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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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ZoneAlarm Security Suite

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

Get multilayered security that keeps
your PC safe. Provides site check, do not track, Facebook privacy scan, private browsing and more. Monitors programs for suspicious behavior spotting and stopping new attacks that bypass traditional anti-virus protection. Locks out hackers, blocks intrusions and makes your PC in...  Read more


ZoneAlarm Security Suite 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. 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 22 files and is usually about 43.98 MB (46,121,437 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 82% of users of ZoneAlarm Security Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

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: 43.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ZoneAlarm Security Suite

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
  • zlclient_oem1460.dll - ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite
  • framewrk.dll - ZoneAlarm Framework Module
  • multiscan.exe - multiscan feature plug-in
  • multifix.exe - multifix feature plug-in
  • zl_oem1460.dll - ZoneAlarm Security Suite
  • zlavscan.dll - zlavscan shell extension
  • zlclient_oem1445.dll
  • 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".
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 Security Suite?

You can uninstall ZoneAlarm Security Suite 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 Security Suite, 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 Security Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
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 47.37%
Windows XP 42.11%
Windows Vista 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 42.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.89%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.67%
  Germany 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Latvia 1.67%
  Mexico 1.67%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Saudi Arabia 1.67%
  South Africa 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.29%
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Toshiba 11.76%
American Megatrends 8.82%
Acer 5.88%
ASUS 2.94%
Sony 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
Gateway 2.94%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 6.06%
Dell Dell DXP051 6.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 6.06%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 3.03%
HP ENVY 6 Notebook PC 3.03%
HP Compaq nx6110 (PT604AA... 3.03%

About (from Check Point, Inc)

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


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