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Should I remove 7-Zip?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,599
United States Rank #20,652
Reach 0.0987%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.50 days
221.21 days >
Average installed length: 116.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.30.00.0 100.00%

Other programs by Igor Pavlov

7-Zip 9.30

What is 7-Zip?

7-Zip is an open source file archiver. 7-Zip operates with the 7z archive format, but can read and write several other archive formats. The program can be used from a command line interface, graphical user interface, or with a window-based shell integration. By default, 7-Zip creates 7z format archives with a .7z file extension.

About  (from Igor Pavlov)

7-Zip is open source software. Most of the source code is under the GNU LGPL license. The unRAR code is under a mixed license: GNU LGPL + unRAR restrictions. You can use 7-Zip on any computer, including a computer in a commercial organization. You don't need to register or pay for 7-Zip.

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is 7zfm.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 2.29 MB (2,397,003 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.7-zip.org
Help link: www.7-zip.org/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\7-zip\lang
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{23170F69-40C1-2701-0930-000001000000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 7-Zip 9.30

Program executable:7zfm.exe
7-Zip File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\7-zip\7zfm.exe
MD5:e5a56dc1782d5fe2017121e70b3c0b3b
Additional files:
  • 7z.exe - 7-Zip (7-Zip Console)
  • 7zG.exe - 7-Zip GUI
  • 7z.dll - 7z Plugin
  • 7-zip.dll - 7-Zip Shell Extension
  • Uninstall.exe
  • 7za.exe - 7-Zip Standalone Console
  • 7zr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • 7-zip.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name '7-Zip' with a class of {23170F69-40C1-278A-1000-000100020000}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • 7zfm.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AEC07FFB-8038-476C-9E98-B438C5F7C4B4}' (runs on registration).
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{88E63EEE-4E95-4FE0-82CC-E4A979734142}' (runs on registration).
  • 7zG.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8771CA45-A3CA-4534-B936-734751405279}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • 7z.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '7zip' and executes as "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • 7zfm.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Bureau\7-Zip\7zFM.exe'.
  • Uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\7-Zip\Uninstall.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

7zfm.exe
Memory:3.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0761225225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02913794%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.04698458%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:5
70 average

How do I remove 7-Zip?

Quickly and completely remove 7-Zip 9.30 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 7-Zip from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 7-Zip 9.30, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove 7-Zip.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.16%
Windows 8 13.01%
Windows XP 9.83%
Windows Vista 1.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 46.08%
Windows 7 Professional 17.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.87%
Windows 8 Pro 5.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.42% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 14.42%
  MA 12.13%
  IQ 9.53%
  United States 5.11%
  Russia 4.73%
  Egypt 4.12%
  India 3.74%
  UA 3.74%
  Iran 2.90%
  Indonesia 2.67%
  Brazil 2.44%
  TN 2.36%
  Philippines 1.98%
  Germany 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.23%
Acer 22.87%
Hewlett-Packard 21.52%
GIGABYTE 7.85%
ASUS 4.93%
Toshiba 4.93%
Samsung 4.48%
Lenovo 3.70%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
Sahara 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.70%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.01%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.74%
MSI MS-7592 2.74%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.11%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.11%

About Igor Pavlov

Igor Pavlov is the creator and the maintainer of the file archiver 7-Zip and its toolset.
Publisher URL: www.7-zip.org

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