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Should I remove THX TruStudio Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,327
United States Rank #3,094
Reach 0.1697%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.58 days
371.22 days >
Average installed length: 195.05 days


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1.04.03 9.18%
1.04.02 20.33%
1.04.01 15.55%
1.04.00 3.98%
1.0 35.59%

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THX TruStudio Pro

What is THX TruStudio Pro?  (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 Pro is a software program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most common release is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 15.2 MB (15,943,559 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 53% of users of THX TruStudio Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\THX TruStudio Pro
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: 15.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by THX TruStudio Pro

  • APOIM32.exe - Creative Audio Processing Object Interface Module (Self installation)
  • APOIM64.exe
  • 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)
  • DevHlpr.dll - Device Identification Helper
  • HookWndU.dll - Creative Dialog Skin Engine
  • CTAudEp.dll - Audio Endpoint Selection
  • setup.exe - Creative Technology Ltd. (Creative Setup)
  • CTActMgr.exe - Activation Manager (Software License Activation Manager)
  • _Setup1.dll - Creative Setup (32-bit Setup Launcher Resource Extension)
  • CTCabEx.DLL - Cab Extractor (CTCabEx DLL)
  • CTSetAPO.dll
  • THXLgcy.dll - THXLegacy
  • THXAudio.exe - THXAudio
  • THXAudio.resources.dll
  • _IsUser.dll - _IsUser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • CTSUAppu.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9EB8847-EBD3-4A90-8E71-B00AE245BF77}' (runs on registration).
  • APOIM64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2B8E1E16-15DB-4F73-A0BD-57DA6AB24EFA}' (runs on registration).
  • THXAudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{13563BE9-749D-40F5-AD58-EA68837CEAB6}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • THXAudio.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'THX Audio Control Panel' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Creative\THX TruStudio Pro\THXAudioCP\THXAudio.exe" /r.
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 PRO\THXAudioCP\THXAudio.exe" /r.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000775679%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005253%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002503%
0.015104% average

How do I remove THX TruStudio Pro?

You can uninstall THX TruStudio Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.71%
Windows 10 34.20%
Windows XP 0.06%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.72%
Windows 8.1 9.58%
Windows 7 Professional 8.23%
Windows 10 Home 6.16%
Windows 8 5.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.27%
  France 7.07%
  Germany 4.96%
  United Kingdom 3.86%
  Canada 3.81%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Sweden 1.35%
  Italy 1.18%
  Russia 1.15%
  Turkey 1.15%
  Taiwan 1.11%
  South Africa 1.08%
  Japan 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 47.66%
Acer 44.43%
ASUS 3.10%
Dell 1.22%
Hewlett-Packard 1.14%
Alienware 0.26%
Common models
Gateway ZX6971 7.19%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70 4.55%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE60... 4.05%
MSI MS-7751 3.77%
MSI MS-7758 2.64%
CLEVO P15xEMx 2.61%

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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