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Pegtop PStart


Pegtop PStart is a software program developed by Pegtop Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named PStart.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 769.65 KB (788,118 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Pegtop PStart come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pegtop.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pegtop\pstart
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Pegtop\PStart\PStart.exe -uninstall "C:\Program Files\Pegtop\PStart\Installation.xml"
Estimated size: 769.65 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Pegtop PStart

Program executable:PStart.exe
PStart personal start menu
Path:C:\Program Files\pegtop\pstart\PStart.exe
Additional files:
  • PStart.exe - PStart (PStart personal start menu)
  • NotificationsCleaner.exe (by ITSamples.com) - Notifications Area Cleaner for Windows 7
  • ShellNewHandler.exe - ShellNewHandler Gui (ShellNewHandler)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PStart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7FE6191-23C1-4CC1-8F09-D39CB0B85779}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PStart.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PegtopPStart' and executes as C:\Program Files\Pegtop\PStart\PStart.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000686193%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004892%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001970%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,037
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Pegtop PStart?

Quickly and completely remove Pegtop PStart from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pegtop PStart 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 Pegtop PStart, 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 Pegtop PStart.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.75%
Windows 8 18.69%
Windows XP 17.76%
Windows Vista 2.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.32%
Windows 7 Professional 10.38%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.63% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.63%
  United States 24.32%
  France 5.41%
  Canada 4.50%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Spain 2.70%
  Finland 2.70%
  Indonesia 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.70%
  Brazil 1.80%
  Switzerland 1.80%
  Hungary 1.80%
  Ireland 1.80%
  Italy 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 22.06%
American Megatrends 7.35%
Sahara 4.41%
ASUS 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.26%
ASUS All Series 4.26%
ECS G41T-M16 2.13%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4P 2.13%
VIA K7VT4APro 1.06%
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 1.06%


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