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What is ctsysvol.exe? Creative Volume Control?

Vendor:      Creative Technology LTD
Product:     Creative Volume Control
Vendor Website:      http://dmzweb3.europe.creative.com/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBCGI.EXE/,/?St=12,E=0000000000028892355,K=6539,Sxi=0,Case=obj(5339),Kb
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
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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: CTSysVol.exe is the System Tray Volume Control icon installed by the drivers for Creative SoundBlaster Audigy 2 soundcards, which replaces the standard Windows volume control. Gamers may experience the odd conflict between this task and some of their games. If that is the case, simply disable this task.

ctsysvol.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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ctsysvol.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.26%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
ctsysvol.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xe7d1d8179fe03e2bc569a92b56509414 8/12/2018 0 0 19 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x70c99cd5a335d834e68d4bd7a09b5a88 8/2/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x06de1310e3f1ea208b3c3b3c3ade6b55 7/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x206a488fc5a03a483ecef6ecfa946b20 4/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x93d27c8d2902c8f88e9b70fc20998976 7/11/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xb65493609a0f685e1af77db83214b2d5 9/11/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xc88806e6c9ae0ad88d20e1bda995355a 4/15/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x5f9c38abb458d1caeaf0b2418f6a852f No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x5d7d04917d46add21a7c42b528093559 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xb8c105215a4ee0680bd4a4f43622e48f No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x0b65493609a0f685e1af77db83214b2d No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x006de1310e3f1ea208b3c3b3c3ade6b5 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x0e7d1d8179fe03e2bc569a92b5650941 No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x06de1310e3f1ea208b3c3b3c3ade6b55 11/3/2018 7:36:00 PM Unknown 1.4.8.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
2 Status 0xe7d1d8179fe03e2bc569a92b56509414 2/5/2018 6:58:00 AM Unknown 1.4.1.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
3 Status 0xc88806e6c9ae0ad88d20e1bda995355a 8/27/2016 8:15:00 AM Unknown 1.1.3.0 Creative Volume Control 48 KB
4 Status 0x70c99cd5a335d834e68d4bd7a09b5a88 5/6/2016 4:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 56 KB
5 Status 0x5d7d04917d46add21a7c42b528093559 7/26/2015 7:26:00 PM Unknown 1.2.6.0 Creative Volume Control 52 KB
6 Status 0xb65493609a0f685e1af77db83214b2d5 3/21/2015 4:23:00 PM Unknown 1.3.8.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
7 Status 0x103e939e5a1fff2cbd9008b46a924613 1/6/2015 4:23:00 AM Unknown 1.0.9.0 Creative Volume Control 52 KB
8 Status 0xb8c105215a4ee0680bd4a4f43622e48f 11/24/2014 4:55:00 PM Unknown 1.4.2.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
9 Status 0x206a488fc5a03a483ecef6ecfa946b20 9/1/2014 3:00:00 AM Unknown 1.3.9.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
10 Status 0x93d27c8d2902c8f88e9b70fc20998976 2/3/2012 7:37:00 AM Unknown 1.4.5.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
11 Status 0x5f9c38abb458d1caeaf0b2418f6a852f 1/29/2012 12:19:00 AM Unknown 1.3.4.0 Creative Volume Control 56 KB
12 Status 0x34fc19c6d474613662ce90b73ebc60c8 1/5/2011 12:28:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 0 Creative Volume Control 27 KB
13 Status 0x8e75c9a09e3126600c56abe7b9f20b16 7/26/2009 3:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 76 KB
14 Status 0x1c72f26f67c2d6200866a7df9d8fa981 6/14/2009 11:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 56 KB
15 Status 0x8b341d749057a8b5624aa40a03f8d685 5/27/2009 4:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 76 KB
16 Status 0x98cd741c6f21cdef22e65261a46ac74a 5/12/2009 5:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 76 KB
17 Status 0x74a4da96451683a4b572eaed69c701fd 4/20/2009 5:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 64 KB
18 Status 0xcedcceb6aa5582418b69a9de61d91fae 3/9/2009 7:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 68 KB
19 Status 0x5fd3f24d2b2762b7cd211c58d8fbd23a 2/25/2009 9:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 76 KB
20 Status 0x8f28583c240d4b734bda07cd1df9002a 2/5/2009 3:56:00 AM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 76 KB
21 Status 0x14bfbefcf5704c70e65b8a58d1315b4c 1/23/2009 2:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 48 KB
22 Status 0xfe7adff1b0805288e4058e2e9c4781e3 1/16/2009 12:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 68 KB
23 Status 0x4c20d5377759b54be6ecef6e484db8b5 11/30/2008 7:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 68 KB
24 Status 0xc5e594f93ef73b836d9a1c48fb495775 9/1/2008 9:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 56 KB
25 Status 0x1f0366e3481e70d0aa14be5af1748d29 8/13/2008 4:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Creative Volume Control 56 KB


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