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What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,634
United States Rank #5,960
Reach 0.0675%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.35 days
836.47 days >
Average installed length: 439.50 days

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What is Update for Zip Opener?

Update for Zip Opener is the update mechanism for the InstallCore software which is an installer which bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but may include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process.

Overview

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 updatetask.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,315,385 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for Zip Opener.
updatetask.exe (ca244dc279f0944cb2b6ec70ee377547) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140213 Win32:Rootkit-gen [Rtk]
Dr.Web 9.0.0.044 Trojan.DownLoad3.31632
ESET-NOD32 8.9401 a variant of Win32/DealPly.M
Fortinet FortiGate 2/13/2014 Riskware/DealPly
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.GenericKD.v.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7220 Artemis!CA244DC279F0
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7220 Artemis!CA244DC279F0
clean.exe (d9b6e5ea64a560462758d882af281a49) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
The Hacker None Posible_Worm32
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 PAK_Generic.001
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 PAK_Generic.001
Update for Zip Opener has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Update for Zip Opener
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DigitalSites\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DIGITA~1\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update for Zip Opener

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DigitalSites\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:ca244dc279f0944cb2b6ec70ee377547
Additional files:
  • adp_core-2_5.dll (by Autodesk) - Autodesk ADP Toolkit (ADP Toolkit)
  • adp_data-2_5.dll (by Autodesk)
  • adp_io_plugin-2_5.dll - Protein ADP IO Plugin
  • adp_service_opczip-2_5.dll
  • adp_toolkit-2_5.dll
  • atcliun.exe (by Cisco WebEx) - atcliun
  • BORLNDMM.DLL (by Inprise) - Borland Memory Manager
  • CCUtils.dll
  • (Malware detected) clean.exe
  • Coffee.exe (by CoffeeCup Software) - CoffeeCup HTML Editor
  • ieatgpc.dll (by Cisco WebEx) - WebEx Download Module (Download Manager)
  • Ilda32.dll (by Creative Development LTD) - Image Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libfbxsdk-2_5.dll - FBX SDK
  • libtidy.dll
  • Luc.exe - Library update component
  • mfc42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • msvcrt.dll - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • outlookDuplicates.exe (by Parish of the Holy Spirit, Southsea) - Outlook Duplicates Remover
  • SDriveDll.dll
  • Sqlite3.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Threading Building Blocks (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • uninstall.exe (by Setup ©) - Astromenda (Setup)
  • UNWISE.EXE (by Altiris) - WISE (WiseScript Uninstaller)
  • UnzDll.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • vcredist_x86.exe - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Digital Sites' (runs daily at 7:17 PM).

How do I remove Update for Zip Opener?

Quickly and completely remove Update for Zip Opener from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Update for Zip Opener 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Update for Zip Opener, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Update for Zip Opener.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,634

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.13%
Windows 10 29.26%
Windows XP 6.72%
Windows Vista 4.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 8.1 14.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.69%
Windows 8 5.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.75%
  Brazil 6.72%
  France 6.52%
  United Kingdom 6.13%
  India 5.87%
  Netherlands 5.22%
  Thailand 3.07%
  Germany 2.54%
  Italy 2.22%
  Japan 1.37%
  Australia 1.04%
  Argentina 0.78%
  Turkey 0.65%
  Russia 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.27%
Dell 23.13%
Acer 16.47%
Toshiba 8.64%
ASUS 8.29%
Lenovo 4.44%
Samsung 3.86%
GIGABYTE 3.27%
Intel 1.87%
Sahara 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.63%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.52%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.01%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.01%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.41%

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