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A guide to uninstall Start Menu from your system

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall Start Menu for Windows. It is developed by Pokki. You can read more on Pokki or check for application updates here. Usually the Start Menu program is found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Start Menu's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe. HostAppService.exe is the Start Menu's main executable file and it takes circa 7.41 MB (7770440 bytes) on disk.

Start Menu contains of the executables below. They occupy 15.50 MB (16253912 bytes) on disk.



  • HostAppService.exe (7.41 MB)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (6.21 MB)
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (1.81 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)


The current page applies to Start Menu version 0.269.3.227 only. For more Start Menu versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall Start Menu.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Start Menu:
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

The files below remain on your disk by Start Menu when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\AMZNMobileLLC.KindleforWindows8_2.1.0.2_neutral__stfe6vwa9jnbp\images\logo\metro-start-menu-pinned.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\AMZNMobileLLC.KindleforWindows8_2.1.0.2_neutral__stfe6vwa9jnbp\images\logo\metro-start-menu-wide.png
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Magnify.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Narrator.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\On-Screen Keyboard.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Internet Explorer.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Notepad.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools\desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Movie Shrink & Burn 2\Ashampoo Movie Shrink & Burn 2.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Movie Shrink & Burn 2\Help.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Movie Shrink & Burn 2\Readme.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Movie Shrink & Burn 2\Uninstall.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lenovo Web Start.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lenovo\Energy Manager\Energy Manager.Lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lenovo\Energy Manager\Help file.Lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Maintenance\Desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\NCH Suite.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\OneDrive.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Optional Features.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Command Prompt.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\computer.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Control Panel.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\File Explorer.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\System Tools\Run.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\desktop.ini
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell (x86).lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell ISE (x86).lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell ISE.lnk
  • C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Windows PowerShell\Windows PowerShell.lnk

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki_Start_Menu




A way to delete Start Menu from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Start Menu is an application offered by Pokki. Some people want to erase this application. This is difficult because removing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK solution to erase Start Menu is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Start Menu or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Start Menu". The Start Menu app will be found automatically. When you select Start Menu in the list of applications, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Start Menu, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Start Menu.
Uninstall Start Menu


8. After removing Start Menu, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Start Menu which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Start Menu using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Start Menu by Pokki from your computer, nor are we saying that Start Menu by Pokki is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Start Menu supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 13:25:58.093