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What is ctaudsvc.exe? Sound Blaster Web Update

Vendor:      Creative Technology Ltd
Product:     Creative Audio Service
Vendor Website:      http://www.creative.com
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: CTAudSvc.exe - Sound Blaster Web Update, it search for updates.

ctaudsvc.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.37%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
ctaudsvc.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x50acd42755aaa7444b27dcea24f7c568 More File Information 11/26/2014 Unsigned 1 1 1 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x5ce3d0e1d1b3832ee052cfc442eee0fa More File Information 11/26/2014 Unsigned 3 3 14 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xff686c4620b646773c8181f1c7c5101c More File Information 11/18/2014 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x07ba6d17e66879018b30b6c3f976ebed More File Information 11/15/2014 Unsigned 0 0 7 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x23fafea66da630ce81ee6adda20f8a60 More File Information 11/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x69cdba2b9c397e349a04fa70dd9170a2 More File Information 11/9/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xedba1382e5d7d1e71442b43e170cf8d4 More File Information 11/8/2014 Unsigned 0 0 8 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x51d43b57ea8effe5cb1e27e01c100a2f More File Information 11/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xcacb67bc2e73894ecbcbc4ead2f02456 More File Information 11/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x24b0b8d3cbb46ed5f16551974ae8d222 More File Information 10/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xe94e2a73dd415849ccaeef50899fc486 More File Information 8/24/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xeef91c4b2c72bc237ca17b292245e185 More File Information 8/23/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x1b8194450eb013cb6e79ce5503d1b0b5 More File Information 8/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x7daa33aaee034ae62ef631a3f13a027b More File Information 7/21/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x91fc670c5ff33fd8cd18a7a3d7c7a19a More File Information 6/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x87cb26a58e2b8bf57f4fc92838318c12 More File Information 5/10/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xcc37de63e5454cb129e833f6f7000fd8 More File Information 10/5/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x9d85caa293d827271aa49d741bbbc076 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x964192d989f17923502996425078fc06 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x00c89780a1b71fc29f49ffe3a4cce006 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x007ba6d17e66879018b30b6c3f976ebe More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x03138e9e2b8a3ebf420612d327971739 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x024b0b8d3cbb46ed5f16551974ae8d22 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x069cdba2b9c397e349a04fa70dd9170a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x065f2ff1cedb89d537aa6768ecdaf408 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x3138e9e2b8a3ebf420612d3279717398 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x65f2ff1cedb89d537aa6768ecdaf408a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x5ce3d0e1d1b3832ee052cfc442eee0fa 11/26/2014 9:36:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 280 KB
2 Status 0x50acd42755aaa7444b27dcea24f7c568 11/25/2014 12:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 416 KB
3 Status 0x87cb26a58e2b8bf57f4fc92838318c12 11/23/2014 12:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
4 Status 0x07ba6d17e66879018b30b6c3f976ebed 11/18/2014 4:15:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
5 Status 0xff686c4620b646773c8181f1c7c5101c 11/5/2014 11:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 408 KB
6 Status 0x69cdba2b9c397e349a04fa70dd9170a2 9/1/2014 4:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
7 Status 0xeef91c4b2c72bc237ca17b292245e185 8/22/2014 2:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 413 KB
8 Status 0x645ec8749bbba7e991a72bfac2e14aa7 8/7/2014 8:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
9 Status 0xcc37de63e5454cb129e833f6f7000fd8 3/11/2014 11:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 288 KB
10 Status 0x02ea90d95d97b7ab0cb6fed943ea206b 12/12/2013 11:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
11 Status 0x51d43b57ea8effe5cb1e27e01c100a2f 10/8/2013 8:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 413 KB
12 Status 0x9d85caa293d827271aa49d741bbbc076 7/28/2013 4:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 396 KB
13 Status 0x7d564a71907b389c62191e7d7b9069d8 6/26/2012 12:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 288 KB
14 Status 0xedba1382e5d7d1e71442b43e170cf8d4 6/16/2012 12:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 413 KB
15 Status 0x1b8194450eb013cb6e79ce5503d1b0b5 1/25/2012 7:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 280 KB
16 Status 0x7daa33aaee034ae62ef631a3f13a027b 1/24/2012 8:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 280 KB
17 Status 0x83889cd58f286ce10b2b23368935fe89 1/15/2012 4:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
18 Status 0x0c984b46373cbc58f41f10eb622b5634 1/14/2012 2:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 296 KB
19 Status 0xa4e43ddadfe4bc7d1681345636f5bafe 9/18/2011 11:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 280 KB
20 Status 0x24b0b8d3cbb46ed5f16551974ae8d222 9/16/2011 2:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
21 Status 0x1dd4e3dd24c624fa9308eeb0e7e79463 8/1/2011 6:14:00 AM Unknown 3.0.35.0 Sound Blaster Web Update 408 KB
22 Status 0xa3e2d6ab9a398b35196540e6e9f8d7cd 7/17/2011 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB
23 Status 0x23fafea66da630ce81ee6adda20f8a60 6/26/2011 12:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 288 KB
24 Status 0x299150646a8a7e2cdc9e5c35135cd5a9 2/12/2011 11:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 320 KB
25 Status 0x65f2ff1cedb89d537aa6768ecdaf408a 10/8/2010 12:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Sound Blaster Web Update 300 KB



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