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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,305
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1.72 20.59%
1.9.4 20.59%
1.9.3 41.18%
1.9.2 8.82%
1.9.1 2.94%
1.8.9 5.88%

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What is xStarter?  (from xStarter Solutions)

We, advanced computer users, spend all day in front of our monitors doing repetitive tasks again and again. Our fingers remember many key combinations to use in various Windows applications. Our brains work in an almost automatic mode and sometimes we feel just like another part of our PC. We forget that computers were...  Read more


xStarter is a program developed by xStarter Solutions. The most used version is 1.9.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is xstarter.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 20.44 MB (21,436,939 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 33% of users of xStarter come from Russia, it is also popular in Poland and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xstarter.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xStarter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\xStarter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by xStarter

Program executable:xstarter.exe
Routine computer tasks automation
Path:C:\Program Files\xstarter\xstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • xPrefs.exe - xStarter (Routine computer tasks automation)
  • xStartUI.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • xPopups.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • xStarter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'xStarter' and executes as C:\Program Files\xStarter\xstarter.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove xStarter?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.06%
Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 8 14.71%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.53%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%
Windows 7 Starter 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 33.33%
  Poland 20.51%
  United States 12.82%
  UA 7.69%
  Republic Of Moldova 5.13%
  Kazakstan 2.56%
  Slovenia 2.56%
  TN 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Finland 2.56%
  Sweden 2.56%
  UZ 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.27%
Dell 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Toshiba 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Samsung 9.09%
Sahara 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
Common models
Samsung NC210/NC110 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro U30... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.85%
LENOVO 27467AG 3.85%
Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2 3.85%


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