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PKZIP Command Line

What is PKZIP Command Line?  (from PKWARE, Inc)

PKZIP Command Line is a compact tool that allows you to use the PKZIP functions by creating batch files or entering commands in the console. The application is designed for the users that want minimal resources expenditure while performing fast file compression tasks.


PKZIP Command Line is a software program developed by PKWARE, Inc. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.91 MB (2,004,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows XP. While about 88% of users of PKZIP Command Line come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pkware.com
Help link: www.pkware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\pkware
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4D37A396-7E00-11D6-99DD-00600815E2D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.91 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PKZIP Command Line

  • pkserial.dll - PKSerial Module
  • pkzipc.exe - PKZIP® Command Line for Windows
  • putav.exe - PUTAV(tm) for Windows Command Line

How do I remove PKZIP Command Line?

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

Win 7 33%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Australia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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