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A guide to uninstall Start Menu 8 from your PC

Start Menu 8 is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by IObit. Additional info about IObit can be found here. Usually the Start Menu 8 application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start folder, depending on the user's option during setup. Start Menu 8's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\unins000.exe. The program's main executable file is titled ClassicStart.exe and it has a size of 2.58 MB (2710288 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in Start Menu 8. They occupy 30.18 MB (31649728 bytes) on disk.

  • AUpdate.exe (590.27 KB)
  • AutoShutdown.exe (408.77 KB)
  • BuildIndex.exe (70.27 KB)
  • Check.exe (1.27 MB)
  • ClassicStart.exe (2.58 MB)
  • DelStartMenuExtension.exe (51.27 KB)
  • Expire_SM.exe (889.27 KB)
  • InstallServices.exe (2.13 MB)
  • IObitDownloader.exe (2.48 MB)
  • IObitLiveUpdate.exe (2.83 MB)
  • KillAllStartMenu.exe (509.27 KB)
  • ManagerPro.exe (1.26 MB)
  • PostProductData.exe (508.77 KB)
  • ScreenShot.exe (754.27 KB)
  • SendBugReportNew.exe (581.77 KB)
  • SMCode.exe (1.53 MB)
  • SMPomote.exe (1.43 MB)
  • SMService.exe (1.11 MB)
  • SMStyleRecommend.exe (516.77 KB)
  • SM_Restore.exe (913.77 KB)
  • StartMenu8_About.exe (493.27 KB)
  • StartMenu8_frmStartMenuLibrary.exe (577.27 KB)
  • StartMenuSetting.exe (1.84 MB)
  • StartMenu_Hook.exe (67.77 KB)
  • Start_Active.exe (516.27 KB)
  • ToggleDesktop.exe (75.77 KB)
  • unins000.exe (1.15 MB)
  • UninstallPromote.exe (3.21 MB) to view all...

This data is about Start Menu 8 version only. You can find here a few links to other Start Menu 8 versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Start Menu 8 we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Start Menu 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Start Menu 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\AUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\AutoShutdown.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\BuildIndex.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Check.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\ClassicStart.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\datastate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\DelStartMenuExtension.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Downloader.log
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Expire_SM.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\FileSearch.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\InfoHelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\InstallServices.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitDownloader.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_addfolder16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_addfolder32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_document16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_document32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_game16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_game32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_movie16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_movie32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_music16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_music32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_picture16.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\icon_group_picture32.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\ScreenShotLarge.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\ScreenShotSmall.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\SwichToMetroLarge.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\SwichToMetroSmall.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\UninstallerLarge.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitExtension\UninstallerSmall.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitLiveUpdate.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\IObitStartMenuExtension.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\KillAllStartMenu.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\lang.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Arabic.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Armenian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Bosnian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Bulgarian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Catalan.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\ChineseSimp.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\ChineseTrad.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Croatian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Czech.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Danish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Dutch.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\English.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Finnish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\French.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Georgian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\German.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Greek.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Hebrew.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Hungarian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Indonesian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Italian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Japanese.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Korean.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Kurdish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Latvian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Lithuanian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Norwegian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Persian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Polish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Portuguese(PT-BR).lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Portuguese(PT-PT).lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Romanian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Russian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Serbian(cyrillic).lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Serbian(latin).lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Slovak.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Slovenian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Spanish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Swedish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Thai.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Turkish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Ukrainian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\Language\Vietnamese.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Arabic.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Belarusian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\ChineseSimp.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\ChineseTrad.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Czech.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Danish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Dinka.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Dutch.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\English.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Finnish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Flemish.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\French.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\German.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Greek.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Hebrew.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Hungarian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Indonesia.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Italian.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Japanese.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Korean.lng
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Classic Start\LiveupdateLanguage\Latvian.lng

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IObit_StartMenu8_is1

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SMService\ImagePath

A way to remove Start Menu 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Start Menu 8 is a program marketed by the software company IObit. Frequently, people choose to uninstall this application. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best QUICK practice to uninstall Start Menu 8 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Start Menu 8 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Start Menu 8". The Start Menu 8 application will be found very quickly. When you click Start Menu 8 in the list of apps, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Start Menu 8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Start Menu 8.
Uninstall Start Menu 8

8. After removing Start Menu 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Start Menu 8 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Start Menu 8 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


This page is not a recommendation to remove Start Menu 8 by IObit from your computer, we are not saying that Start Menu 8 by IObit is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Start Menu 8 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.

2020-06-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2020-06-08 20:36:04.590