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Zip Enhancer

What is Zip Enhancer?

Distributed through malvertising ads, Zip Enhancer bundles various adware in its installer including DealPly and many others.


Zip Enhancer is a program developed by Shetef Solutions & Consulting (1998). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is AmiBho.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 995.62 KB (1,019,519 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Zip Enhancer come from the United States, it is also popular in India.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Zip Enhancer.
AmiBho.dll (9ea71db9fd426db4544d707133d24331) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.Amonetize.X
ESET-NOD32 8.9232 a variant of Win32/Amonetize.X
Zip Enhancer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove Zip Enhancer.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zipenhancer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\amiext\zipenhancer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AmiExt\ZipEnhancer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 995.62 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Zip Enhancer

Program module:AmiBho.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\amiext\zipenhancer\ie\AmiBho.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by zipenhancer.com) - Zip Enhancer
  • (Malware detected) AmiBho.dll
  • AmiStorage.exe (by AmiExt ltd) - AmiExt web browser extension framework (AmiExt IE plugin helper object)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AmiBho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Zip Enhancer' with the class of {E4935D75-87EE-40C6-B430-7434FB685DEC} (AmiExt IE plugin).

How do I remove Zip Enhancer?

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Or, you can uninstall Zip Enhancer 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 Zip Enhancer, 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 Zip Enhancer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Zip Enhancer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win XP 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%
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 Single Language 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  India 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%


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