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Creative Speaker Settings

What is Creative Speaker Settings?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

Creative MultiSpeaker Surround (CMSS) is part of the EAX technology supported by the Sound Blaster audio cards. It can also be found as a CMSS button on some multi-channel speaker systems and decoders. CMSS allow stereo upmix from various sources such as MP3, WMA, or Wav, to 4.1/5.1/6.1/7.1 channels, depending on your ...  Read more


Creative Speaker Settings is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The main program executable is spkset.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 4.7 MB (4,924,267 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Creative Speaker Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\creative\speaker settings
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3
Estimated size: 4.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Speaker Settings

Program executable:spkset.exe
Name:Creative Speaker Settings
Path:C:\Program Files\creative\speaker settings\spkset.exe
Additional files:
  • CTMChWav.dll - CTMChWav Dynamic Link Library (CTMChWav DLL)
  • CTAbout.dll - Creative About Box
  • Ahqrun.exe - AudioHQ (AudioHQ Plugins Launcher)
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTFXRES.DLL - AudioHQ CTFXU Plugins Resource DLL
  • EAXSet.exe - EAX Settings
  • 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)

How do I remove Creative Speaker Settings?

You can uninstall Creative Speaker 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 Speaker 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 Speaker Settings.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 59.82%
Windows 7 29.02%
Windows 10 9.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.89%
Windows Vista 0.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.21%
Windows 7 Professional 5.41%
Windows 8 Pro 2.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.93%
  United Kingdom 8.52%
  Poland 6.67%
  Canada 4.07%
  Australia 3.70%
  BG 2.22%
  UA 1.85%
  Sweden 1.85%
  Greece 1.85%
  Romania 1.85%
  Russia 1.48%
  BD 1.48%
  Czech Republic 1.48%
  South Africa 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.19%
Intel 20.81%
American Megatrends 10.07%
Acer 8.05%
ASUS 7.38%
Hewlett-Packard 3.36%
Compaq 1.34%
Sahara 1.34%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 4.59%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 3.67%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 2.75%

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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