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Should I remove StartIsBack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #5,368
United States Rank #9,052
Reach 0.1201%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.65 days
76.70 days >
Average installed length: 40.30 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.2 34.75%

Other programs by startisback.com

StartIsBack

What is StartIsBack?  (from startisback.com)

StartIsBack returns Windows 8 a real fully featured start menu and start button, behaving exactly like the ones in Windows 7. StartIsBack radically improves desktop usability and makes new Start screen clutter-free. Unlike other solutions, StartIsBack goes directly to desktop every time without flashing Start Screen e...  Read more

Overview

StartIsBack is a program developed by startisback.com. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is startisbackcfg.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 3.3 MB (3,463,404 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 8. While about 39% of users of StartIsBack come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: startisback.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\StartIsBackCfg.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 3.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StartIsBack

Program executable:startisbackcfg.exe
StartIsBack configuration
Path:C:\Program Files\startisback\startisbackcfg.exe
MD5:eca09d3b813e4f1ccccbd2ea3c1a8d8c
Additional files:
  • StartIsBack32.dll (by www.startisback.com) - StartIsBack (StartIsBack brains and soul)
  • StartIsBack64.dll (by www.startisback.com)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • StartIsBack64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c9}.
  • StartIsBack32.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c9}.

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.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,368
 
REACH
~0.12%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 38.50%
Windows 8 30.23%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 9.69%
Windows 8 Enterprise 6.98%
Windows 8.1 4.91%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.41%
  Italy 14.81%
  France 3.87%
  Germany 3.64%
  Canada 3.42%
  Russia 2.73%
  Australia 2.05%
  Brazil 1.82%
  United Kingdom 1.82%
  Spain 1.37%
  Saudi Arabia 1.37%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Norway 1.14%
  Belgium 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.36%
ASUS 17.30%
Dell 13.50%
Acer 13.50%
GIGABYTE 7.59%
Toshiba 7.59%
Lenovo 6.33%
Samsung 5.70%
Intel 3.16%
MSI 1.27%
Medion 0.84%
Sony 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.96%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.96%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 1.96%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.96%

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Doty8 months ago
This program works perfect. It is flawless. I give it five stars plus.