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How to uninstall Stardock Start8 from your computer

Stardock Start8 is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Stardock Software, Inc.. More info about Stardock Software, Inc. can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about Stardock Start8 on Stardock Software, Inc.'s website. Stardock Start8 is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8 directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Stardock Start8. Stardock Start8's main file takes about 2.11 MB (2210928 bytes) and is named Start8Config.exe.

The following executable files are contained in Stardock Start8. They take 9.21 MB (9654592 bytes) on disk.

  • DeElevate.exe (8.24 KB)
  • DeElevate64.exe (10.24 KB)
  • ExtractS8Theme.exe (143.11 KB)
  • hlp.exe (40.61 KB)
  • SDActivate.exe (1.02 MB)
  • Start8.exe (235.17 KB)
  • Start8Config.exe (2.11 MB)
  • Start8Srv.exe (139.61 KB)
  • Start8ThemeEdit.exe (1.73 MB)
  • Start8tweak.exe (2.12 MB)
  • Start8_64.exe (240.17 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (1.29 MB)
  • zip.exe (139.64 KB)
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This web page is about Stardock Start8 version 1.30 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Stardock Start8:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Stardock

The files below were left behind on your disk by Stardock Start8 when you uninstall it:
  • 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\defs.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\defs2.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\desk.scf
  • 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\en.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\lang\es.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\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\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\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\SDActivate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\SDActivate.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\sddlc.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\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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\ThemeHelp.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\IRIMG1.JPG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\IRIMG2.JPG
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\Unicode.lmd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\uninstall.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\Uninstall\uninstall.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\zip.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; 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

Supplementary registry values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ModernMix\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ModernMix\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ModernMix\ImagePath
  • 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 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Stardock Start8 is an application released by Stardock Software, Inc.. Some people try to erase it. This is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase 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 system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to optimize your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Stardock Start8 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Stardock Start8". If it is installed on your PC the Stardock Start8 app will be found very quickly. When you select Stardock Start8 in the list of apps, some data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Stardock Start8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Stardock Start8:





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


8. After uninstalling Stardock Start8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Stardock Start8 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Stardock Start8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software, Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall 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.

2016-07-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-18 13:13:52.493