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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

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

Usually, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Shared Files\CTAudSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 5ce3d0e1d1b3832ee052cfc442eee0fa.

Is running as a service


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.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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.

File description

 Creative Audio Service

The description written in the program is Creative Audio Service.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Creative Technology Ltd

Author Creative Technology Ltd.


 Copyright (c) Creative Technology Ltd., 2006-2010. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) Creative Technology Ltd., 2006-2010. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The maker did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


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