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21% remove it79% keep it
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United States Rank #40,074
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VersionDistribution 10.00% 56.67% 6.67% 23.33% 3.33%

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security

What is ZoneAlarm Extreme Security?  (from Check Point, Inc)

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security is a comprehensive security suite protects your PC, identity, data and everything you do online. Further protection comes with anti-phishing, anti-spam, parental controls and online backup. Also includes unique security not found in other suites like virtual and private browsing, identity pro...  Read more


ZoneAlarm Extreme Security is a software program developed by Check Point, Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named zlclient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 59.88 MB (62,791,198 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 53% of users of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zonelabs.com
Help link: C:\Program Files (x86)\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\Help\zaclients.chm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zone labs\zonealarm
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zauninst.exe
Estimated size: 59.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZoneAlarm Extreme Security

Program executable:zlclient.exe
Name:ZoneAlarm Client
Path:C:\Program Files\zone labs\zonealarm\zlclient.exe
Additional files:
  • cpes_clean.exe - Check Point Endpoint Security Cleaner
  • framewrk.dll - ZoneAlarm Framework Module
  • multiscan.exe - multiscan feature plug-in
  • multifix.exe - multifix feature plug-in
  • zl_oem1130.dll - ZoneAlarm Security Suite
  • zl_oem1505.dll
  • zlavscan.dll - zlavscan shell extension
  • expert.dll - ZoneAlarm Expert Module
  • zonealarm.exe - ZoneAlarm Pro (ZoneAlarm Stub Program for ZAPro)
  • zhtml.dll - zhtml
  • zauninst.exe - ZoneAlarm Uninstaller
  • instmtdr.exe (by SonicWALL) - SonicWALL Anti-Spam Desktop

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • zlavscan.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ZLAVShExt' with a class of {D9872D13-7651-4471-9EEE-F0A00218BEBB}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • zlclient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ZoneAlarm Client' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe".

How do I remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security?

Quickly and completely remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 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 ZoneAlarm Extreme Security, 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 ZoneAlarm Extreme Security.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.19%
  Canada 25.53%
  Romania 4.26%
  Vietnam 2.13%
  Belgium 2.13%
  France 2.13%
  Australia 2.13%
  Iran 2.13%
  Germany 2.13%
  Poland 2.13%
  United Kingdom 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 14.81%
Toshiba 14.81%
Sony 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
Common models
ASUSTeK X51RL 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665D 4.35%
HP Pavilion g6-1c41ca 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 545 4.35%
Gateway LX6810-01 4.35%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.
Publisher URL: www.checkpoint.com


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