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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


SevenZip seems to be a reliable application at first sight. If you go to its official website, which is, you will notice immediately that SevenZip promises to open and decompress .rar, .zip, .tar, .wim, and other packages. It also says that you will be able to “easily share files with your friends.” It seems to be a decent program. Besides, users can download it completely free-of-charge, so it is not surprising at all that many people download it and install it on their systems. We do not say that you cannot do that; however, we still want to warn you that SevenZip is known to be a potentially unwanted application (PUP). If you notice that it acts in an annoying or simply undesirable way, you can eliminate it from your system rather easily. We believe that you should do the same if SevenZip has managed to slither onto your computer without permission too. More information on the SevenZip removal will be provided farther in this article.

It seems that SevenZip is going to act as it promises; however, you still have to be cautious with it because it turns out be a copy of a legitimate program 7-Zip. As it is not an original program, there is a slight possibility that it will be modified by cyber criminals and it will start to act somehow undesirably. In most cases, people who have ever encountered potentially unwanted programs say that they start seeing ads on applications later on. There is also a possibility that a potentially unwanted program will use your Internet connection without permission and collect some non-personal details. Of course, SevenZip might act somehow differently or simply perform its primary function, i.e. to open and decompress packages only.

Even though it is unclear whether or not SevenZip will do something suspicious, there is no doubt that it can be put into the category of potentially unwanted programs because it comes bundled with various untrustworthy applications, for example, Wajam (adware), AnySend (adware), and (browser hijacker). If you install such a software bundle on your PC, you allow a bunch of untrustworthy programs on your computer. As SevenZip is a part of it, there is a slight possibility that it is programmed to do something too. In the opinion of specialists working at, you should delete SevenZip and install the original 7-Zip software which acts in a decent way.

Unfortunately, nowadays there are hundreds of untrustworthy programs and you can prevent them from entering only by installing a really powerful security tool, such as SpyHunter. Our specialists also suggest being more cautious during the installation of new software. Besides, you should stop downloading programs from third-party web pages.

It is up to you what to do with SevenZip, but we believe that you should eliminate it because it is unclear whether it will not start acting in a bad way. It will not be difficult to erase it via Control Panel but we have still prepared and placed the manual removal instructions below this article for you. You should not forget scanning your system with an automatic tool too because it is a must to remove those adware programs, browser hijackers, and other threats that slithered onto your PC together with SevenZip potentially unwanted program.

How to delete SevenZip from PC

Windows XP

  1. Navigate to the bottom-left corner and click Start.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the suspicious application on the list and select it.
  4. Click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Open Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on SevenZip.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1/10

  1. Open RUN by tapping the Windows key and R simultaneously.
  2. Enter Control Panel in the box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the undesirable software.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button to erase it from your PC.
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