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9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 47.73% 20.45% 4.55% 27.27%

Mars WiFi


Mars WiFi is a software program developed by ZK. 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). The primary executable is named marswifi.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 9.33 MB (9,784,746 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of Mars WiFi come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zkytech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zksoft\marswifi
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\zksoft\marswifi\unist000.exe
Estimated size: 9.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mars WiFi

Program executable:marswifi.exe
Name:ZhangKong WiFi
Path:C:\Program Files\zksoft\marswifi\marswifi.exe
Additional files:
  • raapapi.dll (by Mediatek) - RaAPAPI Dynamic Link Library (RaAPAPI DLL)
  • rtllib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib Dynamic Link Library (RtlLib DLL(IHV))
  • rtllib_xp.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - RtlLib(Aegisp4.1) (Win XP/2003) DLL
  • aegisi5.exe - AegisInstall Application (AegisInstall MFC Application)
  • unist000.exe (by ZhangKong Soft) - ZhangKong WiFi (uninst)
  • zkcore.dll (by ZhangKong Soft) - zk net service (zk core dll)
  • zkservice.exe - zk core service
  • zkwificore.dll - zk core file
  • rtlihvoid.dll (by Realtek) - IHV OID (IHV OID DLL)
  • acauth.dll - AEGIS Authentication Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • marswifi.exe is scheduled as a task named 'mars wifi' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • marswifi.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named mars wifi.
  • zkservice.exe runs as a service named 'zksrvc' (zkservice) "zk net core service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • marswifi.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'marswifi' which loads as "C:\Program Files\zksoft\marswifi\marswifi.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove Mars WiFi?

You can uninstall Mars WiFi 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 Mars WiFi, 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 Mars WiFi.

Win 10 68%
Win 7 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.18%
Windows 7 31.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 31.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 10 Home 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 6.82%
Windows Embedded 8.1 Indu... 4.55%
Windows 10 Education 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.14%
  Germany 8.77%
  Spain 8.77%
  France 8.77%
  Italy 5.26%
  Greece 3.51%
  United Arab Emirates 1.75%
  Belgium 1.75%
  United Kingdom 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Singapore 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Acer 22.22%
ASUS 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Sony 5.56%
Toshiba 2.78%
Medion 2.78%
Common models
Acer Aspire E5-521 9.30%
Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 3 4.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.65%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 2.33%


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