Programs Installed by WinZip 21.0

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What programs are added to my computer by installing WinZip 21.0? I want to know where they are and review them.

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If you want know what programs are installed by WinZip 21.0, you can find detailed information below:

1. Installed Program: WinZip 21.0 - If you go to "Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features", you will see the "WinZip 21.0" entry. It represents the uninstallation handle for WinZip 21.0. You can double-click it to uninstall it.

2. Startup Program: WinZip - If you run "msconfig.exe" and look at the "Startup" tab, you will see the "WinZip" entry. It runs the WzPreloader.exe program when at computer startup time. You should disable it.

3. Startup Program: WinZip Update Notifier - If you run "msconfig.exe" and look at the "Startup" tab, you will see the "WinZip Update Notifier" entry. It runs the WZUpdateNotifier.exe program when at computer startup time. You should disable it.

4. Startup Program: File Association Helper - If you run "msconfig.exe" and look at the "Startup" tab, you will see the "File Association Helper" entry. It runs the FAHConsole.exe program when at computer startup time. You should disable it.

5. Scheduled Task: WinZipBackGroundToolsTask - If you go to "Control Panel\System and Security\Administrative Tools" and run Task Scheduler, you will see the "WinZipBackGroundToolsTask" entry. It runs the WzBGTools.exe program every 1 hour. You should disable it.

6. Program File Location: C:\Program Files\WinZip - If you go to "C:\Program Files\WinZip" folder, you will see all WinZip program files are located there.

7. Program Data Location: C:\ProgramData\WinZip - If you go to "C:\ProgramData\WinZip" folder, you will all WinZip data files are located there. Review them frequently.

7. Personal Data Location: C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\WinZip - If you go to "C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\WinZip" folder under our login user name, you will see your personal WinZip data files are located there. Review them frequently.

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