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Should I remove Z-VSScopy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #46,158
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VersionDistribution 7.69% 2.56% 5.13% 7.69% 25.64% 20.51% 2.56%
1.7 23.08% 2.56%
1.5 2.56%



Z-VSScopy is a program developed by IMU Andreas Baumann. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is z-vsscopy.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 3.74 MB (3,926,482 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 40% of users of Z-VSScopy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: \www.z-dbackup.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\z-vsscopy
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Z-VSScopy\{29AC4CDE-DD2A-4723-9920-4A0EF920BA31}\AKDeInstall.exe /x
Estimated size: 3.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Z-VSScopy

Program executable:z-vsscopy.exe
Volume Shadow Client
Path:C:\Program Files\z-vsscopy\z-vsscopy.exe
Additional files:
  • Z-VSS2003.dll (by IMU Hard- und Softwareservice) - Z-DBackup (VSS Requestor Library)
  • Z-VSS64-Wrap.exe (by IMU Hard- und Softwareservice) - Z-VSS Wrapper for 64-bit systems
  • Z-VSSwin32.dll
  • Z-VSSwinXP.dll
  • Z-VSSx64.dll
  • Z-VSSXP-Wrap.exe
  • Z-VSSxx64.dll
  • FastCRC.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Z-VSScopy.exe runs as a service named 'Z-VSScopy' (Z-VSScopy) "Allows Z-DBackup and Z-VssCopy to access the volume shadow copies of Windows.".

How do I remove Z-VSScopy?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.36%
Windows 8 17.95%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Professional 23.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.89%
Windows 10 Pro 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Germany 28.00%
  Italy 8.00%
  Austria 6.00%
  India 4.00%
  AX 2.00%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Canada 2.00%
  Brazil 2.00%
  South Africa 2.00%
  BH 2.00%
  Romania 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.78%
Acer 17.39%
Intel 13.04%
Dell 8.70%
Medion 8.70%
Toshiba 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
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