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Should I remove Gstart?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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Gstart is a program developed by kshutch. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is CCleaner.exe. The setup package is about 1.45 MB (1,524,272 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.graboid.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\gtroubleshooter\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{00BD6653-B5C2-4FB5-BE34-7745D92EA0EC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gstart

Program executable:CCleaner.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CCleanerSkipUAC'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ccleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\ccleaner.exe" /AUTO.

How do I remove Gstart?

Quickly and completely remove Gstart from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Gstart from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Gstart, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Gstart.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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