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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,286
United States Rank #8,246
Reach 0.0837%
Installation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.3.8261 4.00%
11.1.7466z 0.17%
11.1.7466g 3.66%
11.1.7466f 1.53%
11.1.7466e 12.01%
11.1.7466 78.62%

WinZip 11.1

What is WinZip?

WinZip is a proprietary file archiver and compressor that creates archives in the ZIP file format but also has various levels of support for other archive formats. Features include: Creation of, addition to, and extraction from ZIP archives. Direct write of ZIP archives to CD/DVD. Support for ARC and ARJ archives if suitable external programs are installed. Email ZIP archives. Support of additional compression methods: bzip2 (9.0), PPMd (10.0), WavPack (11.0), LZMA (12.0), JPEG (12.0). Unicode support to ensure international characters are displayed for filenames in a Zip file. WinZip 12.0 (2008) added support of creating ZIP archives with lossless JPEG and LZMA compression methods; .ISO, .IMG, 7-Zip archive extractions. Added encryption policies, integrated image thumbnail viewer. The JPEG compression compresses metadata with LZMA compression, while image is compressed with binary arithmetic coding.

About  (from WinZip Computing)

WinZip is the most popular compression/decompression utility for Windows. In addition to basic zipping and unzipping, features include tight integration with Windows Explorer, advanced AES encryption, support for popular Internet file formats, including ZIP, TAR, Z, GZ, TAZ, TGZ, CAB, UUencoded, XXencoded, BinHex, and ...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winzip.com/wzgate.cgi?lang=EN&url=www.winzip.com
Help link: www.winzip.com/wzgate.cgi?lang=EN&url=www.winzip.com/contact.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinZip\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.19 MB
Language: Russian (Russia)

Program filesFiles installed by WinZip 11.1

Program executable:winzip32.exe
Name:WinZip
Path:C:\Program Files\winzip\winzip32.exe
MD5:98d66925e13fc94503f20ea0bec040aa
Additional files:
  • WZSMTP.DLL
  • WZCLSU.DLL - WinZip Command Line Support Add-On SR-1 (WinZip Installer DLL for Add-Ons)
  • WZCLUN.DLL - WinZip Command Line Support Add-On (WinZip Uninstaller DLL for Add-Ons)
  • WZUNINST.EXE - WinZip Add-On Uninstaller
  • WZSEPE32.EXE - WinZip Self-Extractor (WinZip Self-Extractor Executable)
  • WZ32.DLL - WinZip (WinZip DLL)
  • WzBanner.dll - WinZip Eval Banner Resources
  • WZCAB3.DLL - WinZip CAB Detection and Extractor
  • WZCAB64.DLL
  • WZCKTREE.DLL - WinZip Check Tree DLL
  • WZCKTREE32.DLL
  • WZCL32.DLL
  • WZCLINE.DLL - WinZip Command Line Support Add-On
  • WZEAY32.DLL - WinZip Openssl DLL
  • WZGDIP32.DLL - WinZip GDI+ Wrapper
  • WZIMGV32.DLL - Image Viewer
  • WZMSG.EXE - WinZip Message Display EXE
  • WZQKPICK.EXE - WinZip Executable
  • WZQKPICK32.EXE
  • WZSESS32.EXE - WinZip Session Services Process
  • WZSHLEX1.DLL - WinZip Shell Extension DLL
  • WZSHLS64.DLL
  • WZSHLSTB.DLL
  • WZSHLX64.DLL
  • WZSRVR32.EXE - WinZip Archive Server
  • WZVINFO.DLL - WinZip FileInfo DLL
  • WZVINFO32.DLL
  • WzWFR32.dll - WinZip WFR
  • WZWIA32.DLL - WinZip Image Acquisition Wrapper
  • wzwipe32.exe - WzWipe (WzWipe Executable)
  • WZZPMAIL.DLL - WinZip - Zip and E-Mail
  • WZZPMAIL32.DLL
  • WzZshareWizard32.dll - Zip Share
  • WZFLDVW.OCX (by Sky Software) - FolderView ActiveX Control 6.1
  • WZFILVW.OCX (by Sky Software) - FileView ActiveX Control 6.1
  • UNRAR.DLL - RAR decompression library
  • WZCAB.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • WZSHLSTB.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinZip' with a class of {E0D79304-84BE-11CE-9641-444553540000}.
  • WZSHLS64.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinZip' with a class of {E0D79304-84BE-11CE-9641-444553540000}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

WZQKPICK.EXE
Memory:796 KB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00002940%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:881
8,062,084 average
WZQKPICK32.EXE
Memory:903.2 KB
Total CPU:0.0001085694%
Kernel CPU:0.00005384%
User CPU:0.00005473%
CPU cycles/sec:486
I/O reads/min:17 Bytes

How do I remove WinZip?

Quickly and completely remove WinZip 11.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinZip 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 WinZip 11.1, 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 WinZip.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,286
 
REACH
~0.08%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.11%
Windows XP 21.38%
Windows 8 11.93%
Windows Vista 11.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 21.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.55%
Windows 7 Professional 11.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.63%
Windows 8.1 2.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.06%
  India 7.61%
  Germany 5.21%
  France 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.12%
  Italy 4.04%
  Canada 3.96%
  Brazil 2.95%
  Argentina 2.87%
  Mexico 2.64%
  Colombia 2.25%
  Spain 1.86%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Saudi Arabia 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.92%
Hewlett-Packard 24.26%
Acer 15.18%
ASUS 6.42%
GIGABYTE 6.10%
Intel 5.48%
Toshiba 5.48%
Lenovo 4.38%
American Megatrends 2.82%
Sahara 1.72%
Samsung 1.25%
Common models
LENOVO 20236 4.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.85%
INTEL DG31PR 2.03%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.63%

About WinZip Computing

WinZip is a file archiver and compressor for Windows developed by WinZip Computing.
Publisher URL: www.winzip.com

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