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76% remove it24% keep it
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United States Rank #7,812
Reach 0.0343%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 357.40 days

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Update for Zip Extractor

What is Update for Zip Extractor?

Update for Zip Extractor uses the Install Core download Manager. Install Core Click run software is an installer which bundles applications with offers for additional third party programs that may be unwanted by the user including toolbars and browser extensions. Such third party programs are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.

The software installer may also include a toolbar: "You understand the installation of the Software is concomitant with the installation of a toolbar in your browser. Such toolbar is an integral part of the Software, and you agree that Licensor may install and update any such toolbar in your browser. You understand that installation of the Software may be accompanied by a change in your browser home page, certain computer settings and the redirection of certain Internet search traffic."

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The company may collect settings, technical and other information from Users' computers, such as a computer's operating system, browser versions used, various communication parameters and other information related to the operation and interaction of the Software, subject to the provisions herein. This information will ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Connects to the Internet
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Zip Extractor.
updatetask.exe (a6a9c1291b7762dbd95022af71a6dd35) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3571 Delf
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4261 W32.Clod71f.Trojan
Comodo Security 17150 Application.Win32.InstallCore.~AGT
ESET-NOD32 7.8957 a variant of Win32/DealPly.H
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 Trojan-Dropper.Delf
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 22670 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Update for Zip Extractor has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\digitalsite\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DigitalSite\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 38.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Zip Extractor

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\digitalsite\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:a6a9c1291b7762dbd95022af71a6dd35
Additional files:
  • CompatibilityTester.exe (by McAfee) - McAfee Deep Defender (McAfee Patmos Compatibility Tester Application)
  • instprog.dll (by McAfee) - McAfee SecurityCenter (McAfee Installation Progress Notification Library)
  • mcagent.dll - McAfee Integrated Security Platform
  • McAPExe.exe - McAfee Access Protection
  • McBootDelayStartSvc.dll - McAfee Zero Boot Impact (McAfee Boot Delay Start Service)
  • mccontextust.dll - Contextual Uninstall Shim
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll - McAfee ContextMenu Framework
  • mcdatupdate.dll - McAfee Update Manager Plugin
  • McDBMgr.dll - McAfee Log Database Manager
  • McGsShm.dll - McAfee General Settings Shim Layer
  • mchlp32.exe - McAfee 32-bit Helper
  • mcinfo.exe - McAfee SecurityCenter Instrumentation
  • mcinstru.dll - McAfee Instrumentation
  • McInstru.exe - McAfee OC Instrumentation
  • McIPTShm.dll - McAfee MSC IPT Shim
  • McLogShm.dll - Pearl History And Log Shim
  • mclwapi.dll - McAfee Lighweight API
  • mcmigrator.exe - McAfee Migration Tool
  • mcmispps.dll - McAfee MISP Proxy Stub DLL
  • mcmschlp.dll - McAfee McMscHlp DLL
  • mcmscins.dll
  • McMscShm.dll - McAfee MSC Shim Layer
  • mcmscui.dll
  • mcmscver.dll - McMSCVer
  • mcoemres.dll - McAfee Customization Override DLL
  • mcprlres.dll - McAfee Localized Resource DLL
  • McPrsShm.dll - Pearl Personalization Shim
  • McPrtMgrPlugin.dll
  • mcshell.exe - McAfee
  • McSnIePl.dll - McAfee MSC IE plugin DLL
  • mcsvrcnt.exe - McAfee Server Content
  • mcsync.exe - Synchronization Application
  • McTelemetryAPI.dll - Telemetry API Library
  • mcuihost.exe - McAfee UI Host
  • mcuinshm.dll - Pearl Uninstaller Shim
  • mcupdmgr.exe - McAfee Update Manager Service
  • McUpdShm.dll - McAfee Update Shim Layer
  • mcupdui.dll - McAfee McUpdUI EXE
  • mcvsshld.dll
  • mispreg.exe - MispReg Application
  • MSCAlertPlugin.dll - MSC Alert Configuration Component
  • mscinres.dll - McAfee Installation Plugin Resource DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • McCtxMenuFrmWrk.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'McCtxMenuFrmWrk' with a class of {CCA9EFD3-29ED-430A-BA6D-E6BBFF0A60C2}.
Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MySearchDial' (runs daily at 9:06 AM).
Service
  • McAPExe.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee AP Service' (McAPExe) "McAfee AP Service".
Network connections
  • UpdateTask.exe connects to ec2-54-225-201-206.compute-1.amazonaws.com (54.225.201.206 port 80).
  • UpdateTask.exe connects to ec2-54-214-29-188.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com (54.214.29.188 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

updatetask.exe
Memory:4.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0197655569%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01041698%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00934857%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,383,232
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:15.04 KB
435.61 KB average

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  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:
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    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Update for Zip Extractor, 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 Update for Zip Extractor.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.53%
Windows 8 15.59%
Windows XP 10.19%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.55%
Windows 7 Professional 10.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.51%
Windows 8 6.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.58%
  United Kingdom 11.70%
  Germany 8.33%
  Brazil 3.85%
  France 2.08%
  Russia 1.44%
  Iran 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.12%
  Spain 0.96%
  Japan 0.80%
  UA 0.64%
  Italy 0.48%
  Argentina 0.32%
  Canada 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.66%
Dell 23.25%
Acer 17.20%
Toshiba 9.87%
ASUS 7.01%
GIGABYTE 4.78%
Samsung 3.82%
Lenovo 3.18%
Intel 1.27%
Sony 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.88%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.88%
Dell XPS 8500 1.88%

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