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Should I remove Windows jZip Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,043
United States Rank #20,235
Reach 0.0099%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.40 days
926.42 days >
Average installed length: 486.77 days


VersionDistribution 55.90% 44.10%

Windows jZip Toolbar

What is Windows jZip Toolbar?

This toolbar is typiclaly bundled with the installation of the free jZip software. Windows jZip Toolbar by Discordia for Intenet Explorer collects and stores information about your web browsing habits in order to suggest services or provide advertising via the toolbar. Windows jZip Toolbar will change your home page and search provider during installation. The jZip Toolbar is typically bundled with the free jZip software as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when jZip is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. Additionally, if the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named jzipdtx.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 5.79 MB (6,073,147 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Windows jZip Toolbar.
jzipdtx.dll (55191e33f5dc992399ed3ebcf83bc4a9) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Visicom.B
ESET-NOD32 9.12095 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B potentially unwanted
Windows jZip Toolbar 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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows jZip Toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Windows jZip Toolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows jZip Toolbar

Program module:jzipdtx.dll (Malware detected)
Name: dtx Dynamic Link Library
dtx Dynamic Link Library
Signed by:Discordia Limited.
Path:C:\Program Files\windows jzip toolbar\ToolBar\jzipdtx.dll
jzipdtx.dll is part of the JZip Toolbar. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and knowledge...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • datamngr.dll
  • datamngrUI.exe
  • IEBHO.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • jzipdtx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Phishing Filter' with the class of {27B4851A-3207-45A2-B947-BE8AFE6163AB}.
  • IEBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Searchqu Toolbar' with the class of {99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • jzipdtx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Searchqu Toolbar' with the class of {99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • datamngrUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DATAMNGR' which loads as C:\Program Files1\WI83E4~1\Datamngr\DATAMN~1.EXE.

How do I remove Windows jZip Toolbar?

You can uninstall Windows jZip Toolbar 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 Windows jZip Toolbar, 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 Windows jZip Toolbar.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Windows jZip Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.74%
Windows XP 13.33%
Windows Vista 10.26%
Windows 10 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.24%
Windows 10 Pro 2.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.16%
  Germany 12.39%
  Italy 9.40%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  Canada 5.13%
  Australia 4.27%
  MA 0.85%
  France 0.85%
  Switzerland 0.85%
  India 0.85%
  Austria 0.85%
  New Zealand 0.85%
  Jordan 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.46%
Dell 21.95%
Acer 13.82%
Toshiba 9.76%
Intel 8.13%
ASUS 5.69%
Medion 2.44%
Lenovo 0.81%
Sony 0.81%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.79%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 1.79%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.79%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 1.79%


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