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Roxio Creator Content 2012

What is Roxio Creator Content 2012?

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)

Easily edit your standard and HD videos. Add picture-in-picture effects, titles and scrolling credits. Rotate video with one click; auto-adjust color, brightness and contrast. Save video from YouTube and other popular sites on your PC and convert them to play on your TV, iPhone, iPad, and other portable device.


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 81 files and is usually about 1.64 MB (1,719,023 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com/enu/products/creator
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CDE9C04A-7F8B-40A8-A4A5-875E228254A6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Creator Content 2012

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
  • AnalogRec13.exe (by Rovi) - Roxio Easy Audio Capture
  • AS_Storage_w32.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - AS Imaging SDK (AS Imaging)
  • AutoRunHandler.dll - AutoRunHanlder Dynamic Link Library (AutoRunHandler Dynamic Link Library)
  • AVCCommonInterface.dll (by Rovi) - Roxio Audio/Video Converter (AVCCommonInterface Module)
  • AVCGadgetHost.dll - AVCGadgetHost
  • AVCGadgetWPF.dll - SyncIt (AVCGadgetWPF)
  • AVCHDArchive13.exe - Roxio AVCHDArchive (Roxio AVCHD Archive)
  • AVCMiddleLayer.dll - AVCMiddleLayer Module
  • AVCSettings.dll - AVCSettings
  • AVCSettingsAtx.dll - AVC SettingsAtx Module
  • AxInterop.AVCSettingsAtx.dll
  • CinemasterAudio.DLL (by Sonic Solutions) - SonicHDAudio
  • CinemasterVCDNav.dll - Sonic Cinemaster (R) DS VCD Navigator
  • CinePlayer.exe - CinePlayer
  • CPMonitor.exe - CPMonitor Application
  • CpPluginFrameWork.dll - CPPluginFrameWork
  • Creator13.exe - Roxio Creator Classic
  • DVDDriveControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'DVDDriverControlLib'.
  • DVDDriverControl.dll - DVDDrive Dynamic Link Library (DVDDriverControl Dynamic Link Library)
  • DVDMusicAssistant13.exe - Roxio DVD Music Assistant
  • FFS20_6_Languages_for_Sonic.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (Setup.exe)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • LpAndTapeAssistant13.exe - Roxio LP and Tape Assistant
  • Microsoft.DirectX.Direct3D.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Microsoft Managed Direct3D Debug)
  • Microsoft.DirectX.Direct3DX.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Managed D3DX Debug
  • Microsoft.DirectX.dll - Microsoft Managed DirectX Helper Classes Debug
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • MSVCP70.DLL - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • MSVCR70.DLL - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • MusicDiscCreator13.exe - Roxio Music Disc Creator
  • PlayerPlugin.dll - Player
  • QuickTimePlayer.dll - QuickTimePlayer Dynamic Link Library
  • RcFramework.dll - RcFramework
  • Renderer.dll - HDRenderer
  • RendererLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'HDRenderCOMLib'.
  • RoxUtils.dll - RoxUtils Dynamic Link Library
  • RxAudioBook13.exe - Roxio Audio Converter
  • RxAudioConvert13.exe
  • RxCommonUI.dll - RxBaseUI (RxCommonUI)
  • RxMultiCDImport13.exe - Multiple Audio CD Importer
  • RxQSoundEdit13.exe - Roxio Quick Sound Editor
  • RxTagEdit13.exe - Roxio Audio Tag Editor
  • slclr.dll - Security Library CLR
  • SlideshowPlayer.dll - SlideshowPlayer Dynamic Link Library (SlideShowPlayer Dynamic Link Library)
  • SonicBDROMPlayer.dll - SonicBDROMPlayer Dynamic Link Library
  • SonicDigital.dll
  • SonicLib.dll
  • SonicMediaPlayer.dll - Sonic Media Player SDK (SonicMediaPlayer)
  • SonicMediaPlayerLib5.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SonicMediaPlayerLib'.
  • SonicMPEGVideo.dll - Sonic MPEG Video Decoder (SonicMPEGVideo)
  • SonicS3DDetector.dll - Sonic stereo 3D device detector (SonicS3DDetector)
  • SonicS3DDetectorLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SonicS3DDetectorLib'.
  • SPLUI.dll - SonicMediaPlayer SDK (SonicPresentationLayer)
  • stdole.dll
  • StreamIdentifier.dll - StreamIdentifier Dynamic Link Library
  • SYSDetectingForBDPlay.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CinePlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'CinePlayerDVD1' with the ProgID of 'CinePlayer.PLAYDVD' and the action verb 'Play.
  • Creator13.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (RoxioCreator12PlayCDAudioOnArrival).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 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".

How do I remove Roxio Creator Content 2012?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 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 73.81%
Windows 10 24.60%
Windows Vista 0.79%
Windows XP 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Windows 8.1 6.35%
Windows 10 Home 5.56%
Windows 10 Pro 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.59%
  United Kingdom 8.19%
  Germany 7.02%
  Canada 3.51%
  Sweden 2.34%
  France 2.34%
  Australia 1.17%
  Norway 1.17%
  Malaysia 0.58%
  Greece 0.58%
  Italy 0.58%
  Portugal 0.58%
  Slovakia 0.58%
  Austria 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.42%
Hewlett-Packard 22.68%
ASUS 7.22%
Toshiba 5.15%
Acer 5.15%
Intel 2.06%
Medion 2.06%
Sony 2.06%
Samsung 1.03%
Lenovo 1.03%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 8.18%
Dell XPS 8300 6.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.73%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 660 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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