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What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,035
United States Rank #14,331
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.95 days
470.63 days >
Average installed length: 247.28 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is Zoompic?

Zoompic is an ad-supported browser extension that may deliver advertisements in the form of coupons, affiliate links, price-comparisons, display media and other links through a number of functions including those based on the the content of any web page the user is visiting, plug-ins, add-ons, or the web browser itself.

Summary of this adware's functions:
- Installs a web browser extension
- Injects ads within the underlying webpage
- Ads appear as banners or inline text advertisements
- Ads are targeted to queries the user makes
- Tracks web pages visited, search terms and domains


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. 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. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The primary executable is named coz32host.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 4.18 MB (4,386,958 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Zoompic.
coz32host.exe (0865f36ba55217ebbd4251c72e5cef01) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.Jambo.A
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.PennyBee
ALYac Adware.Jambo.A
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic6
Avira Adware/ClickPotato.154112
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.PennyBee.D
Bitdefender Adware.Jambo.A
Cyren W32/Adware.ZXSK-1138
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Jambo
ESET-NOD32 9.11316 Win32/Adware.PennyBee.D
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/PennyBee
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.Jambo.A
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.Jambo
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.01 PUP.Optional.Zoomify.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!0865F36BA552
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.cm
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1.11400.0 Adware:Win32/ZoomyLib
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Jambo.A
nProtect Adware.Jambo.A
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA EH
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R047C0DAM15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R047C0DAM15
VIPRE Antivirus 38396 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
cozwdhost.exe (a95f538dc9efeb2f3c3906b0739f8b07) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.PFN
Agnitum Outpost PUA.PennyBee!
ALYac Adware.Agent.PFN
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG Generic.397
Avira ADWARE/PennyBee.199200
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Agent.PFN
Comodo Security 21589 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Siggen6.28348
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.PFN (B)
ESET-NOD32 11400 Win32/Adware.PennyBee.D
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/PennyBee
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Agent.PFN
G Data 25 Adware.Agent.PFN
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15430 Adware ( 004b77e51 )
K7GW 9.202.15430 Adware ( 004b77e51 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Zoomify.A
McAfee Artemis!A95F538DC9EF
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1.11502.0 Adware:Win32/ZoomyLib
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.PFN
nProtect 2015-03-30.01 Adware.Agent.PFN
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM10.1.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98.0 Zoomify
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0DAR15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0DAR15
VIPRE Antivirus 38904 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
cozaghost.exe (006001c7ae8047ef5287ca188968a6eb) has been flagged by the following 28 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.ZoomyLib.A
Agnitum Outpost PUA.PennyBee!
AhnLab-V3 2015.07.21.03 Adware/Win32.Zoomylib
ALYac Adware.ZoomyLib.A
Arcabit Adware.ZoomyLib.A
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Malware-gen
AVG Generic.397
Avira ADWARE/ClickPotato.471096
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.ZoomyLib.A
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 AdWare.ZoomyLib.r5 (Not a Virus)
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.ZoomyLib.A (B)
ESET-NOD32 11971 a variant of Win32/Adware.PennyBee.J
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.ZoomyLib.A
G Data 25 Adware.ZoomyLib.A
K7 AntiVirus 9.207.16622 Riskware ( 0049f6ae1 )
K7GW 9.207.16623 Riskware ( 0049f6ae1 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Zoomify.A
McAfee Artemis!006001C7AE80
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 Artemis
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1.11804.0 Adware:Win32/ZoomyLib
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.ZoomyLib.A
nProtect 2015-07-20.01 Adware.ZoomyLib.A
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
Tencent Win32.Risk.Adware.Chc
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R03LC0DBJ15
VIPRE Antivirus 42194 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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Zoompic has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Zoompic.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Zoompic
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\makulitsidwe\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\makulitsidwe\\Uninstaller.exe /ga=1503
Estimated size: 4.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zoompic

Program executable:coz32host.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Tester Extension
Additional files:
  • coz64host.exe (by Tester Extension) - Tester Extension
  • (Malware detected) cozaghost.exe (by Tester Extension)
  • cozahost.exe
  • (Malware detected) cozwdhost.exe
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • zoompicL32.dll
  • zoompicL64.dll
  • zoompicutil32.dll
  • utils.exe - Tester Unit (Main Tester Unit)
  • zoompic.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • cozaghost.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Tempo Runner coz64host'.
2 Services
  • cozwdhost.exe runs as a service named 'cozwdhost' (cozwdhost).
  • cozaghost.exe runs as a service named 'cozaghost' (cozaghost).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • cozaghost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\makulitsidwe\\cozaghost.exe'.

How do I remove Zoompic?

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Or, you can uninstall Zoompic 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 Zoompic, 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 Zoompic.
  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 Zoompic you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.50%
Windows 8 33.75%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 8.1 16.25%
Windows 7 Professional 7.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.75%
Windows 8 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.29%
  Canada 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.03%
Dell 15.94%
Toshiba 15.94%
ASUS 8.70%
Acer 4.35%
Samsung 2.90%
Lenovo 2.90%
Gateway 1.45%
Sony 1.45%
Intel 1.45%
Alienware 1.45%
American Megatrends 1.45%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 5.33%
Dell Inspiron 3531 2.67%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.67%
Toshiba ENCORE 2 WT10-A 1.33%


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