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Should I remove Roxio Central Copy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,922
United States Rank #5,359
Reach 0.0512%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.71 days
434.02 days >
Average installed length: 228.04 days


3.7.0 4.55%
3.6.0 95.45%

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Roxio Central Copy

What is Roxio Central Copy?  (from Roxio)

Roxio Central is a basic CD/DVD burning application, built on Windows Presentation Foundation, the design standard for Windows Vista. It is a technology demo showcasing possibilities for new user interface designs. Roxio Central provides essential CD-Audio, CD-ROM & DVD-ROM recording, copy and backup features.


Roxio Central Copy is a program developed by Roxio. The most used version is 3.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is CopyNow.dll. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1004.96 KB (1,029,077 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of Roxio Central Copy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\10.0\Roxio Central36\Copy\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B6A26DE5-F2B5-4D58-9570-4FC760E00FCD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1004.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Central Copy

Program module:CopyNow.dll
Copy Plugin Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\10.0\Roxio Central36\Copy\CopyNow.dll
Additional files:
  • CopyNow.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Copy Plugin Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrDEU.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Language resources - Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrENU.dll

How do I remove Roxio Central Copy?

You can uninstall Roxio Central Copy from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Roxio Central Copy, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Roxio Central Copy.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.97%
Windows 10 19.29%
Windows Vista 14.24%
Windows XP 9.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.35%
Windows 7 Professional 8.76%
Windows 10 Home 6.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.79%
  Germany 6.44%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  Canada 4.95%
  Italy 2.34%
  France 1.98%
  Spain 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.20%
  Australia 0.92%
  Mexico 0.64%
  Japan 0.64%
  Belgium 0.57%
  Brazil 0.42%
  Israel 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.02%
Hewlett-Packard 30.65%
Acer 11.13%
Toshiba 7.71%
ASUS 5.31%
Intel 2.91%
Medion 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Samsung 1.03%
Lenovo 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.62%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.64%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell XPS 8300 2.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.32%

About Roxio

Roxio, now Sonic Solutions, is a software developer specializing in consumer digital media products whose product line includes programs for the creation of digital media projects, media conversion software, and content distribution systems.
Publisher URL: www.roxio.com


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