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Should I remove ZoneAlarm Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 44.07% 8.47%
9.1.603.000 10.17%
9.1.512.000 1.69% 1.69% 6.78% 5.08% 5.08% 1.69% 3.39%
7.0.483.000 8.47%
7.0.462.000 1.69%
7.0.337.000 1.69%

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ZoneAlarm Pro

What is ZoneAlarm Pro?  (from Check Point, Inc)

Stops Internet attacks at the front door and even catches thieves on their way out. Our two-way firewall software proactively protects against inbound and outbound attacks while making you invisible to hackers.
No product is 100% effective against viruses or spyware. ZoneAlarm's advanced firewall monitors behaviors...  Read more


ZoneAlarm Pro 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. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named zlclient.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 16.62 MB (17,423,401 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 24% of users of ZoneAlarm Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zonelabs.com
Help link: C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\Help\zaclients.chm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\zonealarm pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ZoneAlarm Pro\zauninst.exe
Estimated size: 16.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZoneAlarm Pro

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
  • multifix.exe - multifix feature plug-in
  • expert.dll - ZoneAlarm Expert Module
  • zonealarm.exe - ZoneAlarm Pro (ZoneAlarm Stub Program for ZAPro)
  • zhtml.dll - zhtml
  • zauninst.exe - ZoneAlarm Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • zlclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe'.

How do I remove ZoneAlarm Pro?

You can uninstall ZoneAlarm Pro 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 ZoneAlarm Pro, 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 ZoneAlarm Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.63%
Windows XP 35.59%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.95%
Windows 7 Professional 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.08%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.88%
  Germany 10.45%
  Canada 8.96%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  France 5.97%
  Netherlands 5.97%
  Spain 4.48%
  Iran 4.48%
  Australia 2.99%
  New Zealand 2.99%
  BG 2.99%
  Czech Republic 1.49%
  PR 1.49%
  Costa Rica 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.51%
American Megatrends 14.63%
Acer 14.63%
Hewlett-Packard 9.76%
Intel 4.88%
ASUS 4.88%
Sony 4.88%
MSI 2.44%
Toshiba 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
Lenovo 2.44%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742G 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 2.44%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2027de 2.44%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.44%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 2.44%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

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


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