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ZIP Reader 8.00.0018


ZIP Reader 8.00.0018 is a program developed by PKWARE, Inc. The setup package is about 602.32 KB (616,776 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 73% of users of ZIP Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pkware.com
Help link: www.pkware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PKWARE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{856C155E-4A74-4041-B026-04F96FFD1BCD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 602.32 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ZIP Reader 8.00.0018

  • ZipReader.exe - ZIP Reader (ZIP Reader by PKWARE)

How do I remove ZIP Reader?

You can uninstall ZIP Reader 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 ZIP Reader 8.00.0018, 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 ZIP Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 32.76%
Windows Vista 31.90%
Windows XP 28.45%
Windows 10 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 27.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 24.35%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.09%
Windows 10 Home 5.22%
Windows 7 Professional 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.05%
  United Kingdom 5.99%
  Canada 5.39%
  Australia 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Finland 1.20%
  New Zealand 1.20%
  Singapore 1.20%
  United Arab Emirates 0.60%
  Argentina 0.60%
  Switzerland 0.60%
  Italy 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.53%
Dell 28.92%
Acer 7.23%
Toshiba 7.23%
Sahara 4.82%
ASUS 4.82%
Intel 3.61%
Gateway 3.61%
Lenovo 2.41%
Compaq 1.20%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.04%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.04%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.04%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 2.04%


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