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Should I remove Startup Faster!?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,512
United States Rank #31,822
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.58 days
282.49 days >
Average installed length: 148.42 days


3.6.2011.14 45.61%
3.6.2011.13 25.15%
3.6.2011.11 3.51%
3.0 21.64%
2.0 4.09%

Startup Faster!


Startup Faster! is a software program developed by URSoft. The most common release is 3.6.2011.14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named strpfstcfg.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 8.16 MB (8,554,779 bytes). The installed file autoupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 22% of users of Startup Faster! come from the United States, it is also popular in DK and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcfaster.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Startup Faster\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Startup Faster\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Startup Faster!

Program executable:strpfstcfg.exe
Name:Startup Faster!
Startup Faster! - Boot Windows faster.
Path:C:\Program Files\startup faster\strpfstcfg.exe
Additional files:
  • SFAgent.exe - Startup Faster! (Startup Faster! - Boot Windows faster.)
  • StartupLoader.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • autoupdater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SFAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Startup Faster Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Startup Faster\sfAgent.exe.
  • StartupLoader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'StartupFaster' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Startup Faster\startuploader.exe" -run SFAURUN SFCURUN SFAUSTARTUP SFCUSTARTUP.

How do I remove Startup Faster!?

You can uninstall Startup Faster! 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 Startup Faster!, 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 Startup Faster!.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows XP 15.20%
Windows 10 13.45%
Windows Vista 2.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.98%
  DK 9.34%
  Indonesia 7.14%
  Iran 6.59%
  Norway 4.95%
  Thailand 3.30%
  Sweden 3.30%
  France 2.75%
  Russia 2.75%
  DZ 2.75%
  IQ 2.75%
  Poland 2.75%
  Finland 2.20%
  Netherlands 2.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 20.95%
Acer 12.38%
Intel 3.81%
Samsung 3.81%
Toshiba 3.81%
American Megatrends 2.86%
ASUS 2.86%
Lenovo 1.90%
MSI 1.90%
Medion 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.83%
1ABWG 1ABWG001 2.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.83%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.89%
Dell Dimension 9100 ... 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.ursoftware.com


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