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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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1.00.20 83.33%
1.00.17 16.67%

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Creative Live! Scan


Creative Live! Scan is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most common release is 1.00.20, 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 primary executable is named livescan.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 32.34 MB (33,915,671 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Creative Live! Scan come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Creative Live! Cam\Live! Scan
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 32.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Live! Scan

Program executable:livescan.exe
Name:Live! Scan
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\creative live! cam\live! scan\livescan.exe
Additional files:
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • CTLoadRs.dll - CTLoadRs Dynamic Link Library
  • CTSUAppu.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CaptureDll.dll - CaptureDll
  • AVDevMan.dll
  • ExportData.dll - ExportData Dynamic Link Library (ExportData DLL)
  • HCBCR.dll
  • HotCardDllWrap.dll
  • lcppn30.dll
  • tbbmk.dll
  • WPFLib.dll
  • Writer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9EB8847-EBD3-4A90-8E71-B00AE245BF77}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Creative Live! Scan?

You can uninstall Creative Live! Scan 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 Live! Scan, 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 Live! Scan.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.33%
Windows 10 23.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Spain 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  Finland 5.56%
  Russia 5.56%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  DK 2.78%
  Ireland 2.78%
  Poland 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
American Megatrends 15.00%
Acer 15.00%
Dell 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 11.76%
MSI MS-7586 5.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 5.88%
HP-Pavilion GM441AA-ABA m... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion FQ621AA-A2L a... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion BK424AA-ABA H... 5.88%

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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