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PowerZip 7.21


PowerZip 7.21 is a program developed by Trident Software. 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 powerzip.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 9.49 MB (9,945,755 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 73% of users of PowerZip come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tridentsw.com
Help link: www.powerzip.biz/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerZip\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PowerZip\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerZip 7.21

Program executable:powerzip.exe
Name:PowerZip Application
Path:C:\Program Files\powerzip\powerzip.exe
Additional files:
  • dtutil.dll - DTUtil Dynamic Link Library (DTUtil DLL)
  • ErrorReporting.exe - PowerZip (PowerZip Error Reporting Wrapper)
  • PZMExec.exe - PowerZip Macro File Execution Engine
  • PZShellExtWP.exe - PowerZip Shell Extensions Worker Process
  • PZShlExt.dll - PowerZip Shell Extensions DLL
  • PZShlExt64.dll
  • RegSvcs.dll - PowerZip Registration Services DLL
  • XCrashReport.exe - PowerZip Crash Reporting
  • ZipArchive.dll - Zip Compression Library
  • ZLIB.DLL - zlib Library
  • BCGCBPRO950.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • UNACEv2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - ACE extraction freeware component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • xceedsco.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Streaming Compression Library
  • fldrvw80.ocx (by Sky Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - FolderView ActiveX Control 8.0
  • shcmb80.ocx (by Sky Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - ShComboBox ActiveX Control 8.0 (Sky Software ShComboBox ActiveX Control 8.0)
  • filevw80.ocx - FileView ActiveX Control 8.0
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • BCGPStyle2007Obsidian.dll
  • PZRes.dll
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • PZShlExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerZip' with a class of {FF463FE9-8DA1-11D1-B516-E5028A4DAE22}.
  • PZShlExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerZip' with a class of {FF463FE9-8DA1-11D1-B516-E5028A4DAE22}.

How do I remove PowerZip?

Quickly and completely remove PowerZip 7.21 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerZip 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 PowerZip 7.21, 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 PowerZip.

Win 7 (SP1) 95%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.33%
  Iran 10.00%
  Australia 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  India 3.33%
  IQ 3.33%
  TT 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.06%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
Sony 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 13.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C675D 6.67%
Dell Precision M4800 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 580 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 570 6.67%
Dell Inspiron 3421 6.67%


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