I have had version 8 since it came out. It was working like a charm. Suddenly it started acting wacky. I won't get into it, but certain programs would not work. It got me thinking about all the software I have added since my purchase. Just different programs, some freeware, some trialware. No hardware changes that I can think of. Well make a long story short, decided it was time to do a total recovery of my HP Pavilion. My computer is back to running fast and smooth and my EMC 8 is running awesome! I never thought it was Roxio causing my problems, I figured it was all the other crap that screwed it up. I guess I was right.