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Should I remove Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,210
United States Rank #37,928
Reach 0.0021%

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.1.28 4.88%
3.0.1.27 4.88%
3.0.1.9 26.83%
3.0 63.41%

Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager

Overview

Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager is a software program developed by Zebra Technologies. The most common release is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 primary executable is named zbi-key-v300.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 5.35 MB (5,610,280 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 53% of users of Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zebra.com
Help link: www.zebra.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Zebra Technologies\Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{39D1C728-999F-417C-95F9-C575C4D2C271}\zbi-key-v300.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 5.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager

Program executable:zbi-key-v300.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\{39d1c728-999f-417c-95f9-c575c4d2c271}\zbi-key-v300.exe
MD5:ad87fe8f92874e60207f7fbf19b431a9
Additional files:
  • FirmwareDownloader.exe - Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager Application (Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager)
  • PrinterInformation.exe
  • ZebraPrintersExt.dll
  • ZebraUSB.dll
  • License Manager.exe (by Napeiron) - License Manager Application (License Manager for Version 6)
  • filechck.dll (by Nalpeiron) - NLS (Nalpeiron Support DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FirmwareDownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Zebra Technologies\Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager\FirmwareDownloader.exe'.

How do I remove Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager 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 Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager, 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 Firmware Downloader and ZBI Key Manager.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#43,210

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.98%
Windows 10 36.59%
Windows XP 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 36.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.07%
Windows 10 Pro 12.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.88%
Windows 8.1 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.94%
  Italy 9.80%
  Brazil 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  Colombia 1.96%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Latvia 1.96%
  Finland 1.96%
  Sweden 1.96%
  Mexico 1.96%
  Venezuela 1.96%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Romania 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.14%
Dell 27.03%
Lenovo 10.81%
Sony 5.41%
Acer 5.41%
GIGABYTE 2.70%
Toshiba 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
Apple 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L855 2.63%
Sony SVZ1311EGXX 2.63%
Sony SVE14125CLB 2.63%
Samsung RV410/RV510/S3510... 2.63%
Login Informatica LTDA LO... 2.63%
LENOVO 4063A18 2.63%

About (from Zebra Technologies Corporation)

A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra offers technologies that give a virtual voice to an organization's assets, people and transactions, enabling organizations to unlock greater business value.
Publisher URL: www.zebra.com

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