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Should I remove SevenZip?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,999
United States Rank #8,866
Reach 0.0775%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.58 days
312.21 days >
Average installed length: 164.04 days


9.20 100.00%


What is SevenZip?

SevenZip installs the open source 7zip compression programs with a bunch of third-party adware and toolbars.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is sevenzip.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.17 MB of memory. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 3.31 MB (3,469,823 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 28% of users of SevenZip come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
SevenZip 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: SevenZip
URL: www.sevenzip.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sevenzip
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SevenZip\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SevenZip

Program executable:sevenzip.exe
7-Zip File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\sevenzip\sevenzip.exe
7-Zip archive utility was developed as an open source project by Igor Pavlov. It is free to use at home or for commercial use. 7Zip runs on Windows and includes both a GUI interface and a command line interface. 7-Zip is the winner for its...
Additional files:
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Console)
  • 7zG.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip GUI
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • SevenZip.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F0EE61B8-5E11-4FA1-B278-7768BE3B3E27}' (runs on registration).
  • 7z.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{756B733B-AE51-48D9-A99C-3186D6DF6889}' (runs on registration).
  • 7zG.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{06954CC0-4BF0-4355-93EA-453E440EE172}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • 7z.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '7zip' and executes as "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SevenZip.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Bureau\7-Zip\7zFM.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0761225225%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02913794%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.04698458%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove SevenZip?

You can uninstall SevenZip 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 SevenZip, 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 SevenZip.
  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) 52%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.15%
Windows 10 36.21%
Windows XP 3.93%
Windows Vista 1.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.54%
Windows 7 Professional 8.42%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.10%
Windows 8 Pro 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.22%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Italy 6.15%
  India 4.38%
  Canada 4.06%
  France 2.85%
  Netherlands 2.79%
  Australia 1.90%
  Brazil 1.78%
  DZ 1.78%
  Philippines 1.71%
  Greece 1.65%
  MA 1.65%
  Belgium 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.22%
Dell 21.67%
Acer 18.22%
ASUS 10.78%
Toshiba 4.78%
Lenovo 3.56%
Samsung 2.22%
Intel 1.22%
American Megatrends 0.89%
Medion 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.27%
ASUS All Series 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.85%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.56%


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