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Dynex Live! Central


Dynex Live! Central is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is dnlvcentral2.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 17 MB (17,823,044 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of Dynex Live! Central come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dynex\Live! Central
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A
Estimated size: 17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dynex Live! Central

Program executable:dnlvcentral2.exe
Name:Live! Central 2
Path:C:\Program Files\dynex\live! central\dnlvcentral2.exe
Additional files:
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • CTPVViewEngU.dll - Photo View and Media Playback Engine (CTPVViewEng)
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • CTWebUpload.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)
  • 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
  • CTAutoT.dll - Creative Live! Cam Suite (Auto Tuning Plug-in)
  • CTButtonCtrl.dll - Button Control Plug-in
  • CTPicCtrlDe.dll - Picture Control Plug-in
  • CTVidManU.dll - Creative Video Manager (CTVidMan)
  • MxLibu.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • RecCtrlU2.exe - Creative Live! Central (Creative Recording Control)
  • CTVCtrls.dll - Video Controls Plugin (Video Controls Plugin Library)
  • CTIVBasicU.dll - Photo-Video Library (CTIVBasic)
  • CTCamCtrl.exe - Live! Central2
  • CTCamPS.dll
  • CTHOOK.dll - CTHook Plugin
  • CTTDViewU.dll - Photo Manager (CTTDViewDll)
  • ShareEmailU.dll - Share Email (ShareEmail)
  • CTNCancel.dll - Creative Noise Cancellation Plug-in
  • CTPControl.dll - Creative Parental Control Plug-in
  • CtPinMgr.dll - Creative Setting and Effect Plug-in Manager
  • CtWLMBtn.dll - Windows Live Messenger Button
  • CTViewCtrl.dll - CTViewCtrl Dynamic Link Library (CTViewCtrl DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9EB8847-EBD3-4A90-8E71-B00AE245BF77}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DnLVCentral2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Dynex Live! Central 2' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Dynex\Live! Central\DnLVCentral2.exe" /mode2.

How do I remove Dynex Live! Central?

You can uninstall Dynex Live! Central 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 Dynex Live! Central, 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 Dynex Live! Central.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows 10 24.00%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.00%
Windows 8.1 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.05%
  Canada 17.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.13%
Acer 30.43%
Toshiba 8.70%
American Megatrends 8.70%
Samsung 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Dell 4.35%
Common models
Acer Predator G3-605 9.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.76%
Acer Aspire X3400G 4.76%
Acer Aspire X1400 4.76%
Acer Aspire M3970 4.76%

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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