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StartEd Lite

What is StartEd Lite?  (from Outertech)

StartEd is a utility that helps you to manage the Windows startup procedure. It recognizes obsolete or memory-hogging startup programs, and lets you safely disable them to increase your computer's performance. You can uninstall startup programs directly from StartEd. StartEd also detects Trojan Horses, the most destru...  Read more


StartEd Lite is a software program developed by Outertech. The most common release is 5.50, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named started.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,679,150 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 35% of users of StartEd Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outertech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartEd
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\StartEd\uninst-StartEd.exe"
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StartEd Lite

Program executable:started.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\started\started.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst-StartEd.exe

How do I remove StartEd Lite?

You can uninstall StartEd Lite 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 StartEd Lite, 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 StartEd Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.98%
Windows 10 28.52%
Windows XP 11.68%
Windows Vista 4.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.56%
Windows 7 Professional 12.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.46%
Windows 10 Home 10.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.76%
Windows 10 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.03%
  Germany 23.95%
  France 11.98%
  Italy 4.49%
  Canada 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.10%
  Austria 1.50%
  Switzerland 1.50%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Spain 1.20%
  Australia 0.90%
  India 0.90%
  UA 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.08%
Acer 20.78%
Dell 19.48%
ASUS 9.74%
Medion 6.49%
American Megatrends 2.60%
Lenovo 2.60%
Intel 1.30%
MSI 1.30%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.36%
Acer Aspire Z3-715 2.52%
Micro-Star MS-7519 2.52%
Acer Aspire 5745 1.68%
Compaq-Presario NP185AA-A... 1.68%
Compaq-Presario GX618AA-A... 1.68%

About (from Outertech)

Outertech is a German software development company incorporated in 1999.
Publisher URL: www.outertech.com


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