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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,360
United States Rank #18,782
Reach 0.0054%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.91 days
174.36 days >
Average installed length: 91.61 days


9.1.075 15.89%
9.1.074 2.80%
9.1.068 57.94%
9.0.610 4.67%
9.0.546 18.69%

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Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite

What is Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite?  (from Roxio)

Easy Media Creator 9 Suite software lets you create, manage and enjoy your digital videos, music and photos the way you want, where you want. Whether it's on your computer, stereo or TV or on-the-go with your iPod, portable player, or cell phone Creator 9 is the best investment you can make in your digital life, and ul...  Read more


Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite is a program developed by Roxio. The most used version is 9.1.068, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is stax.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 498.82 KB (510,796 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 75% of users of Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Roxio.com
Help link: support.roxio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio\Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{938B1CD7-7C60-491E-AA90-1F1888168240}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 498.82 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite

Program executable:stax.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Roxio\stax.exe
Additional files:
  • DSBurnDialog.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Editors Module
  • DSBurner.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - RxBurner Module
  • DSChapterDetectDialog.dll - DVD Chapter Detection
  • DSProjectData.dll
  • DSQuickBurnDialog.dll - DVD UI
  • DSSaveAsTheme.dll
  • DSSessionServer.dll
  • DSSizeEstimator.dll
  • DSSourceArchiver.dll
  • DSSpaceIndicatorCtl.dll - SpaceIndicator Ctl
  • DSThemeLoader.dll
  • DSThemeViewCtl.dll
  • DVDBTreeControl.dll
  • DVDButtonStyleLibraryDlg.dll
  • DVDBValidateDlg.dll
  • DVDFileHelper.dll
  • DVDFormatLoaderPlugIn.dll - FormatLoaderDVDB Module
  • DVDMenuEditor.dll
  • DVDPreview.dll
  • DVDProjectSettingsObj.dll
  • ImportV71.dll
  • MyDVD9.exe - MyDVD 9
  • PanZoomDialog.dll
  • PlugNBurnWizard.dll - Plug&Burn wizard
  • ProjectImporter.dll
  • RHAnalysisServices.dll - EditingCore
  • RxAET.dll
  • RxBackup9.exe - Roxio Backup
  • RxBackupRemind.exe - Roxio Backup Reminder
  • RxBurner.dll
  • SBDView.dll - SBDView Module
  • SlideShowWizard.dll
  • tracelog.exe
  • VCDBuilder.dll
  • VideoCDLib.dll - VideoCDLib Module
  • VideoWave9.exe - VideoWave 9
  • VUIAudioVideoMMPlugIn.dll
  • VUIDVDProjectMMPlugin.dll
  • VUIMakeMovie.dll
  • VUIProdDataMMPlugIn.dll
  • VUISceneDetectDialog.dll - Scene Detection
  • VUISettings.dll
  • _ISRES1033.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Dialog Resources)
  • IDriver.exe (by Macrovision) - InstallDriver Module
  • IDriverT.exe - IDriverT Module
  • iGdiCnv.dll - InstallShield (R) IGdi DLL
  • IScrCnv.dll - InstallShield (R) Script Engine
  • ISRT.dll - InstallShield (R) RunTime DLL
  • IUserCnv.dll - InstallShield (R) User DLL
  • objpscnv.dll - InstallShield (R) ObjectPS DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RxBackupRemind.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RoxioBackup C Drive Files Download, etc' (runs monthly on Sundays at 12:26 PM).
  • IDriverT.exe runs as a service named 'InstallDriver Table Manager' (IDriverT) "Provides support for the Running Object Table for InstallShield Drivers".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002632957%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021305%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005024%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,876
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:38 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:5 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite?

You can uninstall Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 Suite 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 Easy Media Creator 9 Suite, 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 Easy Media Creator 9 Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.27%
Windows 10 21.50%
Windows Vista 15.89%
Windows XP 9.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.02%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Windows 10 Pro 10.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.48%
  Canada 15.48%
  United Kingdom 3.87%
  Australia 1.29%
  UA 0.65%
  Belgium 0.65%
  Japan 0.65%
  Romania 0.65%
  Netherlands 0.65%
  IM 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.26%
Dell 24.68%
Toshiba 10.39%
Intel 7.79%
ASUS 3.90%
Acer 3.90%
Lenovo 2.60%
Common models
Gigabyte B75M-D3P 4.60%
HP-Pavilion NP218AA-ABA p... 3.45%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.30%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.30%
Gigabyte M52L-S3 2.30%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.30%

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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