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Should I remove STOPzilla AntiVirus 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,375
United States Rank #12,967
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.12 days
91.93 days >
Average installed length: 48.30 days


VersionDistribution 0.58% 2.31% 6.36% 34.10% 9.83% 26.01% 20.81%

STOPzilla AntiVirus 7


STOPzilla AntiVirus 7 is a software program developed by iS3. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 26.84 MB (28,141,868 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 85% of users of STOPzilla AntiVirus 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stopzilla.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iS3\STOPzilla AntiVirus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F2EC8AA8-9B41-4628-A263-CDB2A7479E7F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.84 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by STOPzilla AntiVirus 7

  • STOPzilla.exe - STOPzilla AntiVirus (STOPzilla)
  • SZFileAssistant.exe - STOPzilla File Assistant
  • SZNetAssistant.exe - STOPzilla Net Assistant
  • SZServer.exe - STOPzilla Service
  • SZWSC.exe - STOPzilla Support File
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe (by ThreatTrack Security) - ThreatTrack Security Firewall SDK (ThreatTrack Security Firewall SDK Drivers Installer)
  • gfiutil.dll (by ThreatTrack Security) - VIPRE Utility Drivers
  • gfiutl32.sys - GFI Utility driver
  • gfiutl64.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SZServer.exe runs as a service named 'STOPzilla Service' (sz7) "STOPzilla Service".

How do I remove STOPzilla AntiVirus 7?

You can uninstall STOPzilla AntiVirus 7 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 STOPzilla AntiVirus 7, 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 STOPzilla AntiVirus 7.

Win 10 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.36%
Windows 7 23.12%
Windows Vista 5.20%
Windows XP 2.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.20%
Windows 8.1 15.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.72%
Windows 10 Pro 6.36%
Windows 7 Professional 6.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.19%
  Canada 2.96%
  United Kingdom 2.22%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Brazil 0.74%
  France 0.74%
  Australia 0.74%
  Poland 0.74%
  Lithuania 0.74%
  Norway 0.37%
  RS 0.37%
  ZM 0.37%
  Sweden 0.37%
  DZ 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.11%
Hewlett-Packard 29.77%
Toshiba 9.92%
Acer 9.92%
ASUS 7.63%
Lenovo 6.11%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 11 - 3147 3.33%
ASUSTeK X551MA 2.50%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1343w 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.67%


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