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What is volpanlu.exe?

Part of Creative Volume Panel by Creative Technology Ltd

What is it?

VolPanlu.exe is part of the driver providing Windows support for Creative Sound Blaster Audio. It installs Creative Audio Console to control the user's audio device's settings.
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How does volpanlu.exe run?

Process - volpanlu.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. volpanlu.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does volpanlu.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - volpanlu.exe is registered with the run identifier 'VolPanel' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi MB 2\Sound Blaster Panel\VolPanlu.exe" /r' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


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About 0.5% of all Boost users have the volpanlu.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of volpanlu.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is volpanlu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU220.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
11.04 MB RAM51.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
80 GDI objects53.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\creative\sound blaster x-fi surround 5.1\volume panel\volpanlu.exe

Are there other versions of Creative Volume Panel?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Creative Volume Panel.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative Technology Ltd. consist of the design, manufacture and distribution of digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and persona More...
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File details

File name: volpanlu.exe
Name: Creative Volume Panel
Description: VolPanlu.exe
Product version:
Size: 176 KB
Original file name: VolPanlu.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000485113%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000264479%
User CPU: 0.00002206345130%
Privileged CPU time: 187.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,708,944,664
CPU cycle count /min: 19,245,499
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 94.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 98.43 MB
Paged memory: 11.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 11.14 MB
Paged system memory: 157.65 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.09 KB
Working set memory: 776 KB
Peak working set memory: 11.64 MB
Min working set memory: 412 KB
Private memory: 11.04 MB
Page faults: 5,389
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 128
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 659.62 KB
Read transfer /min: 115 Bytes
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 348 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,641
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 59.94 KB
Other Transfer /min: 10 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 80
USER objects: 33
Handle count average: 126
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe" /r

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: VolPanel
Command: "C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi MB 2\Sound Blaster Panel\VolPanlu.exe" /r

Image hashes

MD5: cda2001978a4c967c41a1c7cf79e1815
SHA-1: 03a95e343f1626189fc799ff160d66fdd5c01b15
SHA-256: 6e80801414bb94473bb1d92298c399529fbd787868f3b47e674cd583c9960df3

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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