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Should I remove RegZooka?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,190
United States Rank #9,457
Reach 0.0182%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.20 days
566.39 days >
Average installed length: 297.59 days


4.44.11 33.43%
3.43.3 16.99%
3.42.20 4.18%
3.42 24.79%
3.22 8.64%
3.20 0.56%
3.18 1.39%
3.15 0.28%
2.96 7.24%
2.85 1.67%
2.84 0.84%

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What is RegZooka?  (from ZookaWare)

Your computer’s registry is like the engine in your car; it drives everything in your computer. RegZooka scans your registry and removes files you don’t need, optimizes fragmented files, solves error messages like dll pop-ups and runtime errors. Because of the vast number of operating system configurations and errors, ...  Read more


RegZooka is a program developed by ZookaWare. The most used version is 4.44.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is RegZooka.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 8.44 MB (8,853,160 bytes). Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 76% of users of RegZooka come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RegZooka.
RegZooka.exe (84ff97bd8d8208105b15a3885905cef0) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17332 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 7.9090 probably a variant of Win32/Adware.RegGenie
Installer.exe (17e4dd8450c4107a2f8db94859956c57) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Win32.RegGenie.AMN (A)
ESET-NOD32 8354 probably a variant of Win32/Adware.RegGenie
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0304

Program detailsProgram details

URL: zookaware.com/regzooka
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\regzooka
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RegZooka\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 8.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RegZooka

Program executable:RegZooka.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\regzooka\RegZooka.exe
Additional files:
  • Installer.exe - RegZooka
  • (Malware detected) RegZooka.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • Update.exe (by BluePenguin Software) - RegZooka Update Module
  • libeay32.dll
  • RegZookaCleanup.exe
  • RegZookaScheduler.exe
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RegZookaCleanup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RegZooka Cleanup'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RegZookaCleanup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RegZooka Cleanup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • RegZooka.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RegZooka' and executes as "C:\Program Files\RegZooka\RegZooka.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RegZookaScheduler.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RegZooka Scheduler' which loads as C:\Program Files\RegZooka\RegZookaScheduler.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001600552%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000023%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015983%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,948,932
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:42 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.88 MB
Total CPU:0.0000169329%
Kernel CPU:0.00000772%
User CPU:0.00000921%
CPU cycles/sec:16,760
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove RegZooka?

You can uninstall RegZooka 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 RegZooka, 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 RegZooka.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.79%
Windows 10 18.11%
Windows Vista 9.19%
Windows XP 8.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.13%
Windows 7 Professional 10.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.82%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.48%
  United Kingdom 6.88%
  Australia 4.21%
  Canada 2.68%
  Iran 1.72%
  Saudi Arabia 1.34%
  Finland 0.76%
  MA 0.38%
  Belgium 0.38%
  France 0.38%
  Sweden 0.38%
  DZ 0.38%
  Spain 0.38%
  Netherlands 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.58%
Dell 25.21%
Acer 15.70%
Toshiba 10.33%
ASUS 4.13%
Intel 2.48%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Samsung 0.83%
Sony 0.83%
Gateway 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
Dell XPS 8300 2.80%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.80%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.10%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.10%


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