What does the CTDevSrv.exe file do?
The CTDevSrv.exe process is also known as CTDevSrv Window Service Application and is a part of CTDevSrv Application or, as the case may be, CT Device Query service. This software is produced by Creative Technology (www.creative.com). An obsolete or defective version of CTDevSrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CTDevSrv Window service Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CTDevSrv Window service Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CTDevSrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CTDevSrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CTDevSrv.exe CTDevSrv Window service Application
CTDevSrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CTDevSrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 61,440 bytes.
It is the service "CTDevice_Srv".
The CTDevSrv file is not part of the Windows operating system. This CTDevSrv.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 37% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves CTDevSrv.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about CTDevSrv?
|It is of creative! It is for their MP3 that need recharing with your pc :) (further information...) |
|ctdevsrv.exe belongs to Creative MediaSource Player Skin Pack that is located in c:\program files\creative\shared files\ctdevsrv.exe. |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall CTDevSrv Application or CT Device Query service
To remove CTDevSrv Window service Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CTDevSrv Application or CT Device Query service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CTDevSrv.exe (CTDevSrv Window service Application) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CTDevSrv Window service Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CTDevSrv Window service Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or CTDevSrv.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.