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WinZip Update Manager


WinZip Update Manager is a program developed by WinZip Computing. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.29 MB (1,349,734 bytes). IPMUpdate.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 67% of users of WinZip Update Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.WinZip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinZip Update Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8841a7c2-161b-43f3-a7d4-842f3a518bd4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WinZip Update Manager

  • WZUpdateManager.exe (by Nico Mak Computing) - WinZip Update Manager
  • IPMUpdate.exe (by Corel) - IPMUpdate (Corel IPM Update Application)
  • IPM32.dll (by Corel) - IPM (Corel IPM DLL)

How do I remove WinZip Update Manager?

You can uninstall WinZip Update Manager 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 WinZip Update Manager, 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 WinZip Update Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 10 Home 15.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Canada 6.06%
  Germany 6.06%
  Belgium 3.03%
  Colombia 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Greece 3.03%
  Norway 3.03%
  Sweden 3.03%
  VI 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 4.55%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 4.55%
MSI MS-7680 4.55%
LENOVO 4391BE7 4.55%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.55%

About WinZip Computing

WinZip is a file archiver and compressor for Windows developed by WinZip Computing.
Publisher URL: www.winzip.com


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