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Start Menu Cleaner

Developer's Description

Start Menu Cleaner is a freeware utility that removes unneeded shortcuts and folders added by most programs during installation. These folders and shortcuts often remain in the Start menu after removal of their corresponding programs, leaving a messy buildup of orphaned shortcuts. Start Menu Cleaner scans all shortcuts in this menu and removes empty folders and shortcuts that point to files that no longer exist. The result is a smaller, cleaner, more efficient Start menu. Click here to see a screen shot.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.51


Release November 9, 2008
Date Added November 14, 2000
Version 1.51

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Microsoft Visual Basic Runtime Module, OLEAUT32.DLL


Total Downloads 206,853
Downloads Last Week 2
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