What is Zippyshare.com?

Zippyshare.com is a regular browser hijacker that comes to the computer without the user’s consent. Outwardly, this looks like a regular search page, such as Yahoo, Bing, Google and so on. Moreover, according to the developers, this improves the quality of the browser, the quality of search results and much more. It also offers convenient buttons for quick access to popular sites and social pages. In reality, Zippyshare.com is very annoying to the user, because changing the browser settings constantly redirects the user to third-party sites. We strongly recommend that you get rid of Zippyshare.com right now using our recommendations.

Zippyshare.com Hijacker

How Zippyshare.com gets on your PC?

Zippyshare.com comes on the computer without user consent. As a rule, potentially unwanted software comes bundled with free software, such as players, archivers, converters and more. Most users do not notice the penetration of malicious software. Also, many antiviruses do not have such programs in their bases. You need to follow the rules, which can help you to avoid malicious software. Always read the Terms of Service. Follow the installation process and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Remove the check mark from components of the program, which is questionable. Use special software that can protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Zippyshare.com now.

How to remove Zippyshare.com from your computer?

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

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Zippyshare.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Zippyshare.com.

Recommended Solution:

Norton – fully removes all instances of Zippyshare.com – files, folders, registry keys.


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Alternative Solution:

Anti-Spyware – detects files, registry values and folders of Zippyshare.com.


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You can try both of these products to remove Zippyshare.com

Or uninstall Zippyshare.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Zippyshare.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Zippyshare.com.
  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 Zippyshare.com 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 Zippyshare.com, 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 Zippyshare.com 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 Zippyshare.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Zippyshare.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Zippyshare.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Zippyshare.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Zippyshare.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Zippyshare.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

One comment

  1. buongiorno,
    ho windows 10 ed utilizzo Chromo. Regolarmente mi escono le notifiche “laterali” di windows marchiate 40 ZIPPY SHARE dal lato destro del pc. Ho cercato nei programmi ma non ho zippy share, ho anche provato a capire se fosse una estensione di chrome ma non lo è.
    NOn riesco a capire q auesto punto come toglierla e dove andarla a cercare.

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