As we install and uninstall programs, empty folder and shortcuts related to those programs will remain on start menu even though we uninstalled them, with these empty folders and unneeded shortcuts your start menu gets cluttered Start Menu Cleaner free portable tool cleans all these empty folders and broken shortcuts in your Windows 7 start menu easily.
Actually I am looking for this kind of tool since many days, Start Menu Cleaner will scans all folder and shortcuts on start menu and on desktop too and asks you for confirmation to delete the empty folder or shortcut if it founds.
It is recommended for you to select “Delete to Recycle Bin” before hitting the Start button of Start Menu Cleaner, then you will have chance to view all the empty folders and broken shortcuts and then permanently delete them from there.
Start Menu Cleaner requires MSVBVM50.DLL make sure you download and extract the file to Windows\System folder .And then run the program.
Start Menu Cleaner is freeware and portable , no installation required.