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VersionDistribution 5.71% 90.00% 1.43% 2.86%

Zemana AntiMalware

What is Zemana AntiMalware?  (from Zemana)

Zemana Anti-Malware is a second opinion scanner designed to rescue your computer from malware (viruses, trojans, rootkits, etc.) that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken (such as anti-virus software, firewalls, etc.) No anti-virus software provides 100 percent protection agains...  Read more


Zemana AntiMalware is a software program developed by Zemana. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named zemanaanitmalware.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 8.67 MB (9,089,232 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Zemana AntiMalware come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zemana.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Zemana AntiMalware
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Zemana AntiMalware\ZemanaAnitMalware.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 8.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zemana AntiMalware

Program executable:zemanaanitmalware.exe
Name:Zemana AntiMalware
Path:C:\Program Files\zemana antimalware\zemanaanitmalware.exe
Additional files:
  • zemsched.exe - Zemana AntiMalware (Zemana Scheduler)
  • zemshext.dll - Zemana AntiMalware Shell Extension

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • zemshext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ZemanaAntiMalware' with a class of {E04525B8-ED80-4DC4-A543-1593C746804F}.
2 Services
  • ZemanaAnitMalware.exe runs as a service named 'HitmanPro 3.7 Crusader' (HitmanPro37Crusader) "Provides malicious software removal services for HitmanPro.".
  • zemsched.exe runs as a service named 'Zemana AntiMalware Scheduler' (ZemanaAntiMalwareScheduler) "Zemana AntiMalware Scheduler controls scheduled scans".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001470431%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011104%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003601%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,460
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Zemana AntiMalware?

You can uninstall Zemana AntiMalware 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 Zemana AntiMalware, 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 Zemana AntiMalware.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.57%
Windows 10 31.43%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Vista 4.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.71%
Windows 7 Professional 12.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.57%
Windows 8.1 5.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.67%
  Germany 14.67%
  Australia 4.00%
  IQ 4.00%
  Egypt 4.00%
  Greece 2.67%
  Saudi Arabia 2.67%
  United Kingdom 2.67%
  MA 1.33%
  Vietnam 1.33%
  AW 1.33%
  TN 1.33%
  Brazil 1.33%
  Belgium 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.64%
Toshiba 20.75%
Dell 13.21%
Acer 9.43%
ASUS 7.55%
Intel 3.77%
Sony 3.77%
Lenovo 3.77%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Medion 1.89%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 5.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 3.39%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro MT PC 3.39%
Toshiba PX30t 1.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.69%


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