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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,272
United States Rank #25,185
Reach 0.0060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.34 days
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Average installed length: 20.70 days


VersionDistribution 12.94% 51.76% 16.47% 4.71% 10.59% 3.53%

STOPzilla AntiVirus


STOPzilla AntiVirus is a software program developed by iS3. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 287.6 MB (301,565,783 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 42% of users of STOPzilla AntiVirus come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stopzilla.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\STOPzilla\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A56BA941-62E8-4830-A785-BA7FFD8D2778}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 287.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by STOPzilla AntiVirus

  • STOPzilla.exe - STOPzilla AntiVirus (STOPzilla)
  • SZFileAssistant.exe - STOPzilla File Assistant
  • SZNetAssistant.exe - STOPzilla Net Assistant
  • SZServer.exe - STOPzilla Service
  • SZWSC.exe - STOPzilla Support File
  • vipre.dll (by GFI Software) - VIPRE Threat detection and remediation system
  • gfiutil.dll (by ThreatTrack Security) - VIPRE Utility Drivers
  • gfiutl32.sys (by ThreatTrack Security) - GFI Utility driver
  • gfiutl64.sys
  • mimepp.dll (by Hunny Software, Inc) - Hunny MIME++ Library (DLL for Hunny MIME++ Library)
  • gfiark.dll - VIPRE Anti-Rootkit
  • gfiark32.sys
  • gfiark64.sys
  • gfiarksh.dll
  • SbFwe.dll (by GFI Software) - GFI Firewall SDK (GFI Firewall SDK Firewall Engine Library)
  • SbHips.dll - GFI Firewall SDK Host Intrusion Prevention System Library
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe - GFI Firewall SDK Drivers Installer
  • SBTIS.dll - GFI Firewall SDK Transport Inspection System Library
  • SbWebFilter.dll - GFI Firewall SDK WebFilter Library
  • kbu.dll - VIPRE Antivirus (kbu Dynamic Link Library)
  • GFI.Tools.Run64.exe - VIPRE (Run64 Application)
  • IncompatiblePrograms.dll
  • oeapiinitcom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI (OEAPI oeapiinitcom)
  • oecom.dll (by Nektra) - OEAPI oecom
  • oehook.dll - OEAPI oehook
  • oestore.dll - OEAPI oestore
  • SBAMOutlook.dll - Outlook Antivirus Plugin
  • SBAMSvc.exe - Anti Malware Service
  • SBAMSvcPS.dll - SBAMSvcP Dynamic Link Library
  • sbap.dll - Active Protection Library
  • SBArva.dll - Email Antivirus
  • SBCA.dll - Custom Actions for the Installer
  • SBRC.exe - Registry Cleaner
  • SBTE.dll - Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library
  • SpursDownload.dll - Spurs Download Dynamic Link Library
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • SZServer.exe runs as a service named 'STOPzilla Service' (sz7) "STOPzilla Service".
  • SBAMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'ePCheal Antivirus' (SBAMSvc).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SBRC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SBRegRebootCleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Shield Antivirus\SBRC.exe".

How do I remove STOPzilla AntiVirus?

Quickly and completely remove STOPzilla AntiVirus 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 AntiVirus 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 AntiVirus, 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 AntiVirus.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.49%
Windows 8 40.70%
Windows Vista 4.65%
Windows XP 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.24%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.75%
  Netherlands 8.74%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  Germany 5.83%
  France 4.85%
  Brazil 3.88%
  Hungary 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Canada 1.94%
  Ireland 1.94%
  Sweden 1.94%
  Poland 1.94%
  Taiwan 0.97%
  MA 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Acer 20.69%
Dell 10.34%
Lenovo 10.34%
Toshiba 6.90%
ASUS 5.17%
Sony 1.72%
Gateway 1.72%
Compaq 1.72%
Alienware 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.78%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.78%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.78%
LENOVO 20236 1.39%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 1.39%


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