627.49 days >
Average installed length: 329.70 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.02.11 0.13%
3.02.08 0.51%
3.02.07 0.13%
3.01.29 4.46%
3.01.28 24.11%
3.01.27 0.26%
3.01.26 18.37%
3.01.21 10.33%
3.01.14 1.91%
3.00.63 20.66%
3.00.58 1.02%
3.00.35 0.89%
3.00.33 5.99%
3.00.24 1.91%
3.00.16 1.02%
3.00.15 5.23%
3.00.13 2.81%
3.00.09 0.26%

Other programs by Creative Technology Ltd

Creative Live! Central 3

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What is Creative Live! Central 3?

Creative's Live! Central 3 software is designed to let users share what they've recorded on social networking sites. It also has a touchscreen-enabled user interface, which is engineered for use with touchscreen Windows 7 computers.

Overview

The most common release is 3.01.28, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 ctlvcentral3.exe. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 52.17 MB (54,703,300 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Creative Live! Cam\Live! Central 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Estimated size: 52.17 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Live! Central 3

Program executable:ctlvcentral3.exe
Name:Live! Central 3
CTLVCentral3.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\creative live! cam\live! central 3\ctlvcentral3.exe
MD5:b77bdb9ba3da24fc42497d9cb7a99777
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • CTThumbnailProvider.dll - CTThumbnailProvider Dynamic Link Library
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • CTPVViewEngU.dll - Photo View and Media Playback Engine (CTPVViewEng)
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • CTBillBoard.dll - CTBillBoard Dynamic Link Library
  • CTViewCtrl.dll - CTViewCtrl Dynamic Link Library (CTViewCtrl DLL)
  • CTWebUploadML.dll - Web Upload Dynamic Link Library (CTWebUpload DLL)
  • CTCapture.dll - CTCapture Dynamic Link Library (CTCapture DLL)
  • CTPreview.dll - CTPreview Dynamic Link Library (CTPREVIEW DLL)
  • CTVidHand.dll - CTVidHand Dynamic Link Library (CTVidHand DLL)
  • CTCabu.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTCab (CTCab)
  • CTLoadRs.dll - CTLoadRs Dynamic Link Library
  • CTWebCam.dll - CTWebCam Dynamic Link Library (CTWebCam DLL)
  • CTSUAppu.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • CTView.dll - CTView Dynamic Link Library (CTView DLL)
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CtAutoFocus.dll - Creative Live! Cam Suite (Auto Focus Plug-in)
  • CTAutoT.dll - Auto Tuning Plug-in
  • CTButtonCtrl.dll - Button Control Plug-in
  • CTPicCtrlDe.dll - Picture Control Plug-in
  • CTCheckProcessor.dll - Check Processor Module (Check Processor Module Library)
  • CTVidManU.dll - Creative Video Manager (CTVidMan)
  • CTVCtrls.dll - Video Controls Plugin (Video Controls Plugin Library)
  • CTAvatar.dll - AvatarEffects Plugin (AvatarEffects Plugin Library)
  • CTUpPhotobucket.dll - Photobucket Uploader
  • CTVidFX.dll - VisualEffects Plugin (VisualEffects Plugin Library)
  • CTDShare.dll - DesktopShare Plugin
  • CTIVBasicU.dll - Photo-Video Library (CTIVBasic)
  • CTUpVkontakte.dll - Vkontakte Uploader
  • CTUpFacebook.dll - Facebook Uploader (Facebook uploader binary)
  • CTMSlide.dll - MediaShow Plugin (MediaShow Plugin Library)
  • CTSUUtil.dll - Creative Utility (Creative Software Update Utility)
  • CTUpBoxnet.dll - Box.net uploader
  • CTUpKinKast.dll - KinKast Uploader
  • CTUpYouTube.dll - YouTube Uploader
  • CTCamCtrl.exe - Live! Central 3
  • CTWinExpInd.dll
  • CTCamPS.dll - Live! Central3
  • CTUpYouku.dll - Youku Uploader
  • CTHOOK.dll - CTHook Plugin
  • CTTDViewU.dll - Photo Manager (CTTDViewDll)
  • AvatarImport.exe - AvatarImport (AvatarImport Application)
  • AVFXImport.exe - AVFXImport (AVFXImport Application)
  • CTAec.dll - Creative Crystal Voice AEC Plug-in
  • CtAudIfc.dll - Creative Audio Processing Interface
  • CTAudioFX.dll - Creative Audio Effects Plug-in
  • CTBeamForming.dll - Creative Beam Forming Plug-in
  • CTNCancel.dll - Creative Noise Cancellation Plug-in
  • CTPControl.dll - Creative Parental Control Plug-in
  • CtPinMgr.dll - Creative Setting and Effect Plug-in Manager
  • CtPinReg.exe - Creative Setting and Effect Plug-in Registration Applet
  • CtWLMBtn.dll - Windows Live Messenger Button
  • CTFramePlayerObjectU.dll (by Reallusion) - CTFramePlayerObject Dynamic Link Library (CTFramePlayerObject DLL)
  • CTExtendModule.dll (by Reallusion) - CTExtendModule Dynamic Link Library (CTExtendModule DLL)
  • CTPlayerObjectU.dll - CTPlayerObject Dynamic Link Library (CrazyTalk PlayerObject Program)
  • CTDOMemHelper.dll - CTDOMemHelper Dynamic Link Library (CTDOMemHelper DLL)
  • AVFX3Lib.dll (by EyePower Games) - Advanced VideoFX (Advanced VideoFX Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9EB8847-EBD3-4A90-8E71-B00AE245BF77}' (runs on registration).
  • CTLVCentral3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EFAAF444-D844-455A-AE09-63DD37BFFBCC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CTLVCentral3.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Live! Central 3' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Creative\Creative Live! Cam\Live! Central 3\CTLVCentral3.exe" /mode2.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ctlvcentral3.exe
Memory:2.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000440653%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002938%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001469%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:22,830
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:19 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Creative Live! Central 3?

Quickly and completely remove Creative Live! Central 3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Creative Live! Central 3 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 Live! Central 3, 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 Live! Central 3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.76%
Windows 10 33.97%
Windows XP 5.09%
Windows Vista 3.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.62%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows 8.1 7.95%
Windows 10 Home 7.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.21%
  Germany 16.09%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  Sweden 4.36%
  Canada 4.36%
  Poland 3.91%
  Norway 3.46%
  Spain 2.79%
  DK 2.46%
  Finland 2.12%
  Czech Republic 1.90%
  Greece 1.56%
  Austria 1.34%
  Ireland 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.46%
Dell 20.74%
Acer 20.12%
GIGABYTE 16.10%
Medion 5.57%
ASUS 4.64%
Intel 2.79%
American Megatrends 1.86%
Toshiba 1.86%
MSI 0.93%
Lenovo 0.93%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.18%
Dell XPS 8300 2.73%
MEDION MS-7797 2.73%
MSI MS-7758 2.27%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.27%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.82%

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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