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Filzip 3.06

What is Filzip?  (from Philipp Engel)

FilZip is an archiving utility for the Windows platform. It now supports about 15 archive types, like arj, cab, rar, tar, lha and many more. The new Explorer mode allows you to work like in Windows' Explorer. Its many features include the Windows integration, e.g. drag&drop, compressing & extracting files from the cont...  Read more


Filzip 3.06 is a software program developed by Philipp Engel. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named Filzip.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,625,885 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 24% of users of Filzip come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filzip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Filzip\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Filzip\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Filzip 3.06

Program executable:Filzip.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Filzip\Filzip.exe
Additional files:
  • Filzip.exe - Filzip
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • cabinet.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Microsoft® Cabinet File API)
  • fzshext.dll - Filzip shell extension (Explorer shell extension dll)
  • unacev2.dll (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • unrar3.dll
  • unzdll.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • zipdll.dll - ZipDLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • fzshext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Filzip' with a class of {B28C18DB-6816-4F31-9630-397683E3C2C3}.

How do I remove Filzip?

You can uninstall Filzip 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 Filzip 3.06, 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 Filzip.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.52%
Windows XP 17.90%
Windows 10 15.32%
Windows Vista 7.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.11%
Windows 7 Professional 15.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.71%
Windows 10 Home 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.98% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 23.98%
  United States 21.72%
  Brazil 19.16%
  France 5.43%
  Austria 2.26%
  Spain 1.96%
  Hungary 1.96%
  DK 1.81%
  United Kingdom 1.66%
  Australia 1.51%
  Canada 1.51%
  Italy 1.51%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  Belgium 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.48%
Hewlett-Packard 17.47%
Acer 16.87%
ASUS 9.64%
Medion 6.93%
American Megatrends 4.82%
Sahara 3.92%
Samsung 3.61%
Lenovo 3.31%
Intel 2.71%
Toshiba 1.81%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.08%
Packard Bell imedia S3850 3.39%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.26%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.26%
Acer Aspire 5715Z 1.69%


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