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Should I remove Zip Opener Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,247
United States Rank #2,395
Reach 0.1757%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.90 days
1088.47 days >
Average installed length: 571.91 days

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Zip Opener Packages

What is Zip Opener Packages?

Zip Opener Packages uses the InstallCore Click run software which is an installer that bundles legitimate applications that may also offer additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but also include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process. Typical bundled installs include DealPly as well as other potentially unwanted programs.

About  (from installCore)

Some of the advertisements you see in the installer are delivered by third parties who collect information through cookies, ip address, web beacons, and other technologies about your online activities, in order to understand your interests and deliver advertisements that are tailored to your interests.


The primary executable is named uninstaller.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Zip Opener Packages.
uninstaller.exe (8c7fb9078a63b7e5e899e7a2dbb0db53) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/InstallCore.Gen
Dr.Web Adware.InstallCore.90
ESET-NOD32 8.9264 Win32/InstallCore.AZ
F-Prot v6. W32/InstallCore.W.gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK-LNR/Heur!1.5594
Vba32 AntiVirus BScope.P2P-Worm.Palevo
Zip Opener Packages has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\zip opener packages
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Zip Opener Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="Zip Opener Packages" /AN="" /MBN="Zip Opener Packa
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zip Opener Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\zip opener packages\uninstaller.exe
Additional files:

How do I remove Zip Opener Packages?

You can uninstall Zip Opener Packages 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 Opener Packages, 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 Opener Packages.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.38%
Windows 10 26.24%
Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista 7.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 8.1 10.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.49%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.16%
Windows 8 6.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.20%
  Germany 6.37%
  United Kingdom 5.07%
  Brazil 3.38%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  France 2.59%
  India 2.28%
  Italy 1.73%
  Japan 1.50%
  Spain 1.06%
  Thailand 1.00%
  Turkey 0.97%
  Russia 0.77%
  Poland 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Dell 23.66%
Acer 15.50%
Toshiba 8.48%
ASUS 7.48%
Samsung 4.17%
Lenovo 3.49%
Intel 1.77%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.73%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.36%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.86%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.37%


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