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What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,976
United States Rank #6,752
Reach 0.0424%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.16 days
270.24 days >
Average installed length: 141.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1.100.3 30.59%
6.1.90.7 10.42%
6.1.90.2 1.68%
6.1.80.57 13.11%
6.1.80.54 1.85%
6.1.80.49 0.34%
6.1.70.16 2.86%
6.1.70.15 1.34%
6.1.70.14 1.01%
6.1.60.100 2.35%
6.1.56.3 5.04%
6.1.55.11 1.34%
6.1.50.86 1.18%
6.1.40.147 2.35%
6.1.40.146 0.50%
6.1.40.145 0.17%
6.1.40.96 0.67%
6.1.30.76 0.34%
6.1.20.38 1.68%
6.1.11.14 0.34%
6.1.10.221 0.17%
6.1.1.104 0.17%
6.1.1.99 0.50%
6.0.3.73 5.04%
6.0.3.61 3.19%
6.0.3.54 0.17%
6.0.2.2 0.17%
6.0.1.232 0.50%
5.0.98.116 1.34%
5.0.98.115 1.01%
5.0.98.108 0.17%
5.0.97.45 0.17%
5.0.97.33 0.67%
5.0.97.31 0.17%
5.0.97.29 0.17%
5.0.97.27 0.50%
5.0.96.39 0.50%
5.0.95.144 0.17%
5.0.92.6 0.34%
5.0.91.9 0.50%
5.0.91.2 0.84%
5.0.90.102 0.34%
5.0.90.96 0.17%
5.0.84.5 0.34%
5.0.82.1 0.17%
5.0.81.1 0.50%
5.0.80.44 0.50%
5.0.71.22 0.34%
5.0.69.0 0.50%
5.0.68.27 0.34%
5.0.50.93 0.17%
56 versions

STOPzilla

What is STOPzilla?  (from iS3)

STOPzilla AVM protects the user's computer from computer viruses and malware. STOPzilla utilizes a proprietary AVM Technology, a multi-layered malware detection system that detects complex malicious threats while using minimal system resources. STOPzilla's AVM Technology constantly scans, detects, and quarantines malic...  Read more

Overview

STOPzilla is a program developed by iS3. The most used version is 6.1.100.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 1023 KB (1,047,552 bytes). is3updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 65% of users of STOPzilla come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\is3\anti-spyware
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4E1D975D-9BF3-43CF-AA30-7186CEE3D9DE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1023 KB

Program filesFiles installed by STOPzilla

  • is3updater.exe - STOPzilla (STOPzilla Application)
  • vbengnt.dll (by VirusBuster Kft) - VirusBuster Loader DLL for Windows NT/2000/XP
  • szexit.dll (by ISSS) - ISSS Inc. SZExit (SZExit)
  • szbrcom.dll - STOPzilla Support Library
  • szcfgsvc.dll
  • szclientcom.dll
  • szcllic.dll
  • szextrss.dll
  • szhistory.dll
  • szjustice.dll
  • szpahost.dll
  • szqrntn.dll
  • szscanner.exe
  • szschsvc.dll
  • szscnsvc.dll
  • szserver.exe - STOPzilla Service
  • szsnsrsv.dll
  • szsvchost.dll
  • sztargetupdate.exe
  • sztrgss.dll
  • szunitrg.dll
  • updcsz.dll
  • is3lsp.dll (by iS3 & AVG Exploit Prevention Labs) - OEM iS3 (OEM iS3 LSP)
  • is3siteblocker.dll (by iS3 & AVG Exploit Prevention Labs) - OEM iS3 SiteBlocker LSP plugin
  • is3sploitchecker.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • szserver.exe runs as a service named 'STOPzilla Service' (szserver).

How do I remove STOPzilla?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows 8 25.17%
Windows Vista 9.83%
Windows XP 8.17%
Windows 8.1 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.80%
Windows 8.1 11.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 9.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.35%
  United Kingdom 5.24%
  Canada 3.32%
  Germany 2.43%
  Australia 2.30%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Spain 1.15%
  Israel 1.02%
  France 0.90%
  Poland 0.77%
  Norway 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.05%
Dell 25.13%
Acer 12.82%
Toshiba 10.26%
ASUS 8.72%
GIGABYTE 3.59%
Intel 3.08%
Lenovo 2.56%
Samsung 1.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP 650 Notebook PC 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.56%

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