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7% remove it93% keep it
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StartEd Pro

What is StartEd Pro?  (from Outertech)

StartEd displays detailed info about the functionality of every system service so that even novice users can manage their startup configurations. A warning message is displayed if a system service vital for the computer's stability is about to get disabled. StartEd is a utility that helps you to manage the Windows star...  Read more


StartEd Pro 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 5 files and is usually about 1.79 MB (1,880,102 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 49% of users of StartEd Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outertech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartEd
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\StartEd\Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 1.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StartEd Pro

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

How do I remove StartEd Pro?

You can uninstall StartEd Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.32%
Windows 10 27.12%
Windows XP 11.86%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.51%
Windows 7 Professional 13.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.47%
Windows 10 Pro 6.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.65%
  United Kingdom 9.46%
  Germany 8.11%
  Italy 6.76%
  France 5.41%
  Iran 4.05%
  Netherlands 4.05%
  Austria 2.70%
  Canada 1.35%
  DK 1.35%
  Spain 1.35%
  Indonesia 1.35%
  Israel 1.35%
  Sweden 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Dell 14.71%
Acer 14.71%
ASUS 14.71%
Lenovo 8.82%
Intel 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Common models
LENOVO 429144U 6.52%
Notebook P65_P67RGR... 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 2.17%
Medion Akoya P6647 2.17%
LENOVO 766311G 2.17%

About (from Outertech)

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


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