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Should I remove Zello?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,601
United States Rank #37,093
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.61 days
612.68 days >
Average installed length: 321.91 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is Zello?  (from Zello Inc)

Start your own public or private channel. Push the button for instant, radio-style communication. It's handier than phone calls and SMS plus it's free. Access public and private channels. Use with Wi-Fi, 3G, EDGE, GPRS or broadband.


Zello is a software program developed by Zello Inc. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named zello.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.86 MB (4,049,738 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 24% of users of Zello come from Mexico, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: zello.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zello
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Zello\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zello

Program executable:zello.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\zello\zello.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Zello
  • Zello$.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Zello.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{871B9308-1C69-4A7A-80E6-BA799C545F0C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Zello.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Zello' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Zello\Zello.exe" /background.

How do I remove Zello?

You can uninstall Zello 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 Zello, 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 Zello.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.59%
Windows 10 9.41%
Windows XP 6.47%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.89%
Windows 7 Professional 10.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.10%
Windows 7 Starter 5.92%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.73% of installs come from Mexico
Which countries install it?
  Mexico 23.73%
  United States 16.38%
  Brazil 11.30%
  Egypt 10.73%
  Spain 4.52%
  Argentina 2.82%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  Indonesia 2.26%
  Italy 2.26%
  Saudi Arabia 2.26%
  Malaysia 2.26%
  Hong Kong 1.69%
  Colombia 1.69%
  Israel 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.35%
Hewlett-Packard 15.93%
Acer 13.27%
Toshiba 13.27%
ASUS 9.73%
Lenovo 6.19%
Samsung 4.42%
American Megatrends 2.65%
Gateway 1.77%
Sony 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.67%
Dell Inspiron 1440 1.83%
Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H 1.83%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.83%
Dell Inspiron 580s 1.83%
Dell Inspiron N4050 1.83%


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