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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,410
United States Rank #2,042
Reach 0.1645%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.28 days
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Average installed length: 143.79 days


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THX TruStudio PC

What is THX TruStudio PC?  (from Creative Technology Ltd)

THX® TruStudio Pro™ is specially designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios - to the PC. THX TruStudio Pro provides the latest groundbreaking technologies that are products of years of collective experience and research by Creative and THX. Together, these...  Read more


THX TruStudio PC is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named THXAudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.16 MB (5,412,596 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of THX TruStudio PC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\THX TruStudio PC
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 5.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by THX TruStudio PC

Program executable:THXAudio.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Creative\THX TruStudio PC\THXAudioCP\THXAudio.exe
Additional files:
  • 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)
  • CTLoadRs.dll - CTLoadRs Dynamic Link Library
  • CTSUAppu.exe - Creative Software AutoUpdate (Creative Software AutoUpdate Manager)
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • CTSetAPO.dll
  • THXLgcy.dll - THXLegacy
  • THXAudio.exe - THXAudio
  • THXAudio.resources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9EB8847-EBD3-4A90-8E71-B00AE245BF77}' (runs on registration).
  • THXAudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BA4EB347-6932-47D7-9099-3360BB08FFDE}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • THXAudio.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'THX Audio Control Panel' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Creative\THX TruStudio PC\THXAudioCP\THXAudio.exe" /r.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:74.42 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001076732%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009671%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001096%
0.015104% average

How do I remove THX TruStudio PC?

You can uninstall THX TruStudio PC 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 THX TruStudio PC, 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 THX TruStudio PC.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.73%
Windows 10 11.90%
Windows XP 0.31%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 73.43%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 10 Home 8.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.84%
Windows 10 Pro 1.64%
Windows 8 Pro 0.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.25%
  Canada 5.18%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Germany 2.25%
  France 1.77%
  Japan 1.67%
  Australia 1.54%
  Netherlands 0.87%
  Hong Kong 0.60%
  Sweden 0.58%
  India 0.48%
  Belgium 0.46%
  Italy 0.42%
  Brazil 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 87.99%
Acer 7.02%
Alienware 4.87%
Gateway 0.13%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 44.31%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 18.88%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 9.61%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 5.30%
Dell Inspiron One 2305 4.15%
Gateway FX6840 3.37%

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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