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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,473
United States Rank #37,093
Reach 0.0017%


1.00.14 31.25%
1.00.13 21.88%
1.00.12 37.50%
1.00.11 6.25%
1.00.10 3.13%

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Sound Blaster Cinema 3

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Sound Blaster Cinema 3 is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 1.00.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 46.94 MB (49,219,664 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Sound Blaster Cinema 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster Cinema 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informati
Estimated size: 46.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sound Blaster Cinema 3

  • APOIM64.exe - Creative Audio Processing Object Interface Module (Self installation)
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • CTMFPlay.dll - Creative Media Playback Engine
  • CTGetPdt.dll - CTGetPdt Dynamic Link Library
  • CTLoadRs.dll - CTLoadRs Dynamic Link Library
  • CTMFSess.dll - CTMFSess Dynamic Link Library
  • CTSUAppu.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • SBCinema3.exe - Sound Blaster Cinema 3
  • SBCinema3.resources.dll
  • CTSUUtil.dll - Creative Utility (Creative Software Update Utility)
  • MalLgcy.dll - Malcolm Legacy
  • HKDetect.dll
  • CTSwUpd.dll - CTSwUpd
  • SBTSBC3.dll - SBTSBC3

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)
  • SBCinema3.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Sound Blaster Cinema 3' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster Cinema 3\Sound Blaster Cinema 3\SBCinema3.exe" /r.

How do I remove Sound Blaster Cinema 3?

Quickly and completely remove Sound Blaster Cinema 3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sound Blaster Cinema 3 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sound Blaster Cinema 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Sound Blaster Cinema 3.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.44%
  Netherlands 15.56%
  Singapore 11.11%
  Australia 2.22%
  Germany 2.22%
  Hong Kong 2.22%
  Portugal 2.22%

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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