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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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1.33 80.00%

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What is WhatInStartup?  (from NirSoft)

This utility displays the list of all applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up. For each application, the following information is displayed: Startup Type (Registry/Startup Folder), Command-Line String, Product Name, File Version, Company Name, Location in the Registry or file system, and more....  Read more


WhatInStartup is a program developed by NirSoft. The most used version is 1.33, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is WhatInStartup.exe. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 70% of users of WhatInStartup come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/what_run_in_startup.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft\WhatInStartup
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\ZipInstaller.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\WhatInStartup\uninst1~.nsu"

Program filesFiles installed by WhatInStartup

Program executable:WhatInStartup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft\WhatInStartup\WhatInStartup.exe
  • WhatInStartup.exe - WhatInStartup

How do I remove WhatInStartup?

You can uninstall WhatInStartup 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 WhatInStartup, 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 WhatInStartup.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 10 20%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Sweden 10.00%
  Portugal 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 40.00%
Sony 20.00%
Common models
Sony SVF15A1M2ES 20.00%
Packard Bell imedia S3210 20.00%
HP-Pavilion RN663AA-ABA a... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
Acer Aspire 7739Z 20.00%

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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