WinZipper.exe stands for a potentially unwanted and even quite dangerous program involved in operation of several nasty browser hijackers, such as Youndoo, Nuesearch, etc. These hijackers and WinZipper.exe program are typically installed into the system through being bundled by default with some other cost-free programs. Users who surf the web rapidly need to make sure that they do not authorize all sorts of malicious applications into their PCs.
The goal of WinZipper.exe is to prevent you from removing those nasty browser hijackers. You may change the home page of your browser back to google.com, however, WinZipper.exe will do its malicious job of restoring these unwanted settings back into your browser. So, you will still keep facing your browser to be hijacked.
Users may trace WinZipper.exe through the Task Manager of their PCs. However, the problem is that they will not be able to delete this malicious application in a regular way. The hijacker and WinZipper.exe are protected by other applications which make it really complicated for you to get rid of them all.
We suggest that you remove WinZipper.exe virus from your system by thoroughly scanning the system with a proven anti-malware tool named GridinSoft Anti-Malware. You will need to delete the infections it finds and to reset your browsers with its help as shown in the remainder of the tutorial.
WinZipper.exe virus automatic removal tool:
WinZipper.exe removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with WinZipper.exe virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):