Stardock Start8 Stardock Start8

A way 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 computer. It is produced by Stardock Software, Inc.. You can find out more on Stardock Software, Inc. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on Stardock Start8 on Stardock Software, Inc.'s website. The application is frequently located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8 directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Stardock Start8. Start8Config.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 2.12 MB (2220656 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Stardock Start8. They take an average of 9.51 MB (9971216 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 (2.12 MB)
  • Start8Srv.exe (139.61 KB)
  • Start8tweak.exe (2.14 MB)
  • Start8_64.exe (240.17 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (3.64 MB) to view all...

This info is about Stardock Start8 version 1.15 alone. You can find here a few links to other Stardock Start8 versions: to view all...
Many files, folders and registry data will not be removed when you are trying to remove Stardock Start8 from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Stardock Start8 from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Stardock

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • 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

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Stardock
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Stardock

Supplementary values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Stardock Start8\UninstallString

A way to erase Stardock Start8 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Stardock Start8 is a program released by the software company Stardock Software, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be hard because performing this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY manner 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, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Stardock Start8 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Stardock Start8". The Stardock Start8 program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Stardock Start8 in the list of apps, some data about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Stardock Start8, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Stardock Start8:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Start8\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Stardock Start8.
Uninstall Stardock Start8

8. After uninstalling Stardock Start8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Stardock Start8 that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Stardock Start8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice 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 application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Stardock Start8 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-08-01 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-08-01 02:04:54.890