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Should I remove Express Zip File Compression?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,637
United States Rank #13,340
Reach 0.0175%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.22 days
153.99 days >
Average installed length: 80.91 days


2.40 72.06%
2.33 27.94%

Other programs by NCH Software

Express Zip File Compression


Express Zip File Compression is a software program developed by NCH Software. The most common release is 2.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named expresszip.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 4.89 MB (5,131,105 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of Express Zip File Compression come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com/zip/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ExpressZip
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ExpressZip\expresszip.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 4.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Zip File Compression

Program executable:expresszip.exe
Express Zip File Compression
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\expresszip\expresszip.exe
Additional files:
  • expresszipsetup_v2.18.exe - ExpressZip (Express Zip)
  • expresszipsetup_v2.28.exe
  • expresszipsetup_v2.31.exe - Express Zip, programa para comprimir archivos
  • expresszipsetup_v2.33.exe - Express Zip File Compression
  • expresszipsetup_v2.40.exe
  • uninst.exe - Express Zip File Compression Software
  • zipsetup_v1.08.exe
  • zipsetup_v1.12.exe
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • ezcm.dll
  • ezcm64.dll
  • zipcloak2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ezcm.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ExpressZip' with a class of {8EEA165E-0B8B-4BA7-9796-50214C767171}.
  • ezcm64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ExpressZip' with a class of {8EEA165E-0B8B-4BA7-9796-50214C767171}.
Scheduled Task
  • expresszip.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C2C1C99C-B445-4BD4-B78A-66447B32482E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Express Zip File Compression?

Quickly and completely remove Express Zip File Compression from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Express Zip File Compression 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 Express Zip File Compression, 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 Express Zip File Compression.

Win 8 63%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 62.75%
Windows 7 32.79%
Windows Vista 2.83%
Windows XP 1.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 34.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.96%
Windows 10 Pro 12.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.74%
Windows 7 Professional 6.07%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.32%
  United Kingdom 7.37%
  Canada 5.77%
  Australia 4.17%
  Netherlands 2.88%
  South Africa 2.88%
  France 2.56%
  Italy 1.92%
  Germany 1.60%
  India 0.96%
  Philippines 0.96%
  Sweden 0.96%
  BD 0.64%
  Belgium 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.05%
Dell 23.65%
Acer 15.54%
Toshiba 10.81%
ASUS 7.43%
Lenovo 6.76%
Intel 1.35%
MSI 1.35%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
Gateway DX4860 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.54%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.69%
Acer Aspire E1-572 1.69%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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