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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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2.1 3.81% 1.90% 2.86% 0.95% 1.90% 2.86% 10.48% 7.62% 0.95%
1.7 8.57% 0.95%
1.5 0.95%



Z-VSScopy is a program developed by IMU Andreas Baumann. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is z-vsscopy.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 3.74 MB (3,926,482 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of Z-VSScopy come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: \www.z-dbackup.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\z-vsscopy
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Z-VSScopy\{29AC4CDE-DD2A-4723-9920-4A0EF920BA31}\AKDeInstall.exe /x
Estimated size: 3.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Z-VSScopy

Program executable:z-vsscopy.exe
Volume Shadow Client
Path:C:\Program Files\z-vsscopy\z-vsscopy.exe
Additional files:
  • Z-VSS2003.dll (by IMU Hard- und Softwareservice) - Z-DBackup (VSS Requestor Library)
  • Z-VSS64-Wrap.exe (by IMU Hard- und Softwareservice) - Z-VSS Wrapper for 64-bit systems
  • Z-VSSwin32.dll
  • Z-VSSwinXP.dll
  • Z-VSSx64.dll
  • Z-VSSXP-Wrap.exe
  • Z-VSSxx64.dll
  • zTools.dll - zTools (Z-Software Tool Collection)
  • FastCRC.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Z-VSScopy.exe runs as a service named 'Z-VSScopy' (Z-VSScopy) "Allows Z-DBackup and Z-VssCopy to access the volume shadow copies of Windows.".

How do I remove Z-VSScopy?

Quickly and completely remove Z-VSScopy from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Z-VSScopy 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 Z-VSScopy, 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 Z-VSScopy.

Win 8 60%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.00%
Windows 7 37.14%
Windows XP 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.65%
Windows 10 Pro 10.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 51.33%
  United States 22.12%
  Netherlands 5.31%
  Austria 4.42%
  Italy 3.54%
  Switzerland 2.65%
  India 1.77%
  France 1.77%
  AX 0.88%
  Sweden 0.88%
  BH 0.88%
  Canada 0.88%
  Romania 0.88%
  Brazil 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.64%
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Acer 18.18%
Dell 9.09%
Samsung 7.27%
Lenovo 7.27%
Intel 3.64%
ASUS 3.64%
Sony 1.82%
Toshiba 1.82%
Common models
MEDION H81H3-EM2 3.75%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 3.75%
ASUS All Series 3.75%
Sony VGN-FE41M 1.25%
Acer Aspire E5-772 1.25%
Acer Aspire 8951G 1.25%


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