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Should I remove Zombie News?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,561
United States Rank #7,141
Reach 0.0531%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.82 days
230.79 days >
Average installed length: 121.26 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.7.79 3.62%
2.7.75 0.40%
2.7.73 0.54%
2.7.69 2.55%
2.7.67 3.09%
2.7.65 19.33%
2.7.64 1.21%
2.7.63 4.03%
2.7.62 0.81%
2.7.61 8.32%
2.7.60 1.34%
2.7.59 7.25%
2.7.58 0.40%
2.7.57 1.07%
2.7.56 0.13%
2.7.55 5.10%
2.7.54 0.40%
2.7.51 4.03%
2.7.50 24.56%
2.7.48 0.40%
2.7.47 3.09%
2.7.46 2.42%
2.7.45 2.01%
2.7.43 1.48%
2.7.42 0.40%
2.7.39 1.07%
2.7.38 0.94%

Other programs by Time Lapse Solutions

Zombie News

What is Zombie News?

Zombie News (Injekt) is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site.

About: "Zombie News is entirely free to use. In order to keep Zombie News free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Zombie News is installed. We do not allow any really annoying ads, sexual content, or intrusive media; we've only partnered with high-quality ad providers to deliver the best user experience possible."

About  (from Time Lapse Solutions)

Zombie News is a free application that notifies you of an impending zombie invasion. Zombie News scours the web for additional news and other content to determine the risk of a zombie invasion. In some cases, we may display product offers during your installation process. Of course, you will have the ability to accept ...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Zombie News.
ZombieNewsService.exe (7e19751503bb56d81bf03c34a984d2a9) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Application.Generic.1132554
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 2016.0.3141 Downloader
Avira 3.6.1.96 ADWARE/Adware.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 MSIL.Adware.PullUpdate
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.MSIL.PullUpdate.G
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Application.Generic.1132554
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Comodo Security 21595 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Adware.Yontoo.67
ESET-NOD32 9.11402 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.G.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Adware/PullUpdate
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Application.Generic.1132554
G Data 15.4.25 Application.Generic.1132554
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15432 Adware
K7GW 13.202.15432 Adware ( 004afdd71 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.10 PUP.Optional.ZombieNews.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!7E19751503BB
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Application.Generic.1132554
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA NI
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Msil.Adware.Pullupdate.Aiij
VIPRE Antivirus 38922 MSIL.Adware.PullUpdate
       View all 22 all detections
Zombie News has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.zombienewsapp.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\zombienews
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\ZombieNews\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zombie News

  • ZombieNews.exe - Zombie News (ZombieNews)
  • ZombieNews64.exe
  • ZombieNewsService.exe - ZombieNews Service
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ZombieNewsService.exe runs as a service named 'ZombieNews' (ZombieNews).

How do I remove Zombie News?

Quickly and completely remove Zombie News from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Zombie News 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 Zombie News, 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 Zombie News.
  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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HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,561

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.07%
Windows 8 41.94%
Windows Vista 5.46%
Windows XP 2.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.24%
Windows 8.1 26.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.35%
Windows 7 Professional 7.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.32%
  France 13.07%
  Germany 8.10%
  Brazil 7.13%
  Canada 5.18%
  India 3.46%
  Australia 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Italy 2.70%
  Spain 1.94%
  DK 0.32%
  Argentina 0.32%
  Egypt 0.22%
  Iran 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.50%
Acer 18.93%
Dell 17.02%
ASUS 9.37%
Toshiba 7.46%
Lenovo 4.78%
Samsung 3.06%
Medion 3.06%
GIGABYTE 1.72%
Intel 1.34%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.41%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.41%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.52%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.52%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.64%

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