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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution
15.5.9579.0 100.00%

WinZip Pro

What is WinZip Pro?

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.

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

Overview

A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named WINZIP32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 139.88 MB (146,673,400 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winzip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinZip\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{75E47CE4-AF3E-4FD1-BF36-4BB73E72390B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 139.88 MB
Language: Russian (Russia)

Program filesFiles installed by WinZip Pro

Program executable:WINZIP32.exe
Name:WinZip
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{75E47CE4-AF3E-4FD1-BF36-4BB73E72390B}\WINZIP32.exe
MD5:31a873c9f169d570bd243a8b4b79f32d
Additional files:
  • WZSEPE32.EXE - WinZip Self-Extractor (WinZip Self-Extractor Executable)
  • OLCmdBar.dll - WinZip Courier (WinZip Courier Outlook Command Bar Component)
  • WzCFR.dll - WinZip WZCFR
  • ssleay32.dll - WinZip (WinZip Openssl DLL)
  • WINZIP32.EXE
  • WZ32.DLL - WinZip DLL
  • WzBanner.dll - WinZip Eval Banner Resources
  • WZCAB3.DLL - WinZip CAB Detection and Extractor
  • WZCKTREE.DLL - WinZip Check Tree DLL
  • WZCKTREE32.DLL
  • WZEAY32.DLL
  • WZGDIP32.DLL - WinZip GDI+ Wrapper
  • WZIMGV32.DLL - Image Viewer
  • WZMSG.EXE - WinZip Message Display EXE
  • WZQKPICK.EXE - WinZip Executable
  • WZSESS32.EXE - WinZip Session Services Process
  • WZSHLEX1.DLL - WinZip Shell Extension DLL
  • WZSHLSTB.DLL
  • WZSRVR32.EXE - WinZip Archive Server
  • WZVINFO.DLL - WinZip FileInfo DLL
  • WZWIA.DLL - WinZip Image Acquisition Wrapper
  • wzwipe.exe - WzWipe (WzWipe Executable)
  • WZZPMAIL.DLL - WinZip - Zip and E-Mail

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • WZSHLSTB.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinZip' with a class of {E0D79304-84BE-11CE-9641-444553540000}.
Scheduled Task
  • WINZIP32.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{2404F958-00B3-4A49-A499-5ECDEF68D48C}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

WZQKPICK.EXE
Memory:1.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000269483%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001816%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000879%
0.015104% average

How do I remove WinZip Pro?

Quickly and completely remove WinZip Pro 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 Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 50%
Win 8 50%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
55.56%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 8 Pro 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  AZ 11.11%
  Poland 11.11%
  Russia 11.11%
  UZ 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Common models
Samsung NC210/NC110 25.00%
O.E.M O.E.M 25.00%
MSI MS-7592 25.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 25.00%

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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