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Music Creator 6 Touch

What is Music Creator 6 Touch?  (from Cakewalk Music Software)

Music Creator 6 Touch also adds touch support for Intel-inspired Ultrabooks and other Windows 8 touch enabled devices. Use the same multi-touch gestures you’ve grown accustomed to on your smartphone to interact with Music Creator 6 Touch. Music Creator 6 Touch makes it fun and easy to create original music or remix y...  Read more


Music Creator 6 Touch is a program developed by Cakewalk Music Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is InsHelpExe.exe. The software installer includes 70 files and is usually about 2.28 MB (2,391,381 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 66% of users of Music Creator 6 Touch come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cakewalk.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cakewalk
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/222710
Estimated size: 2.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Music Creator 6 Touch

Program executable:InsHelpExe.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Cakewalk\InsHelpExe.exe
Additional files:
  • EncoderConfig.exe - Cakewalk External Encoder Configuration
  • cwaftool.exe - Cakewalk(TM) Audio Finder Tool (Cakewalk Audio Finder Tool)
  • CWAFDSPX.dll - Cakewalk® Audio Finder Tool (CWAF Proxy)
  • PluginManager.exe - Cakewalk Plug-in Manager
  • CakewalkSoundCloud.exe - Cakewalk SoundCloud (CakewalkSoundCloud)
  • SonitusFXEqualizer.dll - Cakewalk Sonitus:Fx (Cakewalk Sonitus fx:equalizer plug-in)
  • CW100Auto.dll - Cakewalk SONAR X2 (Automation Server)
  • DShowProxy.dll - Cakewalk SONAR (CWDXPX1.DLL)
  • FaultReporter.exe - FaultReporter
  • classicphaser.dll - Project5 (Cakewalk Project5 Classic Phaser)
  • compgate.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Compgate
  • hfexciter.dll - Cakewalk Project5 HF Exciter
  • modfilter.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Modfilter
  • multivoicechorusflanger.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Multivoice Chorus/Flanger
  • paraq.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Para-Q
  • studioverb2.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Studioverb2
  • tempodelay.dll - Cakewalk Project5 Tempo Delay
  • hyphenator.dll - SONAR (Hyphenation Dictionary)
  • ACTController.dll - ACT MIDI Controller control surface DLL (ACT MIDI Controller control surface)
  • Aliasfactor.dll - AliasFactor Dynamic Link Library (AliasFactor DLL)
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay (buildbot_winslave05_steam_steam_rel_client_win64@winslave05)
  • APRO.dll - Cakewalk A-Pro control surface DLL (Cakewalk A-Pro control surface)
  • avutil-51.dll
  • Cakeattrib.exe
  • CakewalkPublisher.exe (by Twelve Tone Systems) - Cakewalk Publisher
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (Steam Crash Handler Library (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • crashhandler64.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library (buildbot_winslave05_steam_steam_rel_client_win64@winslave05)
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • DeWire.dll (by Twelve Tone Systems, d/b/a Cakewalk) - DeWire Dynamic Link Library (DeWire DLL)
  • EdirolPCR300.dll - Edirol PCR-300 control surface DLL (Edirol PCR-300 control surface)
  • EdirolPCRM30.dll - EdirolPCRM30 control surface DLL (EdirolPCRM30 control surface)
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (Steam Game Overlay Renderer (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer (buildbot_winslave05_steam_steam_rel_client_win64@winslave05)
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam (gameoverlayui.exe (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • GenericSurface.dll - GenericSurface Module
  • InsHelp.dll
  • InsHelpExe.exe
  • InsHelpSI.dll
  • JoystickPannerSurface.dll - JoystickPanner control surface DLL (JoystickPanner control surface)
  • MackieControl.dll
  • MMC.dll - MMC Module
  • MotorMix.dll - MotorMix Module
  • NullProxy.dll (by Twelve Tone Systems, Inc) - NullProxy Dynamic Link Library (NullProxy DLL)
  • QTMovExporter.exe - QtMovExporter Module
  • RedRover.dll - RedRover control surface DLL (RedRover control surface)
  • SAC2K.dll - SAC2K Module
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SoundCloudCAPI.dll
  • Steam.dll - Steam Client Engine
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper (Steam Client Bootstrapper (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • steamclient.dll - Steamclient.dll (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04)
  • steamclient64.dll - Steamclient.dll (buildbot_winslave05_steam_steam_rel_client_win64@winslave05)
  • steamerrorreporter.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04)
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe - steamerrorreporter.exe (buildbot_winslave05_steam_steam_rel_client_win64@winslave05)
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (SteamUI Dynamic Link Library (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • StudioMix.dll (by Twelve Tone Systems, Inc) - StudioMix control surface DLL (StudioMix control surface)
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CBE023F5-9D76-4358-A84B-A82A47A8BF8E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7D265B4-59BF-47D6-AE89-982082F40E03}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\steam\steam.exe.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27017).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:193.45 MB
Total CPU:0.0003719708%
Kernel CPU:0.00019207%
User CPU:0.00017990%
CPU cycles/sec:40,073,671
I/O reads/min:692.26 KB
I/O writes/min:904.87 KB

How do I remove Music Creator 6 Touch?

You can uninstall Music Creator 6 Touch 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 Music Creator 6 Touch, 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 Music Creator 6 Touch.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? 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 51.39%
Windows 10 47.22%
Windows Vista 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.86%
Windows 8.1 18.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.81%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.97%
  United Kingdom 6.81%
  Australia 4.71%
  Canada 4.19%
  DK 4.19%
  France 3.14%
  Finland 1.57%
  Germany 1.05%
  Ireland 1.05%
  Italy 1.05%
  Norway 1.05%
  New Zealand 1.05%
  Russia 1.05%
  Switzerland 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.54%
ASUS 17.24%
Dell 14.94%
Acer 14.94%
Alienware 10.34%
Lenovo 5.75%
Samsung 4.60%
MSI 2.30%
Intel 1.15%
Apple 1.15%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.05%
Alienware M17xR4 3.03%
Alienware Alienware 14 2.02%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.02%
Dell Inspiron 5749 2.02%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 2.02%

About Cakewalk Music Software

Cakewalk develops and sells music production software best known product is their comprehensive music sequencer named SONAR designed for professional use.
Publisher URL: www.cakewalk.com


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