ctdetect.exe - Is ctdetect.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is ctdetect.exe?
Purpose of ctdetect.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: ctdetect.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
CTDetect.exe is a program file which is normally associated with Microsoft. The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. The main purpose of this file is to be part of your sound blaster and audio related hardware driver. This is from Creative Labs and its audio related software. This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. Visit ctdetect.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the ctdetect.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\Detector\CTDetect.exe /R


  • Is ctdetect.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is ctdetect.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove ctdetect.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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