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What is RNowSvc.exe?

Part of RoxioNow Player by Roxio

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How does rnowsvc.exe run?

Service - RNowSvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'RoxioNow Service' (RoxioNow Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. RoxioNow Service runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the rnowsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of rnowsvc.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How stable is RoxioNow Player?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is RNowSvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00050% CPU4995.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.26 MB RAM10.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     97 /min4.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\roxio\roxionow player\rnowsvc.exe

Are there other versions of RoxioNow Player?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by RoxioNow Player.

What else is related?

RoxioNow Player Stability

rnowsvc.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred on: August 16, 2013
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred on: August 20, 2013
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Roxio

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File details

File name: RNowSvc.exe
Publisher: Roxio (verified)
Name: RoxioNow Player
Description: Windows Service App
Version: 1, 9, 5, 0
Size: 389.98 KB
Original file name: RoxioNowSvc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sonic Solutions
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 6/18/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009435339%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004439581%
User CPU: 0.00049957574711%
Privileged CPU time: 130271.24 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 39 ms
CPU cycle count: 304,910,260
CPU cycle count /min: 331,143,304
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 57.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 66.6 MB
Paged memory: 2.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.3 MB
Paged system memory: 100.58 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.23 KB
Working set memory: 2.08 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.57 MB
Min working set memory: 1.79 MB
Private memory: 2.26 MB
Page faults: 339,979
Page faults /min: 142
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 214,470
Read operations /min: 96
Total read transfer: 68.85 MB
Read transfer /min: 91.38 KB
Total write operations: 176
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 351 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 770,718
Other operations /min: 314
Total other transfer: 18.88 MB
Other Transfer /min: 8.08 KB
Handle count average: 72
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Roxio\RoxioNow Player\RNowSvc.exe"

Service details

Name: RoxioNow Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

Image hashes

MD5: c1568e17039b2ec2b73a4f880ddd51e5
SHA-1: ed2dcee80ef66f36b7f97c3f1f5707772ff92d4e
SHA-256: b193ba01d3ea9ef8052f2053cb70dc528232f21fecbe78c83e8048a7f90e8951

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
File packed: No
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