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Should I remove Roxio Creator Basic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,748
United States Rank #1,887
Reach 0.2201%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.49 days
722.34 days >
Average installed length: 379.53 days


3.5.0 3.46%
3.4.0 55.09%
3.3.1 0.02%
3.3.0 41.42%

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Roxio Creator Basic v9

What is Roxio Creator Basic?

Roxio Creator 9 allows you to create audio and data discs from files or copies of other discs. It is typically bundled with various PCs such as HP and Compaq desktop computers.

About  (from Roxio)

Roxio Creator can create music CDs that can be played in most home and car stereos. Use this section to create a CD in the typical format like you would purchase on a commercial CD. This type of CD holds 10 to 20 songs, depending on the length of the songs and capacity of the CD. Uncompressed files can be burned on C...  Read more


The most common release is 3.4.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named Roxio_Central33.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 9.77 MB (10,244,994 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com
Help link: support.sonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio\Creator Basic v9\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C8B0680B-CDAE-4809-9F91-387B6DE00F7C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Creator Basic v9

Program executable:Roxio_Central33.exe
Roxio Creator
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio Central33\Main\Roxio_Central33.exe
Additional files:
  • cddbfpx1.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote CddbFP1x (CddbFP1x)
  • cddbcmsig_1_2.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote CddbCMSig_1_2 (CddbCMSig_1_2)
  • RoxioCentral.exe
  • facebookvideocalling.exe (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling
  • facebookvideocallingproxy.exe (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling Proxy
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll - Facebook Video Calling Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Roxio_Central33.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'RoxioSCDataTask33' with the ProgID of 'Roxio.RoxioCentral33' and the action verb 'DataTask.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npFacebookVideoCalling.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin' with a plugin key of '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • facebookvideocalling.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Facebook\Video\Skype\FacebookVideoCalling.exe'.

How do I remove Roxio Creator Basic?

You can uninstall Roxio Creator Basic 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 Basic v9, 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 Basic.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Roxio Creator Basic v9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 81.98%
Windows 7 12.43%
Windows XP 3.45%
Windows 10 2.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 65.36%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.13%
Windows Vista Business 3.93%
Windows 7 Professional 3.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.85%
  France 4.48%
  Canada 4.27%
  United Kingdom 3.64%
  Italy 3.44%
  Germany 2.49%
  Spain 1.25%
  Australia 1.10%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Finland 0.79%
  Mexico 0.68%
  Austria 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.19%
Dell 1.55%
Acer 0.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 15.78%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 8.35%
HP Compaq 6720s 4.61%
HP-Pavilion GG781AA-ABA a... 3.30%
HP-Pavilion GN561AA-ABA a... 2.57%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.48%

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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