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Should I remove Stardock Start10?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,070
United States Rank #12,083
Reach 0.0212%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


1.08 28.62%
1.07 1.35%
1.06 4.71%
1.05 7.74%
1.02 12.79%
1.01 5.05%
1.00 7.41%
1.0 22.90%
0.99 6.40%
0.57 2.02%
0.50 1.01%

Other programs by Stardock

Stardock Start10


Stardock Start10 is a software program developed by Stardock. The most common release is 1.08, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named start10config.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 15.59 MB (16,347,061 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 53% of users of Stardock Start10 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start10
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start10\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start10\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 15.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock Start10

Program executable:start10config.exe
Name:Stardock Start10
Stardock Start10 Configuration Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\start10\start10config.exe
Additional files:
  • Start10tweak.exe
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • SdDisplay.exe - SdDisplay
  • Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll - Stardock.ApplicationServices
  • Start10Shell32.dll - Start10 Shell Extension
  • Start10Shell64.dll
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • Start10ThemeEdit.exe - Start10 Theme Editor
  • Launch.exe - Stardock ModernMix (Launch)
  • ExtractS8Theme.exe - Stardock Start10 (Stardock Start8 Theme Extractor)
  • Start10.exe - Start10
  • Start10_32.dll - Start button for Windows 10
  • start10_64.dll
  • Start10_64.exe
  • Start10Srv.exe - Stardock Start10 Service
  • Hlp.exe - Stardock Start8
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Start10Srv.exe runs as a service named 'Stardock Start10' (Start10) "Stardock Start10 Service".

How do I remove Stardock Start10?

Quickly and completely remove Stardock Start10 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Stardock Start10 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 Stardock Start10, 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 Stardock Start10.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.06%
  United Kingdom 7.50%
  Australia 3.89%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Canada 3.33%
  Russia 2.22%
  Italy 2.22%
  Sweden 1.94%
  France 1.67%
  Israel 1.67%
  South Africa 1.11%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Spain 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.70%
Dell 22.96%
ASUS 14.07%
Acer 12.59%
Lenovo 12.59%
Toshiba 2.96%
Samsung 2.96%
MSI 2.22%
Intel 1.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.50%
Dell XPS 8300 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%
Acer Aspire S7-392 2.08%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.08%
LENOVO 20238 2.08%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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