1.    18 Jan 2016 #1
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    Failed to initialize SdAppServices


    I've begun to get this pop up, about once a day, saying "Failed it initialize SdAppServices." No other information is available in the box. It happens at random times; has nothing to do with anything that I am doing at the time. Recently, it popped up when I was browsing online.

    Has anyone else seen this?

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  2.    18 Jan 2016 #2
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    Windows 10 Home

    Is that Stardock?
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  3.    18 Jan 2016 #3
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Sdappservices.dll comes from Stardock Corp., which makes Start10 start menu replacement. Do you use Start10 or, maybe, some other Stardock products?
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  4.    18 Jan 2016 #4
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    It might be. Now that you mention it, I did install a StarDock app, but uninstalled it when I saw it cost money. I'll look into any residual files that may have been left behind. Thank you!
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  5.    18 Jan 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreyT View Post
    Sdappservices.dll comes from to Stardock Corp., which makes Start10 start menu replacement. Do you use Start10 or, maybe, some other Stardock products?
    Yes, I installed Start 10, but uninstalled it when I saw that it was a paid program. Thank you!
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  6.    18 Jan 2016 #6
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    So, that was what it was. I had installed Start 10, and uninstalled it. However, I had not restarted my computer to finalize all the uninstalled processes. Before I restarted, I saw that there was a Start 10 folder in my Program Files system folder. After the restart, it was gone. I am assuming there will no longer be a popup, so I am calling this one solved. I will update this is anything else happens (though I doubt it will).

    Thank you Andrey and BobCat for noticing that this was tied into the Start 10 program. Save me a lot of time tracking this down.
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