What is DirectCD.exe? Is DirectCD.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix DirectCD.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your DirectCD process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair DirectCD.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: DirectCD Application

Product: Easy CD Creator

Company: Roxio (roxio.com)

File: DirectCD.exe


A CD writing program, this application allows you to write to compact discs as if they were standard removable media. Popular in the early 2000s, this application was integral in replacing more cumbersome CD writing software. Originally produced and distributed by Adaptec, it was most recently produced and released by Roxio. This application is no longer available or supported. Founded in 2001 in Santa Clara, California, Roxio is now owned by the Corel Corporation.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/directcd.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of DirectCD.exe: based on 11 votes. Read also the 5 reviews.

  • 277 users ask for this file. 6 users rated it as not dangerous. 3 users rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as dangerous. 2 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about DirectCD.exe:
directcd.exe is a part of Adaptec (now Roxio's) Easy CD/DVD Creator. This is packet writing software which allows the user to write and delete to CDs and DVDs as if they were a normal drive. This program is a non-essential system process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. LaJmOn
Direct CD application for writing files to CD  See also: Link Moosa
The driver is called something else, NOT DirectCD.??? Vanessa Campbell
Uses more cpu than it should. Very non-essential, in fact, the whole concept of DirectCD has problems. Many people start using it, without realizing that it creates disks that are non-portable. A disk used on computer A is useless on computer B. Plus, the process is using quite a bit of cpu time just running in the background when it should be doing nothing. steve
Directcd.exe is inbuild tool in winXP for drag n drop writing of cd.  See also: Link Abraham

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