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- System Process: No
- Background Process: Yes
- Application Process:Yes
- Common Path:
C:\ Program Files\ Creative\ SB Drive Det\ SBDrvDet.exe
- Uses Network:No
- Uses Internet:No
The process sbdrvdet.exe or Sound Blaster Drive Detector is an application that detects the internal front panel audio connectivity drive and verifies if the Creative Sound Blaster sound card driver needs to be updated. It is bundled with select Creative sound cards in the Audigy and X-Fi series of Sound Blaster, which support front panel connectivity with multiple analog and digital audio connection ports.
Creative Technology Limited, based in Singapore, is the creator of the well known Sound Blaster line of audio cards. Sound Blaster 1.0 was released in 1987 and became the top selling expansion card for the PC due to its inclusion of the game port. Its subsidiary Creative Labs, Inc. is based in the United States.
The sbdrvdet.exe file is used to communicate with the internal drive or Sound Card.Later versions of the Sound Blaster sound card, especially forMachines using Socket 775 processors, support High Definition audio quality For playback and recording while the internal front panel drive allows audio Input connections from various musical instruments and gadgets as well as Output connections to digital video camcorders, external hard disks, CD RWs, and more.
The main task of the sbdrvdet.exe application is to check the latest version of Sound Blaster driver online and update when a new file is found. Other characteristics of this application are as follows:
Automatically loaded upon Windows startup
Has a visible window
Can be disabled if the internal drive is not being used
Can be started manually if needed
The process sbdrvdet.exe current version has known file sizes of 45056 bytes (98% of all occurrences), with various other versions having 31242 bytes, 222684 bytes, and 25600 bytes on Windows XP. Auto-run registry entries of the process are located in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\ Microsoft\ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Run.
Additional sbdrvdet.exe Info:
Part of: Creative SoundBlaster, Author URL: http://www.creative.com, File Created by: Creative Technology Limited
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