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ZipMagic Deluxe


ZipMagic Deluxe is a software program developed by Allume Systems. 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. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 24.45 MB (25,641,849 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: stuffit.producturlsupport.com/cgi-bin/cscgi.pl?f=iShome&l=EN
Help link: stuffit.producturlsupport.com/cgi-bin/cscgi.pl?f=iShelp&l=EN
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Allume\ZipMagic\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\10\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{6BBE49F6-DE11-474A-9F78-E24BD42081A6}
Estimated size: 24.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ZipMagic Deluxe

  • foundation.dll - StuffIt Engine PlugIn Foundation (Plugin Foundation code for StuffIt Engine 7.0)
  • FormatOptionsGUI.dll - FormatOptionsGUI Common Library (Format Options GUI Library)
  • AllumeNET.dll - Allume Internet Common Library (Allume InterNet Library)
  • AllumeXML.dll - Allume XML Common Library
  • Convert.exe - StuffIt Convert Archives (Convert Archives to the StuffIt X format.)
  • SchedulerGUI.dll - Allume Scheduler Library (Scheduler GUI Common Library)
  • sea.dll - StuffIt SDK for Windows (Self-Extracting stubs library)
  • AddFilesGUI.dll - Allume Common Library (AddFiles GUI Common Library)
  • Allume.dll
  • AllumeGUI.dll - Allume GUI Common Library
  • FormatOptions.dll - Format Options Common Library
  • OptionsGUI.dll - OptionsGUI Common Library
  • ProgressGUI.dll - ProgressGUI Common Library
  • SDKWrapper.dll - SDK Wrapper Common Library
  • Scheduler.exe - StuffIt for Windows (Main Scheduler Executable)
  • stuff.exe - stuff - Console Compression application
  • StuffIt.exe - StuffIt for Windows 9.0
  • unstuff.exe - unstuff - Console Expansion application
  • DiskIndex.exe - StuffIt Disk Index
  • Express.exe - ZipMagic Express (Allume ZipMagic Express)
  • engineshell.dll - StuffIt Engine
  • StuffItEngine.dll - StuffIt Engine SDK
  • SEABuilder.exe - SEA Builder (SEA Creation for .sitx, .sit, and .zip archives)
  • MXTask.exe - ZipMagic (The Background Task Server)
  • ArchiveMenu.dll - StuffIt (StuffIt Archive Shell Extension)
  • CompressMenu.dll - StuffIt Compress Shell Extension
  • MXDebug2.dll - Allume Systems Debug DLL
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager
  • TaskCtrl.dll - MXTask Controller
  • ipworks5.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 5.0 (IP*Works! V5)
  • cximagecrt.dll (by Pizzolato Davide - www.xdp.it) - cximage
  • ExpandMac.exe
  • pthreadVCE.dll
  • Thumbnail.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MXTask.exe runs as a service named 'ZipMagic Task Manager' (ZipMagic Task Manager).

How do I remove ZipMagic Deluxe?

Quickly and completely remove ZipMagic Deluxe from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ZipMagic Deluxe 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ZipMagic Deluxe, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ZipMagic Deluxe.

Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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