Autorun Details: CTHelper

Name: CTHELPER
Command: CTHELPER.EXE
Status: User's choice. Start if necessary.
Description: CTHELPER is a background task that is a plug-in manager for Creative drivers. The theory is that 3rd party manufacturers can use the CTHELPER plug-in interface to produce drivers, add-on features, and fixes that will integrate with a tighter fit with Creative's sound drivers and utilities. Given its purpose CTHELPER would normally be classified as a "leave alone" background task. It also allows Creative speaker setup to be synchronized with Windows Control Panel speaker setting. Without it running that check box in Creative speaker setting is not functional (settings are not in sync). Unfortunately there are often problems with CTHELPER, most notably that it can use 100% of CPU time so it's best left disabled unless you need it

Name: CTHelper
Command: cthelper.exe
Status: Definitely not required. Usually Malware.
Description: Added by the RBOT-XB WORM! Note - do not confuse with the Creative application of the same name described here

Name: CTHELPER
Command: svhost.exe
Status: Definitely not required. Usually Malware.
Description: Added by the SDBOT-RZ WORM!

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