What does the RoxWatchTray9.exe file do?
The RoxWatchTray9.exe process is also known as RoxMMTrayApp Module and is a part of CommonSDK or, as the case may be, Roxio Media Manager. 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:
- RoxMMTrayApp Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RoxMMTrayApp Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RoxWatchTray9.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RoxWatchTray9.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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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 221,184 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 236,016 bytes.
Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 28% 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...) |
|Original RoxWatch installed 8/16/07 but 7kb file snuck in 1/16/11 & now causing an error upon startup. |
|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 CommonSDK or Roxio Media Manager
To remove RoxMMTrayApp Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CommonSDK or Roxio Media Manager in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then 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.