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What is ctcmsu.exe?

Part of Creative MediaSource by Creative Technology Ltd

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How is ctcmsu.exe loaded?

Autoplay handler - ctcmsu.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of CTPlayAudioOnArrivalu with and identifier of SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\CTPlayAudioOnArrivalu. Autoplay will scan removable media, when it arrives, looking for media content types (music, graphics, or video). When a removable media arrives, Windows determines what actions to perform by evaluating the content and comparing it to registered handlers for that content. An application will register a handler for Autoplay events associated with a media type.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the ctcmsu.exe file.Of the 0.4% of ctcmsu.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\creative\mediasource5\ctcmsu.exe

Are there other versions of Creative MediaSource?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (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: ctcmsu.exe
Name: Creative MediaSource
Description: Creative MediaSource 5 Player
Product version:
Size: 468.1 KB
Original file name: CTCMSU.EXE

Autoplay handler details

Name: CTPlayMusicFilesOnArrivalu
Command: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\CTPlayMusicFilesOnArrivalu

Image hashes

MD5: d9a013e42d7201427b56ff714c9babbd
SHA-1: d61506cffed8c2b38aa95d4388b6bdce1a8c841f

PE image details

File packed: No
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