What is PC Startup Master?

PC Startup Master is a Windows startup management and optimization solution that helps you take control of applications which run automatically on system startup, preventing unnecessary and unsafe programs from running on Windows startup, this will dramatically increase system startup speed and enhance system response.

What are the differences between the Pro and Free editions?

PC Startup Master is released into two editions Pro Edition and a free one, the professional edition has all features of the free edition plus Startup Guard, a security addon that monitors and protects Windows startup settings from being modified by malware and unsafe applications.

PC Startup Master Pro also offers advanced options to manage delayed startup items, automatic high priority updates and premium technical support.

How could PC Startup Master enhance system security?

Beside optimizing system performance, PC Startup Master Pro provides Startup Guard feature, a security addon that can monitor and protect Windows startup settings from being modified by malware and unsafe applications.

What are the requirements to run PC Startup Master?

PC Startup Master works on Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8/8.1 and 10. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is essential to run PC Startup Master.

Does PC Startup Master work on Microsoft Windows 64-bit?

Yes! PC Startup Master supports 64-bit environments.

I did not receive a license code for PC Startup Master Pro, What to do?

Please try to recover your license code using the following form

If you still do not receive it, the reasons might be:

1. The email containing license code may go to your Spam/Junk folder. Please check it there.
2. You provided an invalid email address when you ordered the software.
3. Your email service provider rejects emails from unknown senders.
4. Your order is unfinished.

Please contact us and we will help you receive your license code.

Can I use my license code again after formatting, reinstalling or upgrading my computer?

Yes, please contact us in order to reset your license information to be able to use it again after formatting, reinstalling or upgrading your computer.

Why do I get "Your license key information is invalid" error?

The reason might be:

1) You entered a wrong license code. Please COPY & PASTE your license code to avoid any typos.
2) You used a license code for another program to register PC Startup Master Pro. Please make sure you use the right license code for PC Startup Master Pro.

Please, contact us to help you resolve this problem.

Why do I get "Your license key information does not match this computer" error?

The reason is that PC Startup Master Pro is already registered on a certain computer that is different from the computer you trying to active PC Startup Master Pro on.

Your PC Startup Master Pro license code only supports 1 PC, if you wish to transfer it to another computer, please contact us.

Why do I get "Your user name information is invalid" error?

You will get this error, when trying to register PC Startup Master Pro with a user name that is different from the user name used to activate PC Startup Master for the first time.

Please, contact us to help you recover your license information including the user name used to register PC Startup Master Pro.

I lost my license code, how can I recover it?

Please, use the following form in order to recover your license code information providing the email address you used when purchasing PC Startup Master Pro.

Should I uninstall PC Startup Master Free in order to use the Pro edition?

You do not need to uninstall PC Startup Master Free before installing the Pro edition, as PC Startup Master Pro will automatically upgrade the free edition preserving your customized settings.

Do I need to register PC Startup Master Pro before using it?

Yes, you need to manually register PC Startup Master Pro with the license code you purchased. The license code can be found in the email you received after you successfully purchased the software.

How can I get the invoice of my order?

Please login to myAccount on Avangate with the email address used to order PC Startup Master Pro. Under myAccount tab, you will see Invoice BV link for each order. You can click the link to download the Invoice.

Note: Invoice is not available instantly, it may take up to 24 hours to be generated after the order is finished.

How to update PC Startup Master to the latest version?

When a new version of PC Startup Master is available for download, you will receive an update notification to download the new release. Also, you can visit PC Startup Master download page to download the latest version of the software.

How to uninstall PC Startup Master?

Windows Vista/7

1. From the Start Menu, select Control Panel.
2. Under Programs click the Uninstall a Program link.
3. Select PC Startup Master and right click then select Uninstall.
4. Follow the prompts to finish the uninstallation of PC Startup Master.

Windows 8/8.1

1. Right-click in the lower-left corner of your screen, and then click Control Panel.
2. Click on Programs, select Uninstall a program.
3. Click on PC Startup Master in the list of installed programs and select Uninstall.
4. Follow the prompts to finish the uninstallation of PC Startup Master.

Windows 10

1. Right click on the Start Menu icon.
2. Select Control Panel.
3. Find PC Startup Master, and uninstall it directly.
4. Follow the prompts to finish the uninstallation of PC Startup Master.

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