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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ctaudsvc.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if ctaudsvc.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe

This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 69cdba2b9c397e349a04fa70dd9170a2.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the full power of modern computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Creative Audio Service

The description written in the program is Creative Audio Service.

File version

File version


 Creative Technology Ltd

Author Creative Technology Ltd.


 Copyright (c) Creative Technology Ltd., 2006-2008. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) Creative Technology Ltd., 2006-2008. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.