DirectXInstallService DirectXInstallService

A way to uninstall DirectXInstallService from your PC

You can find on this page details on how to remove DirectXInstallService for Windows. The Windows release was created by Roxio. Go over here for more details on Roxio. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio folder. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. You can remove DirectXInstallService by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{098122AB-C605-4853-B441-C0A4EB359B75}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for administrator rights. Backup_Central10.exe is the DirectXInstallService's main executable file and it takes close to 2.26 MB (2365936 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in DirectXInstallService. They occupy 9.52 MB (9980824 bytes) on disk.

  • stax.exe (1.30 MB)
  • LpAndTapeAssistant10.exe (82.48 KB)
  • MusicDiscCreator10.exe (62.48 KB)
  • RxTagEdit10.exe (90.48 KB)
  • faVssProc.exe (158.48 KB)
  • RoxioRestore.exe (1.23 MB)
  • RRLauncher.exe (110.48 KB)
  • TrayProtect.exe (510.48 KB)
  • Backup_Central10.exe (2.26 MB)
  • Creator10.exe (978.48 KB)
  • MediaCapture10.exe (390.48 KB)
  • PhotoSuite10.exe (1.12 MB)
  • Launch_Retrieve.exe (38.48 KB)
  • Retrieve10.exe (666.48 KB)
  • RxQSoundEdit10.exe (62.48 KB)
  • SoundEdit10.exe (82.48 KB)
  • VCGProxyFileManager10.exe (462.48 KB) to view all...

This data is about DirectXInstallService version 9.0.2 only. You can find below info on other versions of DirectXInstallService:

If you are manually uninstalling DirectXInstallService we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio

The files below remain on your disk when you remove DirectXInstallService:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Audio Capture 10\LpAndTapeAssistant10.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Audio Master 10\MusicDiscCreator10.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Audio Master 10\RxTagEdit10.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\AudioCodec31\Filters\

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\$cpfile\shell\Open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\$crfile\shell\Open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\$cxfile\shell\Open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0047E53C-5572-4AF5-B8E1-1D28A7D706DC}\InprocServer32\

A way to remove DirectXInstallService from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

DirectXInstallService is an application offered by Roxio. Some people choose to uninstall this application. This is easier said than done because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE manner to uninstall DirectXInstallService is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find DirectXInstallService or simply click the Search field and type in "DirectXInstallService". If it exists on your system the DirectXInstallService app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select DirectXInstallService in the list of apps, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding DirectXInstallService, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall DirectXInstallService.
Uninstall DirectXInstallService

8. After removing DirectXInstallService, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of DirectXInstallService which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling DirectXInstallService with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove DirectXInstallService by Roxio from your computer, we are not saying that DirectXInstallService by Roxio is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove DirectXInstallService in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:51:17.100