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What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #20,486
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 205.13 days


2.30 100.00%

ZipItFree 2.30

What is ZipItFree?  (from MicroSmarts)

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ZipItFree 2.30 is a program developed by MicroSmarts. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is ZipItFree.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 3.67 MB (3,851,695 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 66% of users of ZipItFree come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ZipItFree.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ZipItFree
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\ZipItFree\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\ZipItFree\irunin.xml"
Estimated size: 3.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZipItFree 2.30

Program executable:ZipItFree.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ZipItFree\ZipItFree.exe
Additional files:
  • ZipItFree.exe - ZipItFree
  • ZFreeEx.dll - ZipItFree Shell DLL Windows Integration
  • delayexec.exe (by RJL Software) - DelayExec (File launcher with added delay)
  • Ext.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Uninstall.exe
  • ZipKey.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ZFreeEx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ZipItFreeContextMenu' with a class of {9FCB3717-B87B-421E-BB30-61769539EA23}.

How do I remove ZipItFree?

You can uninstall ZipItFree 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 ZipItFree 2.30, 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 ZipItFree.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.03%
Windows 10 37.93%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 2.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.31%
Windows 10 Home 16.38%
Windows 7 Professional 14.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.07%
Windows 8.1 9.48%
Windows 10 Pro 6.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.44%
  United Kingdom 8.72%
  Canada 4.03%
  Australia 3.36%
  Sweden 2.01%
  China 1.34%
  Spain 1.34%
  Finland 1.34%
  AW 0.67%
  Belgium 0.67%
  Switzerland 0.67%
  Germany 0.67%
  France 0.67%
  IM 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.28%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 9.72%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 6.94%
Lenovo 5.56%
Compaq 2.78%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.17%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.17%
HP ProBook 4530s 1.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite S70-B 1.09%

About (from MicroSmarts LLC)

MicroSmarts LLC was started in 1993 with the mission to protect consumer privacy.
Publisher URL: www.microsmartsllc.com


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