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How to uninstall Nero StartSmart from your system

Nero StartSmart is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Nero AG. Additional info about Nero AG can be found here. Nero StartSmart is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. Nero StartSmart's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{7748AC8C-18E3-43BB-959B-088FAEA16FB2}. The application's main executable file occupies 18.19 MB (19076392 bytes) on disk and is named NeroStartSmart.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside Nero StartSmart. They occupy about 18.28 MB (19171920 bytes) on disk.

  • NeroStartSmart.exe (18.19 MB)
  • NMDllHost.exe (93.29 KB)

This page is about Nero StartSmart version alone. You can find below info on other releases of Nero StartSmart: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Nero StartSmart.

Folders that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Roaming\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart

The files below remain on your disk by Nero StartSmart when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\AudioPluginMgr\APM_AC3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\AudioPluginMgr\APM_Aiff.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\AudioPluginMgr\APM_Audible.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Nero\Nero 9\Nero StartSmart\AudioPluginMgr\APM_DefConvertor.dll

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7748AC8C-18E3-43BB-959B-088FAEA16FB2}

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\NeroStartSmart.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Nero.AutoPlay8\shell\LaunchNeroStartSmart_HandleCDBurningOnArrival\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NeroStartSmart.Files9.nrg\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\NeroStartSmart.Files9.nrg\shell\open\command\

A way to erase Nero StartSmart from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Nero StartSmart is an application offered by Nero AG. Sometimes, computer users want to remove this application. This can be hard because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Nero StartSmart is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Nero StartSmart or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Nero StartSmart". If it exists on your system the Nero StartSmart app will be found very quickly. After you select Nero StartSmart in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Nero StartSmart, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Nero StartSmart.
Uninstall Nero StartSmart

8. After removing Nero StartSmart, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Nero StartSmart that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Nero StartSmart using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Nero StartSmart by Nero AG from your PC, nor are we saying that Nero StartSmart by Nero AG is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Nero StartSmart supposing 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.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:09:00.060