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Should I remove StartIsBack++?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,470
United States Rank #19,784
Reach 0.0130%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.81 days
62.76 days >
Average installed length: 32.97 days


1.2.1 10.38%
1.2 9.29%
1.1.8 12.57%
1.1.7 5.46%
1.1.6 8.20%
1.1.5 6.56%
1.1.2 12.02%
1.1.0 1.64%
1.0.4 6.56%
1.0.3 8.20%
1.0.2 6.01%
1.0.1 3.83%
1.0 RC2 1.64%
1.0 7.65%

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StartIsBack++ is a software program developed by startisback.com. The most common release is 1.1.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named startisbackcfg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 4.19 MB (4,393,702 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 36% of users of StartIsBack++ come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\StartIsBackCfg.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 4.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StartIsBack++

Program executable:startisbackcfg.exe
StartIsBack configuration
Path:C:\Program Files\startisback\startisbackcfg.exe
Additional files:
  • StartIsBack32.dll (by www.startisback.com) - StartIsBack (StartIsBack++ brains and soul)
  • StartIsBack64.dll (by www.startisback.com)
  • StartScreen.exe - StartIsBack Helper Tool
  • UpdateCheck.exe - StartIsBack Update

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • StartIsBack64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c9}.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • UpdateCheck.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'StartIsBack update' which loads as C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\UpdateCheck.exe.

How do I remove StartIsBack++?

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

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

36.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.18%
  Italy 14.07%
  Russia 6.53%
  Germany 4.52%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  UA 3.52%
  Saudi Arabia 3.52%
  France 2.51%
  Poland 2.51%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  DZ 1.51%
  Israel 1.51%
  Canada 1.51%
  Slovenia 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.06%
Lenovo 14.71%
ASUS 14.71%
Dell 13.24%
Toshiba 8.82%
Acer 8.82%
Sony 2.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.53%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite SFF ... 3.76%
LENOVO 20240 2.26%
Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2 2.26%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.26%


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