ctaudsvc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if ctaudsvc.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 5ce3d0e1d1b3832ee052cfc442eee0fa.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire set of features of modern PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is Creative Audio Service.
File version stored as a property 126.96.36.199.
Author Creative Technology Ltd.
Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) Creative Technology Ltd., 2006-2010. All rights reserved..
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
The digital certificate is missing from this program. The maker did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.