Remove Zip Cruncher Quickly From Computer


I was using PC and doing some useful work. I need a zip software to make my file protective and send it to the other PC from my mail. I was searching online the software which can be suitable as per my work. Suddenly I saw an icon on my browser and I clicked on that. It will get redirected to its site and open a free software download site. I have used it and getting some kind of annoying problems in my PC How to remove it please help me.

Zip Cruncher description

Zip Cruncher is a software which has the website as It is promoted by one click file compressor and extractor for the Windows. The Zip Cruncher is the rival of shareware such as Win RAR and Winzip and as well as the free tools such as PeaZip and 7Zip. The Zip Cruncher can be downloaded as free and you don't need to pay the subscription fee for unlocking the features.

The security researcher has analyzed that Zip Cruncher is a potentially unwanted program which has developed by the Meme Ltd. And also found that this PUP is designed to modify the homepage, new tab page and default search settings. You may found a browser extension titled as Zip Cruncher in your default browser like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and etc. Which loads when user click on the icon on the navigation panel. It allow user to open different archive files and content to the disk which can be downloaded. It show the personalized advertisements in the pop-Windows, floating ad boxes and banners.

How does Zip Cruncher invade inside your system?

Zip Cruncher invade inside the system via network and easily slip in the computer by creating the use of deceptive methods. Mainly this infection get spread by the downloading of third party software application through the untrusted website. Moreover,social engineering, visiting porn site, opening spam attachments, peer to peer file transfer network, clicking malicious link etc also invade the Zip Cruncher into the PC.

Why Zip Cruncher dangerous?

Zip Cruncher does not only disturb the online surfing but also trick users for the online scam in order to gain more and more money. It monitors the activities of online session and display several discount offers and deals. Users should not trust on such malicious application that end up with severe financial crisis problems for the user. Zip Cruncher also misguide the users on different unknown websites and block the access of legit web page.


Zip Cruncher also download the different malware infection in the PC that make the system vulnerable and collect sensitive information. You system get victimized and proves very risky for the user's privacy.

Zip Cruncher is very risky and if you have this virus you should quickly remove from your computer. The instructions are given below. You can follow the steps and make your PC secure.

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How to Uninstall Zip Cruncher from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Zip Cruncher

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall Zip Cruncher from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for Zip Cruncher or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall Zip Cruncher ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove Zip Cruncher from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious Zip Cruncher entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove Zip Cruncher from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove Zip Cruncher and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove Zip Cruncher from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Zip Cruncher extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall Zip Cruncher from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select Zip Cruncher related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Zip Cruncher
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block Zip Cruncher on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select Zip Cruncher or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to Zip Cruncher.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete Zip Cruncher permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of Zip Cruncher on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Zip Cruncher. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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