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United States Rank #6,887
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Average installed length: 52.01 days


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Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras


Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com/support
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9

How do I remove Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras?

You can uninstall Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras 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 Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras, 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 Sound Blaster Z-Series Extras.

Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.29%
Windows 7 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 24.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.54%
Windows 10 Home 11.94%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.65%
  Germany 10.55%
  United Kingdom 8.12%
  France 3.73%
  Italy 3.33%
  Canada 2.44%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Australia 1.62%
  Sweden 1.30%
  Austria 1.06%
  Belgium 1.06%
  Spain 0.97%
  Japan 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.65%
ASUS 16.76%
Hewlett-Packard 16.76%
Acer 11.56%
Alienware 3.47%
Intel 2.89%
Medion 2.89%
MSI 1.73%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Samsung 1.16%
Common models
ASUS All Series 38.35%
MSI MS-7821 3.88%
MSI MS-7751 3.64%
MSI MS-7845 3.16%
MSI MS-7885 3.16%
MSI MS-7816 1.94%

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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