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5% remove it95% keep it
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3.03 46.24%
3.02 5.38%
3.01 13.98%
3.00 31.18%

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Paquete Dolby Digital Live


Paquete Dolby Digital Live is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 3.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is CTRegSvr.exe. The software installer includes 86 files and is usually about 8.05 MB (8,439,280 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 35% of users of Paquete Dolby Digital Live come from Spain, it is also popular in the United States and Chile.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B
Estimated size: 8.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Paquete Dolby Digital Live

Program executable:CTRegSvr.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CTRegSvr.exe
Additional files:
  • CDASvc.exe - Installer for Creative Service for CDROM Access
  • CTDAE.dll - Creative Digital Audio Extraction Engine
  • MFInfo.dll - Creative Media File Information Module (DLL to get media file information)
  • MFInfou.dll
  • RecEnum.dll - Recording Device Enumeration Component
  • CTXMLPsr.dll - Creative Technology Ltd XML Parser (Creative XML Parser Engine File)
  • CTXMLPsu.dll
  • MDAQMGRU.DLL - Creative Meta Data Acquire Manager
  • CdrwUpdt.exe - Creative Technology Ltd CdrwUpdt (CdrwUpdt)
  • CTAudNav.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTAudNav (CTAudNav)
  • VFSvrps.dll - Video File Information Extractor
  • VFSvrU.exe
  • CTSUSDK.dll - Creative Technology Ltd CTSUSDK (CTSUSDK)
  • CTDDLEnc.dll - CTDDLEnc Dynamic Link Library
  • CTDTSIEn.dll - CTDTSIEn Dynamic Link Library
  • CTEAXRvb.dll - CTEAXRvb Dynamic Link Library
  • CTMetaDB.dll - CTMETADB Dynamic Link Library (CTMETADB DLL)
  • CTDBEng.dll - CTDBEng Dynamic Link Library (CTDBEng DLL)
  • CTDRMRes.dll - Creative DRM UI Resource DLL
  • CTLogDB.dll - CTLogDB Dynamic Link Library (CTLogDB)
  • CTMEMDB.dll - CTMEMDB Dynamic Link Library (CTMEMDB DLL)
  • CTNJBDB.dll - CTNJBDB Dynamic Link Library (CTNJBDB DLL)
  • CTSUApp.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • FmtQury.dll - Creative Format Query Module
  • VDJPlay.dll - Creative VDJ Playback System
  • CTMSTORE.OCX - Music Store ActiveX Control
  • NmdPlay.dll - Nomad Playback Component
  • CTMSTORE.EXE - Music Store Control App
  • EffctMgr.dll - Creative Effect Manager
  • WndTrns.dll - WindowTransition Module (WindowTransition DLL)
  • CodecMgr.dll - Creative Codec Manager
  • CrBufEng.dll - Circular Buffer Engine
  • CTAudSvc.exe - Creative Audio Service
  • MxLib.dll - Creative Mixer Library
  • CtrlSrc.dll - Creative Theme Engine (Creative Theme Engine RTX Base Control DLL)
  • CTTheme.dll - Creative Theme Engine DLL
  • PopUpMnu.dll - Creative Theme Engine Popup Menu plug-in
  • ThmRes.dll - Creative Theme Engine Theme Resources DLL
  • WizCPL.dll - Creative Theme Engine Wizard Control Panel Framework DLL
  • CTDevSrv.exe - CTDevSrv Application (CTDevSrv Window Service Application)
  • Cthk16.dll - Creative Skin Engine (Creative Skin Api hook for Win9X(16bit))
  • CTHk32.dll - Creative Skin Api hook for Win9X
  • CTHk32nt.dll - Creative Skin api hook for WinNT
  • CTPlayQ2.dll - Creative MediaSource (Playback Queue Module)
  • CTServiceCtDev.exe - CTDevSrv Control Application
  • CTSkinLd.exe - Creative Skin Loader
  • CTSkinMg.dll - Creative SkinManager DLL
  • CTTranQ.dll - Transfer Queue Module
  • PlexLoad.dll - Creative Plex Loader
  • CTUPnPSv.dll - Creative Centrale (UPnP MediaServer COM server)
  • upnphelp.dll - UPnP Setting Helper
  • ZcAuto.exe - AutoPlay
  • ZcAutRes.dll - Centrale AutoPlay Res
  • CTSched.exe - Creative CTSched (Creative Scheduler)
  • CTDrmUI.dll - Creative DRM UI
  • CTVisAud.dll - Creative Engine (Creative Vista Audio Engine)
  • PlayManU.dll - Player Manager
  • CTNeo6.dll - CTNeo6 Module
  • MscMan.exe - MscMan Module
  • MscManps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • CTAudSvc.exe runs as a service named 'CTAudSvcService' (CTAudSvcService).
  • CTDevSrv.exe runs as a service named 'CT Device Query service' (CTDevice_Srv).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CTSched.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CreativeTaskScheduler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\CTSched.exe" /logon.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000188628%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001150%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000736%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:800
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.96 MB
Memory:1014 KB
Kernel CPU:0.00000337%
CPU cycles/sec:7,866

How do I remove Paquete Dolby Digital Live?

You can uninstall Paquete Dolby Digital Live 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 Paquete Dolby Digital Live, 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 Paquete Dolby Digital Live.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.84%
Windows 10 45.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.96%
Windows 10 Pro 20.43%
Windows 7 Professional 13.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.68%
Windows 10 Home 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.35% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 35.35%
  United States 16.16%
  Chile 12.12%
  Argentina 7.07%
  Mexico 6.06%
  Colombia 3.03%
  Ecuador 3.03%
  Venezuela 3.03%
  Peru 3.03%
  Uruguay 2.02%
  Dominican Republic 2.02%
  France 1.01%
  Costa Rica 1.01%
  Panama 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 15.38%
ASUS 15.38%
Dell 10.26%
Hewlett-Packard 10.26%
Lenovo 2.56%
Alienware 2.56%
Intel 2.56%
Apple 2.56%
Sony 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.14%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.57%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 3.57%
MSI MS-7681 3.57%
MSI MS-7751 3.57%
Dell Vostro 470 3.57%

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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