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Should I remove Quick Startup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,733
United States Rank #8,007
Reach 0.0444%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.37 days
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Average installed length: 331.17 days

Quick Startup

What is Quick Startup?

Quick Startup includes a branded version of the Ask.com Toolbar, a web browser extenstion that provides search advertising and results. Upon installation the user is presented with the option to install the Ask toolbar. If accepted, the toolbar will be installed in the user's web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and will modify the home page and search settings.

About  (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Quick Startup is an instant solution to slow PC loading. As its name suggests, it is a quick and simple startup manager designed specially to speed up Windows boot by delaying some programs auto-startup after system boot, or removing unnecessary programs that snatch resources to launch themselves at the system boot. Qu...  Read more


The primary executable is named startup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 5.46 MB (5,725,156 bytes).
Quick Startup has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.glarysoft.com/quick-startup
Help link: www.glarysoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quick Startup\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Quick Startup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quick Startup

Program executable:startup.exe
Name:Glary Utilities
Startup Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Quick Startup\startup.exe
Additional files:
  • lockdll.dll - Glary Utilities
  • qssetup.exe - Quick Startup (Quick Startup Setup)
  • searchset.exe - Glary Search
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

How do I remove Quick Startup?

You can uninstall Quick Startup 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 Quick Startup, 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 Quick Startup.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.41%
Windows XP 14.27%
Windows 10 11.19%
Windows Vista 9.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.79%
Windows 7 Professional 14.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 8.1 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.32%
  Germany 9.07%
  Japan 5.70%
  Italy 5.61%
  Hungary 4.39%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  Canada 2.34%
  Australia 1.78%
  France 1.40%
  India 1.40%
  Israel 1.12%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Netherlands 0.84%
  Romania 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.04%
Dell 20.96%
Acer 15.77%
Intel 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
ASUS 7.31%
American Megatrends 2.12%
Lenovo 2.12%
Medion 2.12%
NEC 1.73%
Samsung 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.95%
Dell XPS 8300 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.15%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 1.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 1.80%

About (from Glarysoft Ltd)

Glarysoft Ltd is a professional software developing company aiming multimedia,system and network applications.
Publisher URL: www.glarysoft.com


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