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How to uninstall Stardock Start8 from your system

This info is about Stardock Start8 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Stardock Software, Inc.. Go over here for more information on Stardock Software, Inc.. More information about Stardock Start8 can be seen at . Stardock Start8 is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8 directory, subject to the user's option. The full command line for uninstalling Stardock Start8 is C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. Stardock Start8's primary file takes around 1.73 MB (1816688 bytes) and is named Start8ThemeEdit.exe.

Stardock Start8 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 3.83 MB (4011192 bytes) on disk.

  • ExtractS8Theme.exe (143.11 KB)
  • Launch.exe (55.45 KB)
  • SasUpgrade.exe (425.09 KB)
  • SdDisplay.exe (58.59 KB)
  • Start8ThemeEdit.exe (1.73 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (1.29 MB)
  • zip.exe (139.64 KB)
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This info is about Stardock Start8 version 1.50 only. You can find below a few links to other Stardock Start8 releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Stardock

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Stardock Start8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\DeElevate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\DeElevate64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\DeElevator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\DeElevator64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Default.spak
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\defs.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\defs2.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\eula.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\ExtractS8Theme.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\GroupPolicy\en-us\start8_gp.adml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\GroupPolicy\start8_gp.admx
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\hlp.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\ar.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\cs.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\de.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\el.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\en.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\es.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\fi.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\fr.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\he.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\hu.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\hy.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\id.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\it.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\ja.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\ko.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\lt.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\nl.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\pl.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\pt-br.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\ru.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\sv.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\tr.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\tw.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\zh.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\zh-TW.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Launch.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\License_SAS.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\1.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\10.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\11.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\2.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\20.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\21.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\22.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\23.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\24.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\25.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\26.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\3.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\30.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\31.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\4.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\5.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\6.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\7.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\8.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Links\9.lnk
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lua5.1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\readme.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\SasUpgrade.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\SdAppServices.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\SdDisplay.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8_32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8_64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8_64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8Config.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8Shell32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8Shell64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8Srv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8ThemeEdit.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Start8tweak.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\arsenic orb.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Biohazard.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Default.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\default_01.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\default_01_inset.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\DefaultLarge.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\DefaultMedium.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Echo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Echo2.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Element Large.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Element.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Flow Large.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Flow.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Hide Start Button.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Reflow Large.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Reflow.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Sonar Large.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Sonar.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start2.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start5.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start6.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start7.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start8 Logo Large.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start8 Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\StartButtons\Start8.png

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Stardock
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Stardock

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ModernMix\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ModernMix\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Start8\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Start8\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Start8\ImagePath


How to delete Stardock Start8 from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Stardock Start8 is an application marketed by the software company Stardock Software, Inc.. Frequently, people try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action to uninstall Stardock Start8 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 already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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


4. Click on 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 activate the Search field and type in "Stardock Start8". If it exists on your system the Stardock Start8 application will be found very quickly. After you select Stardock Start8 in the list of apps, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Stardock Start8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Stardock Start8:





  • The web site of the program is: http://www.stardock.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Stardock Start8.
Uninstall Stardock Start8


8. After uninstalling Stardock Start8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Stardock Start8 which 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 are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Stardock Start8 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-05 14:31:13.840