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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,694
United States Rank #9,442
Reach 0.0195%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.36 days
453.22 days >
Average installed length: 238.13 days


VersionDistribution 0.73% 0.73%
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14.0.525.000 1.09%
14.0.522.000 4.01%
14.0.510.000 0.36% 0.73% 2.55% 0.73% 7.66% 4.01% 0.36% 2.19% 3.65% 0.73% 1.09% 18.61% 2.55% 0.73% 12.04%
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11.0.765.103 0.73% 1.46% 0.36% 0.36% 2.92% 1.46% 1.46% 0.73% 0.36% 0.36% 1.46% 1.09% 1.46% 0.73% 1.09% 3.28% 2.19% 0.36% 0.36% 2.19% 1.82% 0.73%

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ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite

What is ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite?  (from Check Point, Inc)

Monitors programs for suspicious behavior spotting and stopping new attacks that bypass traditional anti-virus protection. Locks out hackers, blocks intrusions and makes your PC invisible online. No product is 100% effective against viruses or spyware. ZoneAlarm's advanced firewall monitors behaviors within your comput...  Read more


ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite is a program developed by Check Point, Inc. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is ZAPrivacyService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 13.76 MB of memory. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 81.12 MB (85,060,607 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 74% of users of ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zonealarm-computer-security-suite.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZoneAlarm
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\Install\Install.exe" /s uninstall
Estimated size: 81.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite

Program executable:ZAPrivacyService.exe
Signed by:Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZoneAlarm\ZAPrivacyService.exe
Additional files:
  • fbl.dll - Feature based licensing library
  • icslta.dll - Integrity Clientless Security (Lightweight Trust Agent)
  • vsmonapi.dll - TrueVector Client Interface
  • featuremap.dll - Product to feature mapping
  • multiscan.exe - multiscan feature plug-in
  • scheduler.dll - scheduler feature plug-in
  • scheduler_loc0407.dll
  • scheduler_loc040c.dll
  • scheduler_loc0410.dll
  • scheduler_loc0c0a.dll
  • multifix.exe - multifix feature plug-in
  • qrbase.dll - Check Point Anti-Spyware (Check Point Anti-Spyware quarantine component)
  • vsdata.dll - TrueVector Service DLL
  • ffapi.dll - ZoneAlarm ForceField
  • av.dll - av feature plug-in
  • av_loc0407.dll
  • av_loc040c.dll
  • av_loc0410.dll
  • av_loc0c0a.dll
  • ssleay32_cp.dll - TrueVector Service
  • vsdb.dll
  • vsdb_loc0407.dll
  • vsdb_loc040c.dll
  • vsdb_loc0410.dll
  • vsdb_loc0c0a.dll
  • vsinit.dll
  • vsmon.exe
  • vsmon_loc0407.dll
  • vsmon_loc040c.dll
  • vsmon_loc0410.dll
  • vspubapi.dll
  • ThreatEmulation.exe - ThreatEmulation
  • updlog.dll - ZoneAlarm
  • DataStruct.dll - cpis
  • fwsetdb.dll - cpdb
  • ndb.dll
  • OS.dll
  • ProdUtils.dll
  • updating.dll (by Zone Labs) - Updating Component
  • AvPreScan.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vsmon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{43731173-5EF5-4744-BAAF-F6A05963BA86}' (runs on registration).
  • vsmon.exe runs as a service named 'TrueVector Internet Monitor' (vsmon) "Monitora il traffico su Internet e genera avvisi per gli accessi non consentiti.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • vsmon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZoneAlarm\vsmon.exe'.
Network connections
  • vsmon.exe connects to a23-63-99-233.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:13.76 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008776754%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00058208%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00029560%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,607
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:80 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:278.2 MB
Total CPU:0.0001537115%
Kernel CPU:0.00000670%
User CPU:0.00014701%

How do I remove ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.39%
Windows 8 23.36%
Windows XP 12.41%
Windows Vista 5.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.30%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.85%
Windows 8.1 9.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.15%
Windows 10 Home 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.31%
  United Kingdom 4.28%
  Australia 3.78%
  Germany 3.53%
  France 1.51%
  Italy 1.26%
  Netherlands 1.01%
  Spain 1.01%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Norway 0.76%
  Austria 0.50%
  Greece 0.50%
  Singapore 0.50%
  South Africa 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.83%
Dell 25.15%
Acer 9.20%
Toshiba 7.98%
ASUS 6.75%
Lenovo 4.91%
Samsung 3.68%
Intel 3.68%
American Megatrends 1.84%
Packard Bell 1.23%
Alienware 1.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.93%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.54%
Hewlett-Packard p6623w 2.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.54%
Dell XPS 8700 2.54%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.
Publisher URL: www.checkpoint.com


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