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What does the RoxWatchTray9.exe file do?

The RoxWatchTray9.exe process is also known as RoxMMTrayApp Module and is a part of Roxio Media Manager or, as the case may be, CommonSDK. This software is produced by Sonic Solutions (www.sonic.com). An obsolete or defective version of RoxWatchTray9.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 RoxWatchTray9.exe RoxMMTrayApp Module

RoxWatchTray9.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. RoxWatchTray9.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 236,016 bytes (42% of all these files), 221,184 bytes, 228,088 bytes or, as the case may be, 225,280 bytes.
The RoxWatchTray9 file is not part of the Windows operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this reason, 18% 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 RoxWatchTray9.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 RoxWatchTray9?

When you first install Roxio V9, Media Manager scans your hard drive for potential media files both audio and video. (further information...)
Gulliver Sullivan
Original RoxWatch installed 8/16/07 but 7kb file snuck in 1/16/11 & now causing an error upon startup.
Gary Kruger
Roxio Watched Folders System Tray application. System Tray icon installed by Roxio Easy Media Creator 9 and which allows you to configure your watched folders or to turn the "Watched Folders" feature of Roxio ON or OFF. (further information...)

Summary: However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall Roxio Media Manager or CommonSDK

RoxWatchTray9.exe RoxMMTrayApp Module fix

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

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Roxio Media Manager or CommonSDK in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if RoxWatchTray9.exe (RoxMMTrayApp 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 RoxMMTrayApp Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RoxMMTrayApp 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 RoxWatchTray9.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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