Stardock Start8 Stardock Start8

A guide to uninstall Stardock Start8 from your system

This info is about Stardock Start8 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Stardock Software, Inc.. Further information on Stardock Software, Inc. can be found here. Click on to get more data about Stardock Start8 on Stardock Software, Inc.'s website. Stardock Start8 is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start8 directory, depending on the user's option. The full command line for uninstalling Stardock Start8 is "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\uninstall.xml". Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.13 MB (2230896 bytes) on disk and is called Start8Config.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with Stardock Start8. They occupy about 7.17 MB (7517712 bytes) on disk.

  • DeElevate.exe (8.24 KB)
  • DeElevate64.exe (10.24 KB)
  • hlp.exe (40.61 KB)
  • SDActivate.exe (984.67 KB)
  • Start8.exe (235.17 KB)
  • Start8Config.exe (2.13 MB)
  • Start8Srv.exe (139.61 KB)
  • Start8tweak.exe (2.13 MB)
  • Start8_64.exe (240.17 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (1.29 MB) to view all...

This page is about Stardock Start8 version 1.17 only. You can find here a few links to other Stardock Start8 releases: to view all...

How to uninstall Stardock Start8 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Stardock Start8 is an application released by Stardock Software, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to uninstall this program. This is efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK manner to uninstall Stardock Start8 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Stardock Start8 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Stardock Start8". If it is installed on your PC the Stardock Start8 app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Stardock Start8 in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Stardock Start8, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Stardock Start8:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe" "/U:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Stardock Start8.
Uninstall Stardock Start8

8. After removing Stardock Start8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Stardock Start8 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Stardock Start8 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Stardock Start8 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-03-30 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-03-30 20:01:28.907