What is RoxMediaDB.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the RoxMediaDB.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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RoxMediaDB.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with RoxMediaDB
RoxMediaDB.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as AlbumCore Module belongs to software CommonSDK or Roxio Easy Media Creator (version 8) or Roxio Creator (version 8.2 XE) or Roxio PhotoSuite and by Sonic Solutions (

Description: RoxMediaDB.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. RoxMediaDB.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 864,256 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 856,064 bytes or 868,352 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The RoxMediaDB.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could completely remove Roxio Easy Media Creator 8 or DRO (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RoxMediaDB.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RoxMediaDB.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Installed with Roxio Easy Creator 8
  VerifyMe   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of RoxMediaDB.exe: based on 3 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think RoxMediaDB.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving RoxMediaDB issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with RoxMediaDB. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the RoxMediaDB.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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