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Should I remove StartIsBack++?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,749
United States Rank #7,930
Reach 0.0655%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.73 days
287.13 days >
Average installed length: 150.87 days


2.6.4 0.55%
2.6.3 1.03%
2.6.2 2.45%
2.6.1 0.63%
2.6 0.95%
2.5.2 4.10%
2.5.1 0.79%
2.5 0.24%
2.0.9 1.89%
2.0.8 0.47%
2.0.6 0.39%
2.0.5 0.63%
2.0.1 9.63%
1.3.4 8.37%
1.3.3 4.81%
1.3.2 15.79%
1.3.1 1.82%
1.3 0.32%
1.2.1 9.00%
1.2 3.00%
1.1.9 0.24%
1.1.8 2.53%
1.1.7 1.03%
1.1.6 1.42%
1.1.5 17.28%
1.1.2 3.24%
1.1.1 0.08%
1.1.0 0.32%
1.0.4 1.18%
1.0.3 1.42%
1.0.2 1.26%
1.0.1 0.71%
1.0 RC2 0.24%
1.0 RC 0.08%
1.0 2.13%

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StartIsBack++ is a software program developed by startisback.com. The most common release is 1.1.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named startisbackcfg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 4.19 MB (4,393,702 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 48% of users of StartIsBack++ come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\StartIsBackCfg.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 4.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StartIsBack++

Program executable:startisbackcfg.exe
StartIsBack configuration
Path:C:\Program Files\startisback\startisbackcfg.exe
Additional files:
  • StartIsBack32.dll (by www.startisback.com) - StartIsBack (StartIsBack++ brains and soul)
  • StartIsBack64.dll (by www.startisback.com)
  • StartScreen.exe - StartIsBack Helper Tool
  • UpdateCheck.exe - StartIsBack Update

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • StartIsBack64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c9}.
  • StartIsBack32.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {a2a9545d-a0c2-42b4-9708-a0b2badd77c9}.
Scheduled Task
  • StartScreen.exe is scheduled as a task named 'StartIsBack health check'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • StartScreen.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named StartIsBack health check.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • UpdateCheck.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'StartIsBack update' which loads as C:\Program Files\StartIsBack\UpdateCheck.exe.

How do I remove StartIsBack++?

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

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.24%
  France 9.89%
  Italy 8.78%
  Germany 6.38%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Sweden 2.59%
  Russia 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Poland 1.48%
  Canada 1.39%
  UA 1.39%
  Spain 1.20%
  Belgium 1.02%
  Saudi Arabia 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.02%
ASUS 20.64%
Dell 14.95%
Acer 12.99%
Lenovo 11.03%
Toshiba 2.49%
MSI 2.31%
Intel 1.96%
Samsung 1.96%
Apple 1.42%
Sony 0.71%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.79%
MSI MS-7917 3.12%
MSI MS-7850 2.40%
HP HP Notebook 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.16%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.92%


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