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Should I remove Zinio Alert Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,879
United States Rank #13,797
Reach 0.0100%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.59 days
902.41 days >
Average installed length: 474.15 days


4.0.2570 100.00%

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Zinio Alert Messenger


Zinio Alert Messenger is a program developed by Zinio. 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 main program executable is zinio alert messenger.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 938.65 KB (961,173 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 72% of users of Zinio Alert Messenger come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Zinio Alert Messenger\
Uninstaller: msiexec /qb /x {D2E707E8-090E-EC5B-4833-1CA694FB7460}
Estimated size: 938.65 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Zinio Alert Messenger

Program executable:zinio alert messenger.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\zinio alert messenger\zinio alert messenger.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Zinio Alert Messenger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA4C18E3-0CE5-4F7D-8AE0-16CE0FA6F5B0}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Zinio Alert Messenger.exe
Memory:33.96 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005453025%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00043677%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010854%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,405,783
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Zinio Alert Messenger?

You can uninstall Zinio Alert Messenger 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 Zinio Alert Messenger, 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 Zinio Alert Messenger.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.83%
Windows 10 32.66%
Windows XP 1.01%
Windows Vista 0.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 7 Professional 14.65%
Windows 10 Home 12.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%
Windows 8.1 5.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.88%
  Canada 6.60%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Australia 3.82%
  France 2.08%
  South Africa 1.39%
  Belgium 1.04%
  India 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.69%
  Singapore 0.69%
  United Arab Emirates 0.35%
  Austria 0.35%
  DK 0.35%
  Ecuador 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.55%
Hewlett-Packard 30.28%
Acer 7.04%
ASUS 7.04%
Lenovo 2.82%
Sony 2.82%
Intel 1.41%
Gateway 0.70%
Apple 0.70%
Alienware 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.58%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.05%
Dell XPS 8300 3.05%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.29%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.29%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 2.29%


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