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How to uninstall WinZip

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Last updated: 21 May, 2014
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The best way to remove WinZip from your system is to use the appropriate feature in the Control Panel.

If you do not find WinZip listed in your Control Panel item, information stored in the registry must have somehow become deleted. In this case, please use the link at the bottom of this article for the steps necessary to manually uninstall WinZip. You are also welcome to contact Technical Support.


Windows 8

Two methods are listed for Windows 8.

Method 1: Windows 8.1

  1. Right click the Start button and choose Programs and Features

Windows 8.1 right click Start

  1. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  2. Click Uninstall
  3. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

Method 2: Windows 8.0 or Windows 8.1

  1. Open to or change to the Start menu screen
  2. Begin typing Control Panel
  3. Click on Control Panel when it displays

Search for Control Panel

  1. Click Uninstall a program beneath Programs
    Note: If you are not using the Category view, open Programs and Features

Windows 8 Control Panel

  1. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  2. Click Uninstall
  3. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click Start and choose Control Panel
  2. Click Uninstall a program beneath Programs
    Note: If you are not using the Category view, open Programs and Features

Windows 7 and Windows Visat Control Panel

  1. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  2. Click Uninstall
  3. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

Windows XP

  1. Click Start and open the Control Panel
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs

Windows XP Control Panel

  1. Click the WinZip entry in the list of programs
  2. Click Remove

If you have additional questions about uninstalling or if you encounter errors, please contact Technical Support.

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