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Should I remove 7-zip?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,297
United States Rank #1,449
Reach 0.1717%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.82 days
938.81 days >
Average installed length: 493.27 days


v9.20 100.00%

7-zip v9.20

What is 7-zip?

This is a packaged version of the open source 7-zip application that was installed via the DomaIQ bundler. Installing the bundled software through the modified installer is NOT optional.

"DomaIQ provides you additional software during the installation; you can accept or reject the offers at any time. By clicking at "Download" button you will be downloading DomaIQ. This software will manage the download and installation of the selected software. During the installation process, DomaIQ will offer you additional software that you can accept or reject. To continue the installation process you must select the option "Accept & Continue". If you also accept any of the bids selected, DomaIQ processes to install it on your computer along with the main software."

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
  • Known to include offers within the setup
7-zip 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: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 7-zip v9.20

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 '{F0EE61B8-5E11-4FA1-B278-7768BE3B3E27}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 7zFM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Bureau\7-Zip\7zFM.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0761225225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02913794%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.04698458%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove 7-zip?

You can uninstall 7-zip 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 v9.20, 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.
  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) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.22%
Windows 10 13.65%
Windows Vista 9.87%
Windows XP 6.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.74%
Windows 7 Professional 9.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.39%
Windows 8.1 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.08%
  Canada 0.82%
  United Kingdom 0.75%
  Australia 0.63%
  Germany 0.09%
  France 0.05%
  Mexico 0.05%
  Iran 0.05%
  Poland 0.05%
  Saudi Arabia 0.05%
  Hong Kong 0.03%
  Brazil 0.03%
  Russia 0.03%
  MK 0.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.28%
Dell 29.82%
Acer 11.79%
Toshiba 8.89%
ASUS 3.86%
Lenovo 2.04%
Intel 1.60%
Gateway 0.91%
Samsung 0.87%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.87%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.96%
Dell XPS 8300 2.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.19%

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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