WinZip 12.1 WinZip 12.1

How 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.

The files below were left behind on your disk by WinZip 12.1's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_WinZip_WINZIP32_EXE
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\WinZip Pro 23.0 Build 13300 + Keygen [CracksMind].torrent
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\BitTorrent\WinZip Pro 24.0 Build 13618.rar.torrent

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinZip Computing

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\PROGRA~1\WINZIP\winzip32.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-229942683-3340318470-3887875298-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume1\PROGRA~1\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-229942683-3340318470-3887875298-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~1\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE

A way to remove WinZip 12.1 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinZip 12.1 is an application by WinZip Computing, S.L. . Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this application. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand takes some experience related to PCs. One of the best EASY procedure to erase WinZip 12.1 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate WinZip 12.1 or simply click the Search field and type in "WinZip 12.1". The WinZip 12.1 application will be found automatically. When you click WinZip 12.1 in the list of apps, some information about the application is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about WinZip 12.1, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for WinZip 12.1:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{CD95F661-A5C4-44F5-A6AA-ECDD91C240B8}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove WinZip 12.1.
Uninstall WinZip 12.1

8. After uninstalling WinZip 12.1, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong WinZip 12.1 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing WinZip 12.1 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall 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 application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall WinZip 12.1 supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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