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Should I remove Sonic RecordNow!?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,477
United States Rank #6,063
Reach 0.0465%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.84 days
555.84 days >
Average installed length: 292.05 days


7.32.1 1.09%
7.32 2.73%
7.31 17.47%
7.30 2.73%
7.23 0.33%
7.22 18.12%
7.21 1.97%
7.20 0.98%
7.10 10.70%
7.3 22.05%
7.0 1.31%
6.7.1 0.11%
6.7.0 2.29%
6.5.3 5.46%
6.5.1 0.76%
6.5.0 11.90%

Typically installed together

Sonic RecordNow!

What is Sonic RecordNow!?  (from Sonic Solutions)

The RecordNow software can be used to copy discs, write individual files or folders to a disc or to create various kinds of audio discs. This document is a complete and detailed visual guide on copying CDs or DVDs.


Sonic RecordNow! is a program developed by Sonic Solutions. The most used version is 7.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is RecordNow.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 17.89 MB (18,764,232 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 66% of users of Sonic RecordNow! come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonic.com?lang=ENU
Help link: www.sonicjapan.co.jp/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sonic\recordnow!
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9541FED0-327F-4DF0-8B96-EF57EF622F19}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sonic RecordNow!

Program executable:RecordNow.exe
Name: RecordNow
Path:C:\Program Files\Sonic\recordnow!\RecordNow.exe
Additional files:
  • Rdc.exe - RDC Module (Recovery Disc Creator)
  • Rdclcher.exe (by TOSHIBA) - RDCLauncher (RDCLcher)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • RecordNow.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'SonicRnCopyDisc' with the ProgID of 'Sonic.RecordNow' and the action verb 'CopyDiscJob.

How do I remove Sonic RecordNow!?

You can uninstall Sonic RecordNow! 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 Sonic RecordNow!, 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 Sonic RecordNow!.

Win XP 82%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 86.79%
Windows 7 8.52%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Windows 10 1.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 86.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.91%
Windows 10 Home 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.58%
  United Kingdom 4.96%
  Japan 3.99%
  France 3.17%
  Canada 3.17%
  Italy 2.52%
  Germany 2.28%
  Spain 1.30%
  Australia 1.30%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Belgium 1.06%
  Sweden 0.73%
  Mexico 0.65%
  Ireland 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.80%
Toshiba 23.20%
Hewlett-Packard 10.93%
Sahara 5.47%
American Megatrends 4.80%
Intel 2.67%
NEC 1.20%
Sony 0.53%
Packard Bell 0.53%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 9.79%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 8.13%
Dell Dimension 8400 ... 6.25%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 5.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 5.42%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 5.21%

About Sonic Solutions

Sonic Solutions (aquired by Rovi Corporation) is a digital media software provider that developed applicationsfor digital entertainment.


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