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39% remove it61% keep it
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ZD Manager

Overview

ZD Manager is a software program developed by ZD Systems. 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 560.75 KB (574,211 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 94% of users of ZD Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zd systems\zd manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ZD Systems\ZD Manager\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 560.75 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ZD Manager

  • ZDManager.dll - ZD Manager
  • uninstall.exe
  • ZDManagerService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ZDManager.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ZD Manager IE Plugin' with the class of {18D6D197-45BB-465B-ADC0-274A70B49B55}.
Service
  • ZDManagerService.exe runs as a service named 'ZDManager Service' (ZDManager Service).

How do I remove ZD Manager?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ZD Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 20%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 39%
Keep it 61%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Ireland 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Toshiba 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 10.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.00%

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