What is PepperZip?

PepperZip is a rogue application that takes a disguise of a application for unzipping and archiving files. The version that is available for downloading is trial and, despite the trial period is about 30 days, PepperZip says that the period is over with the first launch. For the full version of program the developers of PepperZip demand $14. Moreover, PepperZip possesses the features of adware, and many users noticed the increase of ads displayed on webpages. Since there are other free safe programs that can perform the same functions, it’s better to remove PepperZip.


How PepperZip gets on your PC?

PepperZip is promoted at pepperware.net as one of the legitimate products. However, it is not the main method of its distribution. In order to spread the application on as many systems as possible, the developers make agreements with the producers of other software, who insert PepperZip into their installers. Usually this is performed underhand of the user. To see if the setup has attached software, change the installation mode to Advanced and look thoroughly through its steps.

How to remove PepperZip from your computer?

To uninstall PepperZip remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have PepperZip in their database. You can try to use them for removing PepperZip.

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You can try both of these products to remove PepperZip

Or uninstall PepperZip manually.

Step 1: Remove PepperZip from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PepperZip.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PepperZip and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PepperZip, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate PepperZip and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove PepperZip from your browser.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of PepperZip:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PepperZip
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\PepperZip

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