How to remove TZip completely

What is TZip?

The impression the TZip application makes is the one of a useful application that is capable of file compression. However, that is what the official description says, in reality though TZip possesses numerous features that make security experts distinguish it as a potentially unwanted application and an adware. Among the negative options of TZip there are: initiation of redirections, overflowing a browser with ads, and spying on user’s actions. These side effects serve to one reason – to make money for TZip developers, as every redirection caused by clicking an ad is paid by the owners of promoting sites. And because of the fact that sometimes these sources occur to be malicious, we recommend to remove TZip from your system as soon as possible.

TZip GUI

How TZip got installed on your computer?

TZip is considered to be a potentially unwanted application yet for another reason – the method that it uses to infiltrate systems. Most frequently the program is distributed with the help of software packages that include both safe software and malware. That gives the malware developers an opportunity to spread their product without appearing to do so. When users perform an installation like this, they as a rule don’t notice the additional setup elements. To learn if the installation has these unwanted components you should change the installation mode to Advanced or Custom. Then go to the step that shows the installation contents and there remove the objects that you don’t want to see on your system.


Symptoms of TZip infection

  • First and the most striking proof of what you have an adware is ads generated on pages where they haven’t appeared before. The ads can be of any type – pop-ups, in-text hyperlinks, banners and their amount increases on shopping sites. Some of them may be labeled as “Ads by TZip”, “Brought by TZip”, “Powered by TZip”, etc.
  • Another indicator of adware infection is appearance of new programs that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for adware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides slowing down the computer itself, adware infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove TZip?

To make sure that the adware won’t appear again, you need to delete TZip completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as TZip files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to TZip. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate TZip, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of TZip manual removal

Uninstall TZip from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the adware appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of TZip you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove TZip from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to TZip and click Uninstall

How to remove TZip from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to TZip and click Uninstall

How to remove TZip from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to TZip

How to remove TZip from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to TZip and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing TZip from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove TZip from browsers

Since most of adware threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove TZip from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete TZip or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove TZip from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete TZip or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove TZip from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete TZip or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove TZip from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near TZip or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Remove files and registry entries added by TZip

Sometimes removal via Control Panel is not enough since the built-in application can leave some files that shortly will restore the adware. So, you need to find all of the following items and delete them.

Remove TZip files and folders:

C:\Program Files\tzip
untzip.exe
ContextMenu.dll
7z.dll
JTerse.dll
Tzip.exe
TzipUpdate.exe

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