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Should I remove WinZipSmartNotifications?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,847
United States Rank #28,716
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.13 days
102.79 days >
Average installed length: 54.01 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%



WinZipSmartNotifications is a software program developed by WinZip Computing. 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 primary executable is named winzipsmartnotifications.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 8.91 MB (9,339,924 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 48% of users of WinZipSmartNotifications come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinZip Smart Notifications
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinZip Smart Notifications\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 8.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinZipSmartNotifications

Program executable:winzipsmartnotifications.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\winzip smart notifications\winzipsmartnotifications.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - WinZipSmartNotifications (WinZipSmartNotifications installer)
  • WinZipSmartNotificationsService.exe - WinZipSmartNotificationsService
  • SystemInfo-vc100-mt.dll - System Info library
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • apps.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WinZipSmartNotificationsService.exe runs as a service named 'WinZipSmartNotificationsService' (WinZipSmartNotificationsService) "WinZipSmartNotificationsService".

How do I remove WinZipSmartNotifications?

You can uninstall WinZipSmartNotifications 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 WinZipSmartNotifications, 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 WinZipSmartNotifications.

Win 10 76%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.19%
Windows 7 22.62%
Windows Vista 1.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.46%
Windows 10 Pro 8.43%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows 8.1 7.23%
Windows 10 Education 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.57%
  France 6.80%
  Canada 5.83%
  Netherlands 5.83%
  Australia 4.85%
  Germany 4.85%
  United Kingdom 4.85%
  Italy 3.88%
  Japan 3.88%
  New Zealand 2.91%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Switzerland 1.94%
  DK 1.94%
  Austria 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.34%
Acer 17.91%
Dell 16.42%
ASUS 13.43%
Lenovo 10.45%
Medion 5.97%
Sony 1.49%
Samsung 1.49%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5250 3.90%
Dell Inspiron 660s 3.90%
ASUSTeK X751LD 2.60%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.60%
Hewlett-Packard 700-056 2.60%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.60%

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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