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Should I remove ZyWALL SecuExtender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,584
United States Rank #32,962
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 93.48 days
629.97 days >
Average installed length: 331.00 days


VersionDistribution 9.84% 1.64% 14.75% 0.82% 20.49% 4.10% 3.28% 10.66% 1.64% 19.67% 12.30% 0.82%

ZyWALL SecuExtender

What is ZyWALL SecuExtender?  (from ZyXEL)

The ZyWALL USG50 is a Unified Security Gateway designed to provide complete, enterprise-level advanced security solutions to Small and Home Office networks, recommended for up to 10 PC users. Its flexible configuration is designed to help network administrators efficiently set up, manage, and enforce network security p...  Read more


ZyWALL SecuExtender is a software program developed by ZyXEL. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named SecuExtender.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 790.05 KB (809,010 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 27% of users of ZyWALL SecuExtender come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zyxel.com/usg
Help link: www.zyxel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ZyXEL\ZyWALL SecuExtender\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{6C0F5F90-69FA-4A48-87A7-E0D791010D5E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 790.05 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ZyWALL SecuExtender

Program executable:SecuExtender.exe
Zyxel SSL VPN Client
Path:C:\Program Files\ZyXEL\ZyWALL SecuExtender\SecuExtender.exe
Additional files:
  • SecuExtender.exe - SecuExtender (ZyXEL SSL VPN Client)
  • SecuExtender_core.dll - ZyXEL SSL VPN Client DLL
  • SecuExtenderHelper.exe - Zyxel SSL VPN Client Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SecuExtenderHelper.exe runs as a service named 'ZyWALL SecuExtender Helper' (ZyWALL SecuExtender Helper) "ZyWALL SecuExtender Helper".

How do I remove ZyWALL SecuExtender?

You can uninstall ZyWALL SecuExtender 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 ZyWALL SecuExtender, 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 ZyWALL SecuExtender.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.56%
Windows 10 33.61%
Windows XP 5.74%
Windows Vista 4.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.22%
Windows 10 Pro 10.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.61%
Windows 10 Home 5.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.27%
  Italy 20.45%
  France 9.85%
  Germany 6.06%
  Switzerland 5.30%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  Czech Republic 4.55%
  DK 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Taiwan 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Norway 1.52%
  Belgium 1.52%
  United Arab Emirates 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.47%
Dell 27.63%
Acer 11.84%
Lenovo 6.58%
ASUS 3.95%
Medion 3.95%
Toshiba 2.63%
Sony 2.63%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 1.90%
Parallels Software Intern... 1.90%
Dell XPS 15 9560 1.90%
Dell OptiPlex 380 1.90%
Acer TravelMate 5744 1.90%
HP ProBook 6440b 1.90%

Publisher URL: www.zyxel.com


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