How to Reset the StartAllback Free Trial

You have to make one quick change to the Registry

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StartAllBack, a popular Windows customization tool, now comes with a 100-day free trial. Earlier, it was only 30. But even as the new period comes into effect, many look for ways to reset the StartAllBack trial. Surprisingly, you can do it within minutes!

How do I reset the StartAllBack trial?

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The following steps detail editing the Registry, a critical part of Windows. So, I recommend you create a restore point beforehand to be able to revert the PC to the previous stable configuration in case things inadvertently go wrong.
  1. Press Windows + R to open Run, type regedit in the text field, and hit Enter.registry
  2. Click Yes in the UAC prompt.
  3. Paste the following path in the address bar and hit Enter:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CLSIDpath
  4. Locate the {yyyy yyyy} key, right-click on it, and select Delete. The key to delete may be different in your case.delete for startallback trial reset
  5. Click Yes in the confirmation prompt.
  6. Relaunch StartAllBack and you will find that the trial period has been reset to 100 days.

Although most of the online tutorials and guides mention that the key follows the {xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx} format, in my case, it turned out to be {yyyy yyyy}.

The critical factor to remember is that the key you have to delete won’t have any subkeys and will use lowercase, as opposed to other keys that will have a DefaultIcon subkey and use uppercase.

For anyone wondering how this works, StartAllBack creates a Registry key at the time of installation and then uses it to identify when the trial period ends. If you delete the key, StartAllBack will create another one but with the present date, thus resetting the trial period.

You can use the trick as many times as you want until the developers find a way around it. But if you can, get the paid license key. It’s only $4.99 and helps the developers keep the app up and running and release regular updates!

As for anyone wondering about the security and privacy of the app, our experts found StartAllBack to be completely safe. However, since Microsoft is coming down hard on Windows customization tools, you may occasionally come across issues with StartAllBack.

Were you able to reset the StartAllBack free trial? Share with us in the comments section.

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