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What does the RoxWatch9.exe file do?

The RoxWatch9.exe process is also known as RoxSniffer9 Module and is a part of Roxio MyDVD DE or, as the case may be, CommonSDK. This software is produced by Sonic Solutions (www.sonic.com). An obsolete or defective version of RoxWatch9.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about RoxWatch9.exe RoxSniffer9 Module

RoxWatch9.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. RoxWatch9.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 159,744 bytes (90% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 166,648 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. For this reason, 30% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves RoxWatch9.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about RoxWatch9?

This file wasn't here yesterday, it just showed up. It is most likely watching what files you want to burn but also sending that info back to Roxio, I deleted it.
Russell
It corrupted everything on my computer. I had to completely wipe my harddrive clean!!
K Thompson
I dont like any roxio products and this was installed with my blackberry; it has a lot of services start on boot and most are questionable to their necessity. i suggest removing it with a third party uninstaller as it leaves a bunch of crap behind.
Jules
RoxWatch9.exe is a process from RoxSniffer Module by Sonic Solutions and part of Roxio Easy Media Creator.
Mike
I got two blue-screens and lost some data - plus IE opened a session and used 200MB+
Bill Gustafson

Summary: One user judges RoxWatch9.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted RoxWatch9.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Roxio MyDVD DE or CommonSDK

To remove RoxSniffer9 Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Roxio MyDVD DE or CommonSDK in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if RoxWatch9.exe (RoxSniffer9 Module) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of RoxSniffer9 Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RoxSniffer9 Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or RoxWatch9.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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