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Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2

What is Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2?  (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


Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2 is a software program developed by Roxio. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 62 files and is usually about 1019.53 KB (1,044,000 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 70% of users of Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\13.0
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Uninstall\{56E39D98-4569-4977-BB04-43D658F28807}\setup.exe /x {56E39D98-4569-4977-BB04-43D658F28807}
Estimated size: 1019.53 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2

  • AlbumCommonPlugins.dll (by Rovi) - CommonSDK (AlbumCommonPlugins Module)
  • AlbumUniversalView.dll (by Rovi) - RoxAlbumView Module
  • APSBrowsePanes.dll - BrowsePanes Module
  • APSPluginDialogs.dll - PluginDialogs Module
  • APSPrevControls.dll - PreviewControls Module
  • APSSearchPane.dll - SearchPane Module
  • APSTagManagementPane.dll - TagManagementPane Module
  • APSViewPanes.dll - ViewPanes Module
  • BTWSupport.dll - BTWSupport Module
  • ContentMerger13.exe - Roxio ContentMerger Module
  • CPSAboutDlg.dll - AboutDialog Module
  • CPSAlbumBrowser.dll - AlbumBrowser Module
  • CPSAlbumObjects.dll - AlbumObjects Module
  • CPSBasicControls.dll - MGIActiveXControls Module
  • CPSCommonEnglish.dll - CommonEnglish DLL
  • CPSCommonObjects.dll - CommonObjects Module
  • CPSEmailObject.dll - EmailObject Module
  • CPSExtendedControls.dll - MGIExtendedControls Module
  • CPSFileLoader.dll - FileLoader Module
  • CPSFileProtocolHandler.dll - FileProtocolHandler Module
  • CPSFormatLoaderBMP.dll - FormatLoaderBMP Module
  • CPSFormatLoaderECDC.dll
  • CPSFormatLoaderGIF.dll - FormatLoaderGIF Module
  • CPSHelpRunner13.exe - ROXHelpRunner Module
  • divx_config_avc.dll (by DivX) - DivX® AVC/H.264 Encoder Configuration Module (AVC/H.264 Encoder Configuration Module)
  • divx_config_divx.dll (by DivX) - DivX® DivX Encoder Configuration Module (DivX Encoder Configuration Module)
  • divx_dec_aac.dll - DivX® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • divx_dec_avc.dll - DivX® AVC/H.264 Decoder (AVC/H.264 Decoder)
  • divx_dec_divx.dll - DivX® DivX Video Decoder Library (DivX Video Decoder Library)
  • divx_dec_mp3.dll - DivX® MP3 Audio Decoder Library (MPEG 1/2 Layer 3 Audio Decoder Library)
  • divx_demux_dmf.dll - DivX® DMF Demuxer (DMF Demuxer)
  • divx_enc_aac.dll - DivX® AAC Encoder (AAC Encoder)
  • divx_enc_avc.dll - DivX® AVC/H.264 Encoder (AVC/H.264 Encoder)
  • divx_enc_divx.dll - DivX® DivX Video Encoder Library (DivX Video Encoder Library)
  • divx_enc_mp3.dll - DivX® MP3 Audio Encoder Library (MP3 Audio Encoder Library)
  • divx_mfimport.dll - DivX® Media Format Importer (Media Format Importer)
  • divx_mux_dmf.dll - DivX® DMF Muxer Library (DMF Muxer Library)
  • Dragon30.dll - Roxio Dragon Burning Engine (The Dragon Burning Engine)
  • DragonFire30.dll - Roxio Dragon Burning Engine Fire DLL
  • DragonRs30.dll - Roxio Dragon Burning Engine Resource DLL
  • h264dec.dll - Rovi Corporation® AVC/H.264 Video Decoder (AVC/H.264 Video Decoder)
  • h264vout.dll - Rovi Corporation® H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper (H.264/AVC Video Encoder Wrapper)
  • LCTaskAssistant13.exe - Task Assistant
  • LPCMSyncFilter.dll - MPEG Services (LPCMSync Filter)
  • MGIRawWriter.dll - ROXIO Raw Writer
  • MPEG1VidCodec.dll - ROXIO MPEG1 Codec
  • MPEG2Muxer.dll
  • MPEG2VidCodec.dll - ROXIO MPEG2 Codec
  • MPEGAnalyzerMgr.dll - MPEG File Analyzer
  • MPEGStreamAnalyzer.dll - Roxio MPEG Stream Splitter
  • RepackFilter.dll - Repack Filter
  • RoxioAudioEnc.dll - ROXIO MPEG Audio Encoder
  • RoxioMPEGDemuxer.dll - ROXIO MPEG Demuxer
  • RoxioMPEGProp.dll - MPEG File Analyzer Dynamic Link Library
  • RoxMediaDB13.exe - RoxMediaDB13 Module
  • RoxWatch13.exe - RoxWatch12 Module
  • RoxWatchTray13.exe - RoxMMTrayApp Module
  • RoxWizardLauncher13.exe - RoxWizardLauncher Module
  • RxLabelCreator13.exe - Label Creator
  • SubPictEnc.dll - ROXIO SubPicture Encoder

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • RoxWatch13.exe runs as a service named 'Roxio Hard Drive Watcher 12' (RoxWatch12).
  • RoxMediaDB13.exe runs as a service named 'RoxMediaDB13'.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RoxWatchTray13.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RoxWatchTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\13.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray13.exe".

How do I remove Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2?

You can uninstall Roxio Creator 2012 Pro Disc 2 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 Disc 2, 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 Disc 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.84%
Windows 10 28.26%
Windows XP 2.17%
Windows Vista 0.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.51%
Windows 7 Professional 23.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.80%
Windows 10 Home 5.07%
Windows 8.1 5.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.43%
  United Kingdom 7.53%
  Germany 6.99%
  Canada 5.38%
  Australia 2.69%
  Sweden 2.15%
  France 1.61%
  Belgium 0.54%
  Switzerland 0.54%
  Spain 0.54%
  Greece 0.54%
  Luxembourg 0.54%
  Netherlands 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.33%
Hewlett-Packard 25.56%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 7.78%
Intel 3.33%
Toshiba 3.33%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Gateway 1.11%
Alienware 1.11%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 6.36%
Dell XPS 8700 4.55%
ASUSTeK CM6870 1.82%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 1.82%
Dell XPS 8300 1.82%
Dell Studio XPS 9100 1.82%

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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