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Absolute Startup manager


Absolute Startup manager is a program developed by F-Group Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is StartUp.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 6.23 MB (6,529,803 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 89% of users of Absolute Startup manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.absolutestartup.com
Help link: www.absolutestartup.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\F-Group\Absolute StartUp
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\F-Group\Absolute StartUp\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\F-Group\Absolute StartUp\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 6.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Absolute Startup manager

  • ASMon.exe - Absolute Startup Monitor (Absolute StartUp monitor)
  • StartUp.exe - Absolute StartUp (Absolute StartUp provides absolute control on startup programs)
  • Uninstall.exe - Absolute Startup manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ASMon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Absolute StartUp monitor' and executes as C:\Program Files\F-Group\Absolute StartUp\ASMon.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ASMon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Absolute StartUp monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\F-Group\Absolute StartUp\ASMon.exe.

How do I remove Absolute Startup manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows 8 42.86%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Austria 5.56%
  Russia 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Samsung 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
Dell Latitude D630 28.57%
Acer Aspire M5201 14.29%
Samsung 305E4A/305E5A/305... 14.29%
Micro-Star MS-7529 14.29%
HP ProBook 4510s 14.29%
Gigabyte P35C-DS3R 14.29%


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