This article aims to help you remove KuaiZip. These KuaiZip uninstall instructions work for every version of Windows.
KuaiZip is a program which performs compression functions. The application supports compression and decompression on multi-levels, modes and threads. KuaiZip is compatible with more than 40 file formats. The tool has a simplistic user interface which makes it easy to operate. KuaiZip has the basic attributes of classic compression software. While the program’s upsides are highlighted on its official website, its downsides are omitted. Research has shown that KuaiZip exhibits adware characteristics. The application displays pop-up advertisements, containing bargain shopping deals.
Why is KuaiZip risky to use?
The adware will perform unauthorized tasks on a constant basis. It is set to generate advertisements on a constant basis, regardless of your preferences. This activity will affect your performance speed in a negative way. Your computer will often lag and crash when processing routine requests. It will fail to carry out more complicated tasks.
The official website of KuaiZip, kuaizip.com, lists the program as free to download and use. Despite this, the tool is still meant to make revenue for its developers. KuaiZip raises proceeds by supporting third party websites. This is the purpose of the pop-up advertisements. They contain embedded links, redirecting to sponsored websites. The owners of the promoted websites pay for the service according to the success rate. The people behind KuaiZip receive a commission for each time a user follows a sponsored link. This payment scheme is called the pay-per-click system.
The problem with the advertising activity is that it is not secure. The sources for the promoted offers are not disclosed. According to the end user license agreement (EULA), the proprietors of the program do not account for users’ security. The company behind KuaiZip is called Shanghai Guangle Network Technology Co. Ltd. It is based in Shixiaqu, China. The entity has opted to disclaim all liabilities and warranties, connected to using the program’s services.
Another part of the adware’s malicious agenda is to gather data on users. KuaiZip can access statistical and personal information from the web browser. The shady program will determine your geographic location, zip code, IP address, demographic profile, OS version and browser type. The adware also has the ability to collect information from your activity, including your browsing history, tracking cookies, user names, passwords, email, physical address, telephone number, banking details and other personal input you have entered into your online accounts. Your personal data will be traded on dark markets.
How did KuaiZip get installed to my computer?
If you did not decide to acquire KuaiZip from its official website, you may be wondering how it got access to your machine. There are a couple of entry points for the furtive program. The adware often travels in a bundle with other software. It tries to get your approval for its install by getting added as a bonus with the main program. You have to find where it is mentioned in the terms and conditions and deselect it. KuaiZip can use freeware, shareware or a pirated program as a download client.
The other distribution method is traveling in spam emails. The adware hides behind attachments. You will be told the attached file is an important document and urged to take actions on an urgent matter. It is advised to check the sender’s identity before opening a file from the message. Look up his name and email address. Accessing the host for KuaiZip would prompt the download and install of the adware through a background process. You would not even realize the rogue tool is being installed to your PC.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
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