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Should I remove Roxio Creator 2012 Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,405
United States Rank #5,849
Reach 0.0569%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.90 days
528.07 days >
Average installed length: 277.46 days


13.5 99.91%
6.5.0 0.09%

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Roxio Creator 2012 Pro

What is Roxio Creator 2012 Pro?

Roxio Creator is proprietary optical disc authoring program. Creator will only record data CDs in Mode 1 (consequently, there are CD-ROM drives that will not recognize anything other than the first session of a Mode 1 CD.). Creator supports a wide variety of file formats, including AVI, DV, HDV, DV-AVI, MPEG-1/2/4, MPEG2-HD, DVD-Video, Audio CD, MP3, WAV, WMA, Dolby Digital AC-3, AAC, JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP and GIF.

About  (from Roxio)

Roxio Creator 2012 is the digital media suite lets you easily capture, enhance, save and share your photo, video and audio projects. Burn and copy CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray discs. Edit movies and burn DVDs like a pro. Rip CDs, digitize analog LPs, mix perfect playlists. Create photo slideshows, cards, calendars, panoramas a...  Read more


The most common release is 13.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named Creator13.exe. The setup package generally installs about 114 files and is usually about 2.89 MB (3,030,000 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com/enu/products/creator
Help link: www.roxio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{77CDA026-3860-4C95-8233-34F3CEF121FB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Creator 2012 Pro

Program executable:Creator13.exe
Roxio Creator Classic
Signed by:Sonic Solutions
Path:C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\Creator Classic\Creator13.exe
Additional files:
  • emmon.exe (by eMPIA Technology) - BDA Monitor Application
  • DiscImageLoader13.exe (by Rovi) - Roxio Drive Emulator (Roxio Disc Image Loader)
  • MediaCapture13.exe (by Rovi) - MediaCapture (Roxio Media Capture)
  • MediaManager13.exe - CommonSDK (MediaManager12 Module)
  • Retrieve13.exe - Roxio Retrieve
  • Roxio Burn.exe - Roxio Burn
  • VideoConvert13.exe - Roxio VideoConvert
  • AVCHDArchive13.exe - Roxio AVCHDArchive (Roxio AVCHD Archive)
  • AVCServer.exe - AVCServer
  • CPMonitor.exe - CPMonitor Application
  • DataStream.exe - datastream
  • InstSrvc.exe - roxio CD/DVD Emulator administrative package
  • Launch.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - Launch Application
  • Launch_Retrieve.exe
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • MyDVD13.exe - Editors Module (MyDVD)
  • PhotoSuite13.exe - PhotoSuite (PhotoSuite 13)
  • RoxioBurnLauncher.exe - Roxio Burn Launcher
  • RoxioCentralFx.exe - Roxio Creator
  • RoxioRestore.exe - Roxio Restore
  • RRLauncher.exe - Roxio RRLauncher
  • SyncItEMC13.exe - SyncIt!
  • VCGProxyFileManager13.exe - MVWGraphBuilder Module (Proxy Manager)
  • VideoWave13.exe - VideoWave

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Autoplay Handlers
  • RoxioCentralFx.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'RoxioSCDataTask60' with the ProgID of 'Roxio.RoxioCentral60' and the action verb 'DataTask.
  • MediaCapture13.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (MediaCapture11Videos).
  • Creator13.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (RoxioCreator12PlayCDAudioOnArrival).
  • Roxio Burn.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (BasicBurnCopy).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • RoxioBurnLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Desktop Disc Tool' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe".
  • CPMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CPMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\5.0\CPMonitor.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Roxio Burn.exe
Memory:20.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019300214%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00117294%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00075708%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:5.35 MB
Total CPU:0.0000520988%
Kernel CPU:0.00001136%
User CPU:0.00004074%
CPU cycles/sec:37,890,745
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Roxio Creator 2012 Pro?

You can uninstall Roxio Creator 2012 Pro 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 Creator 2012 Pro, 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 Creator 2012 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.11%
Windows 10 26.79%
Windows XP 2.50%
Windows Vista 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.10%
Windows 7 Professional 14.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.11%
Windows 10 Home 4.21%
Windows 10 Pro 4.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.19%
  Canada 6.34%
  United Kingdom 6.20%
  Italy 2.99%
  Australia 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Mexico 2.30%
  France 1.81%
  Germany 1.18%
  Spain 0.97%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Japan 0.77%
  Israel 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.55%
Hewlett-Packard 28.30%
Acer 13.05%
ASUS 7.55%
Toshiba 4.25%
Intel 2.67%
Lenovo 1.42%
American Megatrends 1.26%
Samsung 1.26%
Alienware 0.94%
Apple 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.98%
Dell XPS 8500 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.43%
ASUS All Series 3.12%
Dell XPS 8700 2.80%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 2.18%

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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