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What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,259
United States Rank #49,007
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 290.58 days
919.35 days >
Average installed length: 483.05 days


VersionDistribution 2.78% 63.89% 33.33%

Fuze Zip

What is Fuze Zip?  (from KoyoteSoft)

FuzeZip lets you open files in many archive formats, including: Zip, RAR, TAR, GZip, 7-Zip archives, and also ISO files. One of the most popular archive file types is the RAR file format. RAR files are compressed archives, which mean that they are files that are designed to store both single and groups of related files...  Read more


Fuze Zip is a software program developed by KoyoteSoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 fuzezip.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 9.95 MB (10,434,837 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 49% of users of Fuze Zip come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.
Fuze 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

Displayed publisher: Koyote Soft
URL: fuzezip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fuze Zip
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Fuze Zip\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 9.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fuze Zip

Program executable:fuzezip.exe
Name:Fuze Zip
Path:C:\Program Files\fuze zip\fuzezip.exe
Additional files:
  • FuzeZipShell.dll - Fuze Zip (jZip shell extension)
  • FuzeZipShell64x.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Fuze Zip Uninstall
  • ResourcesLOC.dll (by Discordia Limited)
  • change.exe
  • CoreArchiver.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FuzeZipShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'jZip' with a class of {E677C7AD-2B66-4539-AA29-3771A1CFEDA9}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • change.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • change.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove Fuze Zip?

You can uninstall Fuze 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 Fuze Zip, 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 Fuze Zip.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 22.22%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 8.1 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.02%
  Brazil 25.49%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  France 1.96%
  India 1.96%
  Portugal 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  Germany 1.96%
  OM 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Italy 1.96%
  Saudi Arabia 1.96%
  HT 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 17.86%
ASUS 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Samsung 10.71%
Lenovo 7.14%
Sony 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Common models
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 7.14%
Sony VPCEB36FA 3.57%
ZMAX ZMAX HOME 2100 3.57%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.57%
Samsung R430/R480/R440 ... 3.57%

About (from KoyoteSoft Inc.)

KoyoteSoft offers you free and easy-to-use tools for all your audio and video needs.
Publisher URL: koyotesoft.kayako.com


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