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2007.9 12.50%
2006 Basic 87.50%

PimpFish Basic

What is PimpFish Basic?  (from Zabersoft)

PimpFish Basic is the free version of the popular download manager. Grab, download, share and organize Flash, Quicktime or any other video, pictures or files you find on Web sites. Use this Download Manager, IE or Firefox toolbar and FloatBar to grab pictures and movies from Web sites such as video.google.com, youtube....  Read more


PimpFish Basic is a software program developed by Zabersoft. The most common release is 2006 basic, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 3.21 MB (3,365,384 bytes). The installed file ZaberUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 76% of users of PimpFish Basic come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zabersoft.com
Help link: www.pimpfish.com/onlinehelp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PimpFish
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PimpFish\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\PimpFish\install.log"
Estimated size: 3.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PimpFish Basic

  • PimpFish.dll - PimpFish Basic (PimpFish Basic IE toolbar plugin)
  • PimpFish.exe - PimpFish Basic background downloader
  • PimpFishUtils.dll - PimpFish Basic Utils
  • SLAPfile.exe - PimpFish Lite (PimpFish Basic SLAPfile importer)
  • FloatBar.dll - PimpFish (PimpFish FloatBar IE plugin)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Gallerygen.dll - PimpFish GalleryGenerator
  • GIFView.dll
  • LPng.dll
  • PFOptions.exe - PimpFish options editor
  • SkinFinder.dll - SkinFinder (SkinFinder Image analysis)
  • ZaberUpdate.exe - Zabersoft ZaberUpdate
  • ZUNotify.exe - ZaberUpdate update notifier

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PimpFish.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PimpFish Basic Toolbar Opcode Handler' with the class of {29C88E20-4234-41B9-A9DB-982958C95FB1}.
  • FloatBar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FloatBar Class' with the class of {75B1A646-CDCE-4C06-B52F-84F4463B4FC8}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • PimpFish.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PimpFish Basic' with the class of {D593DE91-7B41-45C2-830E-E9A99AB142AA} (PimpFish Toolbar).
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • PimpFish.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PimpFish Basic' with a class of {D593DE91-7B41-45C2-830E-E9A99AB142AA}.
Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44BAB794-8FA7-431B-A6EA-7D92D4C3D556}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PimpFish Basic?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PimpFish Basic you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win XP 13%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.47%
  South Africa 5.88%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Argentina 5.88%
  Spain 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Toshiba 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 14.29%
Sony VPCSA35GB 14.29%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2036es... 14.29%
HPE-597c 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.29%


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