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How to uninstall Start Menu from your computer

You can find below details on how to remove Start Menu for Windows. The Windows version was created by Pokki. Go over here where you can read more on Pokki. Start Menu is typically set up in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine folder, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Start Menu is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 2.91 MB (3052032 bytes) on disk and is labeled StartMenuIndexer.exe.

Start Menu is comprised of the following executables which take 20.74 MB (21750272 bytes) on disk:



  • HostAppService.exe (7.49 MB)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (10.28 MB)
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (2.91 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 0.269.7.652 of Start Menu. You can find below info on other versions of Start Menu:

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Start Menu has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec System Recovery\RecoveryDisk\SreModules\V2iModule\common\Files\Documents and Settings\Default User\Start Menu
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Absolute Software
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Start Menu:
  • 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:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Absolute Software\Absolute Data Protect.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Dell SonicWALL NetExtender.lnk

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki_Start_Menu




How to remove Start Menu from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Start Menu is a program by the software company Pokki. Sometimes, users decide to uninstall this program. This is hard because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK approach to uninstall Start Menu is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful 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 programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Start Menu or simply click the Search feature and type in "Start Menu". If it exists on your system the Start Menu app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Start Menu in the list of applications, some data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Start Menu, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Start Menu.
Uninstall Start Menu


8. After uninstalling Start Menu, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Start Menu which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Start Menu with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your PC 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 7 (6.1)
  • 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 PC, we are not saying that Start Menu by Pokki is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Start Menu in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-11-09 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-09 21:34:57.347