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How to Download and Install the Roxio Burn Software on your Dell Computer

Summary: This article provides information about how to download, install, and uninstall the Roxio Burn Software on your Dell Computer.

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Table of Contents:

  1. What is Roxio Burn Software?
  2. Download guide
  3. Install guide
  4. Uninstall guide


What is Roxio Burn Software?


The Roxio Burn software is a complimentary application that is put on some computers at the point of sale.

It is not part of the Roxio Creator suite. It is a basic CD/DVD burner program instead, that was designed for computers using Windows XP through to Windows 7.

This is a basic program that comes in handy in several circumstances.

It can be installed in troubleshooting to verify the status of:

  • The burning software that is built into Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  • Any third-party burning software that you are having issues with.
  • To confirm if the issue is with software or with the burning hardware. Hardware such as a CD/DVD-R -RW drive.

In Windows XP, it is a free program that allows you to burn CD/DVD's which can be useful for backups and making reinstall media.

Because it is basic, there is less to go wrong with it and It is useful as a benchmark for other programs.

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Download guide


  1. The software is available from the Dell Downloads and Support site and search for Sonic Solutions Roxio Burn Application.


  1. When you bring the page up, click download file or click straight on the link below.

  1. Save the zipped file to your Desktop.

  2. Right-click the file and select Extract to and choose a location on your hard disk. Alternatively, double-click the file and it should bring up an autoextract wizard. Follow the wizard.

  3. Open the location that you extracted the file to and double-click the Setup file.


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Install guide


  1. An InstallShield wizard appears, click next to begin.


  1. Read and Agree to the EULA for the install to continue. No stops the install.


  1. The wizard asks to choose a location to install to. If you want to change from the default choice, then click browse and select a new location. Click next when you are ready to continue.


  1. Click the install button to kick off the installation.


  1. An install progress bar appears and when it is complete it changes to a setup completed screen.



  1. When you click finish, a pop-up advises that you need to restart your computer to finish the install off. You can choose yes or no. Yes restarts your computer straight away and no delays the restart until you are ready to proceed.


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Uninstall guide


  1. To uninstall the program, you want to go to your Start Menu and open Control Panel. In control panel, you must select either Add and Remove Programs or Programs and Features, depending on the version of your Operating System (OS).


  1. Select Roxio burn from the list that is generated.


  1. Choose to uninstall or remove, again depending on your OS version.


  1. An uninstall shield starts the uninstall process and bring up the choice of repair or remove. Select remove.


  1. This brings up the removal option. Select remove again.


  1. A Progress bar comes up and once complete an uninstall completed windows appears.


  1. Click Finish to finalize the removal.


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Affected Product

Desktops & All-in-Ones, Laptops, Fixed Workstations

Last Published Date

25 Nov 2021



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