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Should I remove unZIPExpress?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,652
United States Rank #31,842
Reach 0.0040%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.81 days
318.87 days >
Average installed length: 167.54 days

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What is unZIPExpress?

The software bundles the commercial/open-source 7Zip product with an adware enabled download manager using the InstallBrain installer.

From the site: "During the download process we show commercial offers (which can be opted out from), such as Babylon toolbar. Babylon is a leading global provider of language and search solutions making the web your home without boundaries and language barriers. With the Babylon toolbar you will get free access to the translation service, listen to 2000 radio channels and get the weather forecasts. It shall change the user home page and default search in IE, Firefox and Chrome, in the event you select such options. Also browser Coupon offers from Pricegong, Dealfinder or SpecialSavings. These apps will allow you to save money when you visit retail sites by showing you coupons or advertisements while you at the site so youll be save or find better offers."

About  (from PurpleTech Software Inc)

unZIP Express is an easy to use and fast archiving software, that can Extract virtually any type of Zip file Archive! powerful and reliable compression bundled with an intuitive and powerful interface.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
unZIPExpress has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: unZIPExpress
URL: www.unzipexpress.com
Help link: www.unzipexpress.com/EULA.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\unzipexpress
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Uninstall Information\97\4262\uninstall.exe" /PUninstall="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\unZ
Estimated size: 3.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by unZIPExpress

Program executable:unzipexpress.exe
Name:unZip express
unZIP Express File Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\unzipexpress\unzipexpress.exe
Additional files:
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7zG.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip GUI
  • uninstall.exe

How do I remove unZIPExpress?

You can uninstall unZIPExpress 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 unZIPExpress, 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 unZIPExpress.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.51%
Windows 10 23.08%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.41%
Windows 8.1 6.41%
Windows 8 3.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.48%
  UA 10.87%
  Germany 10.87%
  Canada 10.87%
  Austria 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Spain 3.26%
  Italy 3.26%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Switzerland 2.17%
  BY 1.09%
  Japan 1.09%
  Turkey 1.09%
  Poland 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.82%
Hewlett-Packard 28.07%
Dell 17.54%
Lenovo 10.53%
ASUS 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Medion 1.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.82%
HP ProBook 4730s 2.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.82%
eMachines EL1850 2.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855D 1.41%


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