What does the CTSysVol.exe file do?
The CTSysVol.exe process is also known as CTSysVol.exe and is a part of Creative Volume Control. This software is produced by Creative Technology (www.creative.com). An obsolete or defective version of CTSysVol.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CTSysVol.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CTSysVol.exe 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)
- CTSysVol.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CTSysVol.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CTSysVol.exe CTSysVol.exe
CTSysVol.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file CTSysVol.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 57,344 bytes (57% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 49,152 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The program appears as a window on the desktop. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 21% 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 CTSysVol.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 CTSysVol?
|Volume Control fomr Creative |
|Creative volume control - volume control panel for sound card |
|Creative External Sound Card Volume Control App |
|Ceative Technology installation with my Audigy sound card software. |
|control panel for sound card |
Summary: 10 users judge CTSysVol.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Creative Volume Control
To remove CTSysVol.exe 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 Creative Volume Control in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CTSysVol.exe (CTSysVol.exe) 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 CTSysVol.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CTSysVol.exe 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 CTSysVol.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.
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