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Ways to get rid of thezip malicious program

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thezip is advertised as an archiver application like WinRAR or 7-Zip. But in truth this is an adware and malware program. It uses deceptive ways to break into your system and start to mess with your computer. This malicious program has spread to lots of computers and should be removed as soon as possible.


thezip get inside as an archiver program and starts to take some of your CPU and RAM to start a “thezipjs.exe” process. This process will slow your computer down it will be loaded around 300 times. It means there will be more than 345 processes in your task manager. Every one of them will send and receive internet packages in huge amount also loading your internet bandwidth.

How does thezip get into my system?

thezip uses already tested and common method of breaking in is called bundling. It will be installed along with another application. But besides that, viral advertising and email spam messaging is also a part of the spreading company.It is strongly recommended to remove thezip application and scan your computer for more malware and adware applications. Follow the removal instructions below to do that.

Removal tool for thezip:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with thezip in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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 Anti-Malware 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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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