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Should I remove PKZIP for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.00.01 33.33%
5.00.01 66.67%

PKZIP for Windows

What is PKZIP for Windows?  (from PKWARE, Inc)

PKZIP continues to be the gold standard in data compression and file management, evolving as your needs have changed. PKZIP compresses and extracts files to greatly reduce required storage space and transmission times. And, by using the .ZIP standard, the most widely used file standard in the world, you can easily exch...  Read more

Overview

PKZIP for Windows is a software program developed by PKWARE, Inc. The most common release is 5.00.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.73 MB (2,857,472 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of PKZIP for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pkware.com
Help link: www.pkware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pkware\pkzipw
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4D37A3B7-7E00-11D6-99DD-00600815E2D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PKZIP for Windows

  • putavw.exe - PUTAV(tm) for Windows
  • pkpm.dll - PKZIP® for Windows (Patch Maker)
  • pkzipw.exe

How do I remove PKZIP for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove PKZIP for Windows 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 for Windows 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 for Windows, 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 for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
87.50%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

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

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

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