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22% remove it78% keep it
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Start Menu X version 4.55

What is Start Menu X?  (from OrdinarySoft)

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Start Menu X version 4.55 is a program developed by OrdinarySoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is startmenux.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 17.05 MB (17,879,223 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 35% of users of Start Menu X come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.startmenux.com
Help link: www.startmenux.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Start Menu X\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Start Menu X\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Start Menu X version 4.55

Program executable:startmenux.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\start menu x\startmenux.exe
Additional files:
  • TidyStartMenu.exe - Tidy Start Menu
  • StartMenuXHook.dll - StartMenuXP (StartMenuXP integration hook)
  • StartMenuXHook32.dll
  • StartMenuXService.exe - StartMenuX (StartMenuX Service)
  • SkipMetro.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • SkinDesigner.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • StartMenuXService.exe runs as a service named 'StartMenuXService' (StartMenuXService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • StartMenuX.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StartMenuX' and executes as C:\Program Files\Start Menu X\StartMenuX.exe.

How do I remove Start Menu X?

Quickly and completely remove Start Menu X version 4.55 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Start Menu X 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 Start Menu X version 4.55, 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 Start Menu X.

Win 8 55%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.15%
Windows 7 36.03%
Windows XP 5.15%
Windows Vista 3.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.15%
Windows 8 Pro 16.18%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 13.24%
Windows 8 9.56%
Windows 8.1 7.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.42% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 35.42%
  United States 34.03%
  France 7.64%
  Canada 4.86%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Vietnam 1.39%
  Austria 1.39%
  Hong Kong 0.69%
  South Africa 0.69%
  TN 0.69%
  Thailand 0.69%
  Taiwan 0.69%
  Switzerland 0.69%
  RS 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.10%
Acer 22.89%
Dell 15.66%
Samsung 9.64%
ASUS 7.23%
American Megatrends 4.82%
Lenovo 4.82%
Medion 4.82%
Gateway 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.86%
Dell XPS 8500 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%
LENOVO Lenovo H430 1.90%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 1.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.90%

About (from OrdinarySoft)

OrdinarySoft has been developing innovative Windows software for business and home users.
Publisher URL: www.ordinarysoft.com


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