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Should I remove Free Zip Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,292
United States Rank #25,144
Reach 0.0132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.87 days
379.69 days >
Average installed length: 199.50 days


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Free Zip Viewer


Free Zip Viewer is a program developed by Free Zip. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is freezipviewer.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 3.55 MB (3,719,886 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 25% of users of Free Zip Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Free Zip Viewer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free zip viewer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free Zip Viewer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Zip Viewer

Program executable:freezipviewer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\free zip viewer\freezipviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • FreeZipViewer.Console.exe - FreeZipViewer.Console
  • FreeZipViewer.Core.dll - FreeZipViewer.Core
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • Advertisement.dll - Advertisement
  • uninstall.exe
  • Microsoft.Windows.Shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Windows.Shell
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • 7z64.dll
  • 7z-x64.exe
  • contmenu.dll
  • contmenu.exe
  • contmenu_x64.dll - contmenu_x64
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Practices.ServiceLocation
  • SevenZipSharp.dll (by Markovtsev Vadim) - SevenZipSharp
  • sysinst.exe
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • WPFLocalizeExtension.dll (by Root-Project) - WPFLocalizeExtension
  • XAMLMarkupExtensions.dll - XAMLMarkupExtensions
  • ztvcabinet.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Microsoft® Cabinet File API)
  • ztvunace26.dll (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • ztvunrar38.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • contmenu_x64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FreeFilesZipped64' with a class of {779173E8-DE2B-4ECC-84EC-500BF2341662}.
Scheduled Task
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A50C1FF2-DDC3-46B7-B3C0-A223A33F8F84}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Free Zip Viewer?

Quickly and completely remove Free Zip Viewer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Free Zip Viewer 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 Free Zip Viewer, 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 Free Zip Viewer.

Win 8 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 99.46%
Windows 7 0.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.81%
Windows 8 16.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.73%
Windows 8 Pro 6.49%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.44%
  Germany 12.43%
  Italy 11.83%
  United Kingdom 6.51%
  Brazil 4.14%
  Czech Republic 2.96%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  Belgium 2.37%
  Israel 2.37%
  India 2.37%
  Austria 1.78%
  DK 1.78%
  France 1.78%
  Portugal 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 16.91%
ASUS 11.76%
Samsung 11.03%
Dell 10.29%
Lenovo 10.29%
Toshiba 9.56%
Medion 9.56%
Sony 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 2.56%
ASUSTeK X550CA 2.56%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.56%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.56%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 2.56%
Acer Aspire V5-531 1.71%


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