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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.74 days
346.21 days >
Average installed length: 181.91 days


2.0.7 100.00%

Program starter 2.0.7

What is Program starter?  (from AB-Tools.com)

An easy and small tool designed to help you to start of your favorite or frequently used applications. Your products are displayed in categories and can be started with just one single click. Add, modify or delete programs with a context menu or just drag & drop the EXE file of the new programs to the desired category....  Read more


Program starter 2.0.7 is a software program developed by AB-Tools.com. The primary executable is named programmstarter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.38 MB (1,449,681 bytes). The installed file Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of Program starter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ab-tools.com
Help link: www.ab-tools.com/de/software/programmstarter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AB-Tools.com\Program starter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AB-Tools.com\Program starter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Program starter 2.0.7

Program executable:programmstarter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ab-tools.com\program starter\programmstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • RDDLL.dll (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - Ressource-Datenbank-DLL
  • FileImageIndex.dll (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - FileImageIndex
  • IOOperations.dll - IO operations
  • ErrorReport.dll - Error report
  • HepHelp.exe - HepHilfe
  • Update.exe - Update
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Program starter?

You can uninstall Program 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Program starter 2.0.7, 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 Program starter.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 8%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows 10 15.38%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.38%
Windows 8 7.69%
Windows Vista Ultimate 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.91%
  United Kingdom 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.67%
ASUS 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 8.33%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53E 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 8.33%
HP-Pavilion FQ574AA-ABA m... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion FQ515AA-ABA a... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
HP 650 Notebook PC 8.33%


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