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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #14,312
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.88 days
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Average installed length: 71.63 days


2.4.2 100.00%

Startup Manager 2.4.2


Startup Manager 2.4.2 is a software program developed by Glenn Van Loon. 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). The primary executable is named startup manager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.91 MB (2,002,386 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 44% of users of Startup Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in DK and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: startupmanager.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Startup Manager\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Startup Manager\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Startup Manager 2.4.2

Program executable:startup manager.exe
Name:Startup Manager 2.4.2
Manage WinStartup
Path:C:\Program Files\startup manager\startup manager.exe
Additional files:
  • StM_setup242-re.exe - Startup Manager (Setup for Startup Manager 2.4.2)
  • Language.dll - LangPtBr (Portuguese (Brazil) translation for Startup Manager)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Startup Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1B3B28EF-83CE-4D69-8211-5F2F5E65B659}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Startup Manager?

You can uninstall Startup Manager 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 Manager 2.4.2, 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 Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.95%
Windows 10 22.34%
Windows XP 15.53%
Windows Vista 8.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 8.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.04%
Windows 10 Pro 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.37%
  DK 7.59%
  United Kingdom 4.83%
  Norway 4.37%
  Germany 3.68%
  Sweden 2.99%
  Finland 2.76%
  Italy 2.76%
  Canada 2.30%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Poland 1.84%
  Austria 1.38%
  France 1.38%
  Hungary 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.63%
Dell 25.13%
Acer 12.56%
Intel 6.53%
ASUS 6.03%
American Megatrends 4.02%
Samsung 3.52%
Toshiba 3.02%
Lenovo 1.51%
Medion 1.51%
Sahara 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.48%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.99%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 545 2.24%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.24%


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