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Should I remove Nero StartSmart?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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10.6.10500.3.100 20.00%

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Nero StartSmart

What is Nero StartSmart?  (from Nero AG)

Nero StartSmart is the central starting point for all your audio, video, backup, and recording tasks. Choose a task from several categories to launch the corresponding Nero application, and customize the Nero StartSmart to suit your needs. A new tab within Nero StartSmart, the Nero Knowledge Center provides access to o...  Read more


Nero StartSmart is a software program developed by Nero AG. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named NeroStartSmart.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of Nero StartSmart come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7748ac8c-18e3-43bb-959b-088faea16fb2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Nero StartSmart

Program executable:NeroStartSmart.exe
Name:Nero StartSmart
Nero StartSmart 9 Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\NeroStartSmart.exe
Additional files:
  • NeroStartSmart.exe - Nero StartSmart (Nero StartSmart 9 Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll
  • LLS.dll
  • NBStartSmartP.ocx
  • NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode.dll
  • NeroInFDiscCopy.dll
  • NMDllHost.exe
  • NSSModelResources.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • NeroStartSmart.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay9LaunchNeroStartSmart' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay8' and the action verb 'LaunchNeroStartSmart_HandleCDBurningOnArrival.

How do I remove Nero StartSmart?

You can uninstall Nero StartSmart 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Nero StartSmart, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Nero StartSmart.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Germany 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com


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