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Should I remove Go!Zilla?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,312
United States Rank #49,685
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.27 days
362.08 days >
Average installed length: 190.24 days

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What is Go!Zilla?

Go!Zilla is a proprietary download manager for use on Windows. Go!Zilla was one of many download managers, also called download accelerators. Download accelerators allowed users to stop and resume partial downloads.


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is Goz.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 6.02 MB (6,314,904 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gozilla.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GoZilla\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GoZilla\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Go!Zilla

Program executable:Goz.exe
Go!Zilla see: www.GoZilla.com
Path:C:\Program Files\GoZilla\Goz.exe
Additional files:
  • AdminPrivSetting.exe - (Shared by Headlight Software Products) (Change Settings that need Admin Privileges)
  • Goz.exe - Go!Zilla (Go!Zilla see: www.GoZilla.com)
  • GozCatch.dll - Go!Zilla IE Helper
  • NPGoz.dll - Go!Zilla Firefox/Opera/Mozilla Plug-In
  • ToGoz.exe - Quickly pass any URLs to Go!Zilla.
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • GozCatch.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Go!Zilla IE Helper' with the class of {E1FF080D-12A3-439A-A2EF-4BA95A3148E8}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Goz.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Go!Zilla' which loads as C:\Program Files\GoZilla\Goz.exe.

How do I remove Go!Zilla?

You can uninstall Go!Zilla 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 Go!Zilla, 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 Go!Zilla.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Go!Zilla you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Windows XP 4.76%
Windows Server 2003 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 11.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  India 5.45%
  Germany 5.45%
  Hong Kong 3.64%
  South Africa 3.64%
  France 3.64%
  Sweden 3.64%
  SY 3.64%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  Canada 3.64%
  United Kingdom 3.64%
  Brazil 1.82%
  Norway 1.82%
  Finland 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.48%
Hewlett-Packard 29.03%
ASUS 12.90%
Acer 6.45%
Lenovo 6.45%
Sahara 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6320 5.71%
Acer Aspire V3-772G 2.86%
MSI MS-7693 2.86%
LENOVO 2008YXH 2.86%
HP-Pavilion FK792AA-ABA a... 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%

About (from Headlight Software, Inc.)

Headlight Software was founded by Michael Burford. The first product was the GetRight Download Manager, which was released in February 1997.
Publisher URL: www.headlightinc.com


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