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MtdAcq.EXE process file

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Process name: Metadata monitor

Product: Metadata monitor

Company: Creative Technology Ltd (

File: MtdAcq.EXE

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19 users ask for this file. 2 users rated it as not dangerous. 1 user rated it as neutral.

All comments about MtdAcq.EXE:
Rae It is a part of Creative MediaSource which monitors directories for media files. Probably hogs CPU & memory.
Mike Herold Media Sniffer for Creative MediaSource  See also: Link
konnijs As it says on the below link its a "Sound Sniffer", monitors the drive for new media files then automatically adds them to the media library.  See also: Link
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