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Should I remove StartupRun?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,179
United States Rank #28,782
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.97 days
353.01 days >
Average installed length: 185.48 days


1.22 100.00%

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What is StartupRun?

Displays the list of all applications that are loaded on startup.

About  (from NirSoft)

The StartupRun utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows boots. For each application, additional information is displayed (Product Name, File Version, Description, and Company Name), in order to allow you to easily identify the applications that are loaded at Windows start...  Read more


StartupRun is a program developed by NirSoft. The main program executable is strun.exe. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 63% of users of StartupRun come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/strun.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StartupRun
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\StartupRun\uninst1~.nsu"

Program filesFiles installed by StartupRun

Program executable:strun.exe
Startup Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\StartupRun\strun.exe

How do I remove StartupRun?

You can uninstall StartupRun 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 StartupRun, 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 StartupRun.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.72%
Windows XP 31.03%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Windows 10 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 31.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.62%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%
Windows 10 Home 1.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.82%
  France 23.08%
  Spain 2.56%
  Peru 2.56%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  Colombia 1.28%
  DZ 1.28%
  Israel 1.28%
  India 1.28%
  Italy 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.61%
Hewlett-Packard 16.33%
Acer 16.33%
ASUS 8.16%
Intel 6.12%
American Megatrends 4.08%
Samsung 4.08%
Sahara 2.04%
MSI 2.04%
Gateway 2.04%
Compaq 2.04%
Common models
eMachines EL1352 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
TYAN Computer Corp S2865 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.08%
Gigabyte Z97-HD3 2.08%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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