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Should I remove 7-Zip beta?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,207
United States Rank #17,567
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.16 days
771.82 days >
Average installed length: 405.53 days


v9.20 100.00%

7-Zip 9.22beta

What is 7-Zip beta?

Tuguu's 7-Zip is a ,odified version of the real 7-Zip open source application. It is a bundled installation using a download monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisement. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.

About  (from Tuguu SL)

7-zip distributes modified installers that are different to the originals. The modified installers are compatible with the policies of the manufacturer of the original software and the terms and conditions. DomaIQ is an installer manager of the chosen software. Apart from managing the installation of the software chose...  Read more
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
7-Zip beta has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.7-zip.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\7-zip
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 3.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 7-Zip 9.22beta

Program executable:7zfm.exe
7-Zip File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\7-zip\7zfm.exe
7-Zip archive utility was developed as an open source project by Igor Pavlov. It is free to use at home or for commercial use. 7Zip runs on Windows and includes both a GUI interface and a command line interface. 7-Zip is the winner for its...

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 7zFM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8952F747-04BB-4316-BEE3-3890699D16E0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 7zFM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7zFM.exe'.

How do I remove 7-Zip beta?

You can uninstall 7-Zip beta 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 7-Zip 9.22beta, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 7-Zip beta.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 5%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.84%
Windows 10 14.81%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Windows XP 4.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.76%
  Australia 0.75%
  Canada 0.75%
  PR 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.48%
Dell 27.42%
Toshiba 12.90%
Acer 9.68%
ASUS 4.84%
Intel 3.23%
Gateway 1.61%
Alienware 1.61%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite U845W 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775D 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.45%

About (from Tuguu SL)

Our mission: to detect what the market needs, develop the appropriate product and commercialize it.
Publisher URL: www.tuguu.com


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