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Process name: Creative Technology System Volume

Product: Creative Volume Control

Company: Creative Technology (creative.com)

File: CTSysVol.exe


A volume control from Creative Technology, this process runs in the background and starts with Windows. Installed with any Creative audio driver or application, it allows you configuration options for your system volume. It replaces your traditional Windows volume control icon in the system tray. Located in Singapore, Creative Technology was founded in 1981. Creative's business revolves around the production and distribution of a variety of sound and video boards and software.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/ctsysvol.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of CTSysVol.exe: based on 12 votes. Read also the 10 reviews.

  • 299 users ask for this file. 11 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about CTSysVol.exe:
Volume Control fomr Creative
Creative volume control - volume control panel for sound card dave_sada
Creative External Sound Card Volume Control App Matt Rizzle
Ceative Technology installation with my Audigy sound card software. Steve
control panel for sound card shabz
controlls the volume (creative Soundblaster)
supposedly volume control for creative sound cards, but shows up as a trojan to clamav. I suspect a very sneaky low-zones trojan disguised as the sound mixer
CTSysVol,eze works fine as the sound mixer for the Audigy , however, it is missing the L & R panning for stereo
I've never owned a Creative product. Noticed this process around the same time my internet started going haywire. Killed this process and the internet is apparently fixed for now. I'm suspicious.
I think it's infected with a Trojan. If I turn it off, my desktop goes away. If I turn it on, it spawns an explorer and opens up over 30 back end TCP connections. WireShark shows packets flying all over the internet. If I kill the explorer process it respawns and re-opens the connections. If I kill CTSysVol.exe the explorer does not re-spawn and no connections open. Glenn A. Meisenheimer

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