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Should I remove ZiperFly?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #46,379
Reach 0.0007%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.89 days
55.79 days >
Average installed length: 29.31 days


VersionDistribution 20.00% 80.00%



ZiperFly is a software program developed by Applon inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. The primary executable is named ZiperFly.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 9.88 MB (10,363,781 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 83% of users of ZiperFly come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and BD.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ZiperFly.
ZiperFly.exe (91c5c4a713261f59b5c7d29c620b85a8) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Blinkx/Applon (fs)
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 40998 Blinkx/Applon (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ZiperFly
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ziperfly
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ZiperFly\ZiperFlyappuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZiperFly

Program executable:ZiperFly.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\ziperfly\ZiperFly.exe
Additional files:
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v9.3.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.Utils.v9.3.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v9.3.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • (Malware detected) ZiperFly.exe (by Howard Software) - Ziperfly
  • ZiperFlyappuninstall.exe - ZiperFly
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ZiperFlyApp.exe
  • ZiperFlySrv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ZiperFlySrv.exe runs as a service named 'ZiperFly Update Service' (ZiperFly Update Service) "Keep your ZiperFly software up to date.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ZiperFlyApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ZiperFly' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ZiperFly\ZiperFlyApp.exe".

How do I remove ZiperFly?

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Or, you can uninstall ZiperFly 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 ZiperFly, 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 ZiperFly.
  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.
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Win 8 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 40.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Australia 8.33%
  BD 4.17%
  Poland 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Dell 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L875 11.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1007c 11.11%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 11.11%
HP G72 Notebook PC 11.11%
Dell Inspiron 3521 11.11%


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