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Should I remove CodeStuff Starter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,937
United States Rank #3,751
Reach 0.1612%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.95 days
618.07 days >
Average installed length: 324.75 days


VersionDistribution 90.33% 7.69% 1.28% 0.57% 0.13%

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CodeStuff Starter

What is CodeStuff Starter?  (from CodeStuff)

As a primary purpose, Starter allows one to view and manage all the programs that are starting automatically whenever operating system is loading. It enumerates all the hidden registry entries, startup folders' items and some of the initialization files, so that the user could choose to temporarily disable selected e...  Read more


CodeStuff Starter is a program developed by CodeStuff. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is starter.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 564.36 KB (577,907 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 46% of users of CodeStuff Starter come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: CodeStuff.mirrorz.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CodeStuff\Starter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CodeStuff\Starter\unStarter.exe"
Estimated size: 564.36 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CodeStuff Starter

Program executable:starter.exe
Startup Manager for Windows 9x/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista
Path:C:\Program Files\codestuff\starter\starter.exe
Additional files:
  • unStarter.exe - Starter (Startup Manager for Windows 9x/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista)
  • psapi.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Process Status Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Starter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F68C7780-E6CA-48C4-8682-82133453EE1D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Starter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Starter' and executes as C:\Program Files\CodeStuff\Starter\Starter.exe.

How do I remove CodeStuff Starter?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.06%
Windows 8 16.46%
Windows XP 15.75%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.83%
Windows 7 Professional 12.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.24%
Windows 8.1 4.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.71%
  France 8.72%
  Germany 8.39%
  United Kingdom 4.71%
  Canada 4.12%
  Italy 3.02%
  Australia 2.36%
  Poland 2.17%
  Belgium 2.10%
  Russia 1.55%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  Finland 1.25%
  DK 0.81%
  Switzerland 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.65%
Hewlett-Packard 24.26%
Acer 15.49%
ASUS 9.00%
Toshiba 4.23%
Intel 4.07%
Samsung 2.58%
American Megatrends 2.19%
Sahara 1.96%
Lenovo 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.22%
ASUS All Series 2.79%
Dell XPS 8300 2.58%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.36%


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