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How to uninstall Start Menu from your PC

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Start Menu for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Pokki. You can find out more on Pokki or check for application updates here. More details about Start Menu can be seen at . Start Menu is commonly set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. The full command line for removing Start Menu is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file is labeled StartMenuIndexer.exe and it has a size of 2.97 MB (3115848 bytes).

Start Menu installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 12.31 MB (12910735 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (2.04 MB)
  • HostAppService.exe (7.23 MB)
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (2.97 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)


The current web page applies to Start Menu version 0.269.2.471 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Start Menu:

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When planning to uninstall Start Menu you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar\Start Menu.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Magnify.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Narrator.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\On-Screen Keyboard.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Notepad.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Documents.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Internet Explorer.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Maintenance\Desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Pictures.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Command Prompt.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\computer.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Control Panel.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\desktop.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\File Explorer.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Help.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Run.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Windows.Defender.lnk

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki




A way to uninstall Start Menu from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Start Menu is an application by the software company Pokki. Frequently, computer users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Start Menu is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Start Menu or simply click the Search feature and type in "Start Menu". If it is installed on your PC the Start Menu application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Start Menu in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Start Menu, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Start Menu:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.pokki.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Start Menu.
Uninstall Start Menu


8. After removing Start Menu, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Start Menu which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Start Menu using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Start Menu by Pokki from your computer, we are not saying that Start Menu by Pokki is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Start Menu in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 22:20:42.650