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7% remove it93% keep it
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1.00.10 50.00%
1.00.05 50.00%

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Sound Blaster Omni


Sound Blaster Omni is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is 1.00.10, 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 38 files and is usually about 48.05 MB (50,385,139 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Sound Blaster Omni come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster Omni\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{467FF23D-E4DC-4976-A9FF-D1CB3C80BF29}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 48.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sound Blaster Omni

  • KSAIM32.exe - Creative Audio Processing Object Interface Module (Self installation)
  • KSAIM64.exe
  • KSPPCn32.dll - Creative Chaining Property Page Loader Module
  • KSPPCn64.dll
  • SBAVMonL.dll - Creative SB AVStream Monitoring Launcher
  • KSAPO32.dll - Creative Audio Processing Object Module
  • KSAPO64.dll
  • KSWrap32.dll - Audio Processing Object Chaining Module
  • SBAVMon.dll - Creative SB AVStream Monitoring Utility
  • HWAboutU.DLL - Creative Dialog Skin Engine About Box
  • KsDvInst.dll - Creative Technology Limited CtDvInst (CtDvInst)
  • ksppld32.dll - Creative Property Page Loader Module
  • ksppld64.dll
  • CTSUSDKu.dll - Creative Software AutoUpdate Plugin (CTSUSDK)
  • 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)
  • KsMalc32.dll - Creative KS SoundCore Module
  • KsMalc64.dll
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • KSTask32.dll - Creative Jack Retask Module
  • KSTask64.dll
  • SBOmni.exe - Sound Blaster Control Panel
  • SBTRed.dll
  • KSDGFX32.dll - Creative APO Shell Module
  • KSDGFX64.dll
  • KSVSPI32.dll - Creative Vista SPI Module (Creative KS Vista SPI Module)
  • KSVSPI64.dll
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • setup.exe - Creative Technology Ltd (Driver Setup Tool)
  • JDetect.exe - Jack Detection Module
  • CTSUUtil.dll - Creative Utility (Creative Software Update Utility)
  • MalLgcy.dll - Malcolm Legacy
  • HKDetect.dll
  • AddCat.exe - AddCat (Installation of Catalog File)

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

How do I remove Sound Blaster Omni?

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Or, you can uninstall Sound Blaster Omni 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 Omni, 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 Omni.

Win 8 58%
Win 7 (SP1) 42%
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 10 58.33%
Windows 7 41.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows 8.1 36.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  United Kingdom 18.75%
  Germany 12.50%
  Russia 6.25%
  Spain 6.25%
  Saudi Arabia 6.25%
  Malta 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Toshiba 11.11%
Apple 11.11%
Medion 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
Sony SVF1531C4E 10.00%
Notebook W65_W670SR... 10.00%
LENOVO 10138 10.00%
HP-Pavilion WE167AA-ABU p... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1020de 10.00%

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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