What is RoxWatchTray13.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 RoxWatchTray13.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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RoxWatchTray13.exe file information

The process known as RoxMMTrayApp Module belongs to software Roxio Creator (version 2011 Pro, 2012) by Rovi or Sonic Solutions (

Description: RoxWatchTray13.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file RoxWatchTray13.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 307,184 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 293,360 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The file is a Verisign signed file. The RoxWatchTray13.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The RoxWatchTray13.exe file is not a Windows system file. RoxWatchTray13.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with RoxWatchTray13.exe, you can do the following:
  1) safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Roxio Creator 2012 or Roxio Creator 2011 Pro (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) go to the support area of the Roxio website
  3) search for an update on the vendor’s website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RoxWatchTray13.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RoxWatchTray13.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.


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Best practices for resolving RoxWatchTray13 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with RoxWatchTray13. 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 RoxWatchTray13.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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