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Should I remove Zinio Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,368
United States Rank #17,148
Reach 0.0058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.17 days
169.78 days >
Average installed length: 89.21 days


VersionDistribution 0.87%

Zinio Reader

What is Zinio Reader?  (from Zinio Systems)

Zinio brings you magazines in a powerful new digital form. Same great content. Same great design. Delivered over the Internet. Straight to your desktop. And now, Zinio has been enhanced to take advantage of Microsoft's new Windows XP Tablet PC Edition operating system.


Zinio Reader is a program developed by Zinio Systems. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 57.64 MB (60,435,837 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 80% of users of Zinio Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zinio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zinio
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Zinio\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 57.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zinio Reader

  • Zinio Delivery Manager.exe - Zinio Delivery Manager
  • CGAuthenMgr.dll - Zinio Application
  • cgcmn.dll
  • CGCrypto.dll
  • CGDomHash.dll
  • CGGenerateSignature.dll
  • CGLicense.dll
  • CGLicenseMgr.dll
  • CGMonitor.exe
  • CGPermissionMgr.dll
  • CGSecurityManager.dll
  • CGTrackMgr.dll
  • CGXrML.dll
  • ResolveEmail.dll - ResolveEmail Module
  • ZDLMCtrl.dll - Zinio Reader (Zinio Reader ActiveX Download Control)
  • Zinio Reader.exe
  • ZinioDeliveryManager.exe
  • ZinioReader.exe
  • Con_Act.exe - Zinio ContentGuard Activator
  • spdFileTransport.dll
  • ZBEApi.dll - ZBEApi Module
  • ZinioDownloader.exe - Zinio Downloader Module (Zinio Downloader)
  • MyZinioLibrary.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • ZLH.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • ZinioDeliveryManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Zinio DLM' and executes as C:\Program Files\Zinio\ZinioDeliveryManager.exe /autostart.
  • ZinioReader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Zinio DLM' and executes as C:\Program Files\Zinio\ZinioReader.exe /autostart.

How do I remove Zinio Reader?

You can uninstall Zinio 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 Zinio Reader, 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 Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 27.59%
Windows Vista 13.79%
Windows 10 8.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.02%
Windows 8.1 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.35%
  Canada 5.78%
  Taiwan 1.73%
  Australia 1.16%
  United Kingdom 1.16%
  Poland 1.16%
  BS 0.58%
  China 0.58%
  CY 0.58%
  Germany 0.58%
  Finland 0.58%
  France 0.58%
  Greece 0.58%
  Hungary 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.10%
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
Acer 12.35%
Toshiba 11.11%
Intel 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Gateway 3.70%
Alienware 1.23%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 2.11%
MSI MS-7680 2.11%
HP Pavilion tx1000 Notebo... 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%


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