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A guide to uninstall Start Menu from your PC

Start Menu is a Windows program. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Pokki. More data about Pokki can be found here. Click on to get more data about Start Menu on Pokki's website. Usually the Start Menu program is placed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki folder, depending on the user's option during install. Start Menu's complete uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Uninstall.exe. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.96 MB (3101000 bytes) on disk and is titled StartMenuIndexer.exe.

Start Menu contains of the executables below. They occupy 12.21 MB (12807147 bytes) on disk.



  • Uninstall.exe (2.00 MB)
  • HostAppService.exe (7.20 MB)
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (2.96 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)


The current web page applies to Start Menu version 0.269.2.430 only. Click on the links below for other Start Menu versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling Start Menu we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

Files remaining:
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\desktop.ini
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Desktop.ini
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessibility\Speech Recognition.lnk
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Calculator.lnk

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\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki\Publisher
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki\UninstallString
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Pokki\URLInfoAbout




How to remove Start Menu with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Start Menu is an application released by the software company Pokki. Some computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this is hard because removing this manually takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY practice to remove Start Menu 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 useful uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Start Menu or simply click the Search field and type in "Start Menu". The Start Menu program will be found automatically. When you select Start Menu in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Start Menu, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Start Menu:


  • The publisher is: http://www.pokki.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pokki\Uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Start Menu.
Uninstall Start Menu


8. After removing Start Menu, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Start Menu that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Start Menu using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Start Menu by Pokki from your computer, we are not saying that Start Menu by Pokki is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Start Menu supposing you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2016-06-29 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-29 00:21:15.870