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Should I remove Roxio RecordNow Audio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,193
United States Rank #8,142
Reach 0.0233%


3.5.0 16.34%
2.0.6 0.65%
2.0.4 79.08%
2.0.2 3.49%
2.0.1 0.44%

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Roxio RecordNow Audio

What is Roxio RecordNow Audio?  (from Roxio)

Roxio RecordNow is the easy software tool for people who want to collect, organize and enjoy their digital music. Collect music from disc, iPod, internet radio, and LPs. Automatically rename your music by artist, title and album. Copy your music to disc or portable player to enjoy wherever you are.


Roxio RecordNow Audio is a program developed by Roxio. The most used version is 2.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Launch.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,142,784 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of Roxio RecordNow Audio come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roxio.com
Help link: www.thinkpc.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio Central33\Audio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AB708C9B-97C8-4AC9-899B-DBF226AC9382}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio RecordNow Audio

Program executable:Launch.exe
Name:Launch Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\Roxio Central33\Audio\Launch.exe
Additional files:
  • Launch.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - Launch Application
  • AP_WMADRM.dll
  • AudioPlugin.dll (by Sonic Solutions)
  • MainrDEU.dll - Language resources - Dynamic Link Library
  • MainrENU.dll
  • MainrFRA.dll

How do I remove Roxio RecordNow Audio?

You can uninstall Roxio RecordNow Audio 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 RecordNow Audio, 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 RecordNow Audio.

Win XP 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 59.26%
Windows 7 24.18%
Windows 10 8.71%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 59.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.87%
Windows 7 Professional 6.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.59%
Windows 10 Home 4.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.06%
  Canada 6.06%
  Japan 3.18%
  United Kingdom 2.42%
  Germany 1.97%
  Australia 1.36%
  France 1.06%
  Brazil 0.61%
  Netherlands 0.61%
  Italy 0.61%
  UA 0.45%
  Sweden 0.45%
  Ireland 0.45%
  Hong Kong 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 78.96%
Hewlett-Packard 7.10%
Intel 2.73%
Toshiba 2.46%
Lenovo 2.19%
Acer 1.64%
Sahara 1.09%
ASUS 0.82%
Compaq 0.27%
Gateway 0.27%
Sony 0.27%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 7.86%
Dell Dell DM051 6.43%
Dell Dimension E521 5.71%
Dell Dell DXP061 5.71%
Dell Dell DXP051 4.64%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 3.57%

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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