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File: devldr32.exe
Name: DevLdr32
Product: Creative Ring3 NT Inteface
Manufacturer: Creative Technology Ltd.
Risk factor (Virus/Trojan/Spyware): Rating

"devldr32.exe" is part of sound card software from Creative Technology.

From the newsgroup: Without devldr32.exe on four-speaker systems the rear speakers will not work.

the devldr32.exe belongs to the soundblaster drivers included with win xp. Their is a bug in them which prevents to shutdown the devldr32.exe correctly during the shutdown procedure.
If you are running RC1 of XP, use "windows update" (found under Start --> Programs) to install the new soundblaster drivers provided by Microsoft. This will fix the problem...

You can obtain detailed information about devldr32.exe and any other processes running in the background using a tool like Anti-Spy.Info. Please note that malware files are often named like well-known files to cover up its true intentions. So it's recommended to validate the file and the file's location on your computer. If you find the file belonging to a "non-Microsoft" process in your Windows folder, then it could be malware.

User feedback

There were 436 user requests for that file. 7 users classify it as harmless. 1 user classify it as not so dangerous. 1 user classify it as neutral. 6 users considered the file to be suspicious. 10 users classify it as bad and recommend to delete devldr32.exe. 4 users didn't classify it ("don't know").

RatingIt slows down my computer a lot! It seems to corrupt other files and is bugged so deleting it is the best option Tom
Ratingif this is what i think it is, it has "unmounted" and made disapear my cr-rom from eveywhere but the registry key manager aitor de lezea
RatingI try removing it from current processes but my system goes to re-start mode whenever I do this. Rika
RatingIt is installed by Creative Labs. Although harmless, it is a waste of system resources.  link for more info Phasers
RatingIts a useless horrible file that reappears constantly 5 minutes after i delete it . Not only that but that other cursed program , svchost , seems to acces this file on unecessary occasions . Also 4 Mb RAM spacewaister . SacreBleu
RatingOriginally named after a sound ressource, now the name is used by hackers/mentally unstable people to mask malicious codes (usually active X bugs) Merlin
Ratingits a pice of usless junk, i dont even have any creative products! even the onboard sound and controlers Andrew
RatingI know that it causes my dvd-rw drive not to be able to burn cd's Anakin
RatingNo programs will connect to the Internet while this program is running. When I terminate it, everything works fine. Brett
RatingIt's used by creative Labs, it is harmless, if you want rear speakers to work, you need it running. Plain and simple boss
RatingIt is made by stupid nerds with no lives, so they have to mess with ours. Virus/Trojan/Worm writers are a waste of food. (see link to read a small rant about bug writers)  link for more info Tw33k3r
Ratingelo nie wiem  link for more info Eyden
Ratingmultiple shutdowns of my pc..make me very nervous...and i've deceided to trow away my sounblaster card..!!!!! Pebere
RatingSlows down computer; is hard to kill; start in secure mode; stop process and delete all files called devldr32.exe; hurry cause it automatically restarts !; Bibe
RatingIt belongs to Sound Blaster drivers Maurizio
Ratingdevldr32 is a goddamn annoying little file that makes me unable to burn anything at all. And it allows other annoying files to infect my computer, as well ! Find a way to delete it fast ! Sensenet
RatingDownloaded Creative Drivers to unlock the full functionality of my 5.1 Platinum in XP, only to find that 3 copies of devldr32.exe were each sharing ~33% of my processor power.... Barney
RatingGo to system, see the sound card info, ask for new drivers and let it update. Your problem is solved! Philip
RatingI have seen this file pop up many times and wouldn't let the system shutdwn. I now know it is from Creative. I don't use rear speakers at the present so is there a way to just disable it permanently?
RatingDisable Creative SBLive! Gameport driver (as long as you don't use Gamepads etc) and it goes away.
Ratingwhen I should down my comp, "devldr32 has stopped responding" pops up. Of course I make it shut the damn thing down, but thereafter nothing happens at all. Skeeter
Ratingi downloaded the new creative drivers which fixed the shutting down problem, but now there is no sound from the 2 rear speakers on my pc. Does anybody know what i can do to fix this? Demos
Rating2 copies of this file hogging all CPU resources on startup have a SB Live 5.1.. Stops hogging resources after 5- 8 mins if just left alone while you make a drink Blair
Ratinghijack this doesn't see it as a danger, it does not slow my system down at all, and if i need to, i can keep it from running automatically..... zach
Ratingit really slows the computer down and won't be deleted reid
Ratingdevldr32 is running on my system and I dont even have the creative soundblaster card ! god.
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