WinZip 12.1 WinZip 12.1

A way to uninstall WinZip 12.1 from your computer

WinZip 12.1 is a computer program. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by WinZip Computing, S.L. . You can find out more on WinZip Computing, S.L. or check for application updates here. Please follow if you want to read more on WinZip 12.1 on WinZip Computing, S.L. 's page. WinZip 12.1 is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\WinZip directory, but this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. MsiExec.exe /X{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B8} is the full command line if you want to uninstall WinZip 12.1. The program's main executable file has a size of 5.14 MB (5391688 bytes) on disk and is named WINZIP32.EXE.

WinZip 12.1 is comprised of the following executables which take 7.04 MB (7386544 bytes) on disk:

  • WINZIP32.EXE (5.14 MB)
  • WZMSG.EXE (110.82 KB)
  • WZQKPICK.EXE (513.32 KB)
  • WZSEPE32.EXE (665.32 KB)
  • WZSESS32.EXE (345.32 KB)
  • WZSRVR32.EXE (313.32 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 12.1.8519 of WinZip 12.1. You can find below info on other versions of WinZip 12.1:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip

The files below are left behind on your disk by WinZip 12.1's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\7ZXA.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\EXAMPLE.ZIP
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\LDCdBldr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\LHA.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\MYDOCS.WJF
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\MYDSKTOP.WJF
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\MYE-MAIL.WJF
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\MYFAVS.WJF
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\UNRAR.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\USRCOMBO.WJF
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\VirtCDRDrv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP.CHM
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZ32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZCAB.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZCAB3.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZCKTREE.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZEAY32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZFILVW.OCX
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZFLDVW.OCX
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZGDIP32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZIMGV32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZINST.CHM
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZMSG.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSEPE32.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSESS32.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSHLEX1.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSHLSTB.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSMTP.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZSRVR32.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZVINFO.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZWIA.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZWIZARD.CHM
  • C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZZPMAIL.DLL
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies\UserName@update.winzip[2].txt

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinZip Computing
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\166F59DC4C5A5F446AAACEDD192C048B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\WINZIP32_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\WINZIP32_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B8}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\166F59DC4C5A5F446AAACEDD192C048B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\WinZip\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B8}\

How to remove WinZip 12.1 from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinZip 12.1 is an application marketed by the software company WinZip Computing, S.L. . Some people decide to remove this application. This is hard because uninstalling this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY action to remove WinZip 12.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find WinZip 12.1 or simply click the Search feature and type in "WinZip 12.1". If it exists on your system the WinZip 12.1 program will be found automatically. Notice that when you select WinZip 12.1 in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding WinZip 12.1, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WinZip 12.1:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B8}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove WinZip 12.1.
Uninstall WinZip 12.1

8. After uninstalling WinZip 12.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of WinZip 12.1 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling WinZip 12.1 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WinZip 12.1 by WinZip Computing, S.L. from your PC, we are not saying that WinZip 12.1 by WinZip Computing, S.L. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove WinZip 12.1 in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:45:11.083