What is BestZiper

BestZiper has been categorized as an unwanted piece of software that displays annoying ads, slows down the browsing speed, and runs stealth collection of personal data. Initially, it is presented as a useful add-on and desktop application helping users archive and unzip their files. Even though this may be helpful for some people indeed, there is hardly any room to trust BestZiper. As we mentioned, it features a number of intrusive ads stacked and laid over each other on any website you open. Various coupons, text ads, banners, and pop-ups are likely to store redirects to unwanted, malicious, or fake pages offering to download some software or updates. In addition to that, you may see such ads marked under tags like Powered by BestZiper, Brought to you by BestZiper, RocketTab powered by BestZiper, Ads by BestZiper or Ads powered by BestZiper. These and more changes imposed by BestZiper serve as tools helping frauds earn illegal money. The adware may also gather your data (e.g. passwords, IP-addresses, geolocations, etc) and sell it to third-party figures. Considering these threats are present, there is no doubt BestZiper has to be removed from your system. However, in most cases, it ends up being a struggle to delete BestZiper for users facing such infections for the first time. This is why we decided to make instructions explaining how to get rid of BestZiper completely.

How BestZiper infected your computer

Software like BestZiper is often distributed via “bundling” methods. In other words, it can be spread along with other free, pirated, or cracked software downloaded from the web. This software is usually repacked containing third-party programs as promotional offers. As a rule, they are hidden inside of “Advanced” and “Custom” sections that most people ignore. It is also possible they are included as part of the “Recommended” type of installation. To avoid unwanted infections, it is worth taking a look at what is proposed during the setup. IN case you see any additional sections or offers, make sure to deselect them before hitting the “Install” button. Therefore, it is possible that BestZiper could be missed the same way as well. In order to stay protected against such threats in the future, it is important to maintain self-awareness as well as evaluate risks whilst using unofficial or pirated software from suspicious resources. Below, we will also show you a number of tips that will ensure better protection against unwanted and malicious software.

  1. Download BestZiper Removal Tool
  2. Remove/Uninstall BestZiper from Control Panel and Applications
  3. Remove BestZiper extensions from browsers
  4. Reset browser search and homepage settings
  5. Block BestZiper search redirects
  6. How to protect from threats like BestZiper

Download Removal Tool for Windows

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To remove BestZiper completely, we recommend you to use WiperSoft AntiSpyware from WiperSoft. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of BestZiper and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

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Download CleanMyMac

To remove BestZiper completely, we recommend you to use CleanMyMac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of BestZiper and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from browsers.

Remove BestZiper manually for free

Here is the manual step-by-step tutorial for full BestZiper removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of the BestZiper installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove BestZiper from Control Panel or Applications

To start removing BestZiper you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “BestZiper”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Mac.

Remove BestZiper from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. BestZiper might have an Uninstaller.
  3. Otherwise, drag BestZiper from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Remove BestZiper from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove BestZiper from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program and click Uninstall.

Remove BestZiper from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program, click Uninstall.

Remove BestZiper from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall BestZiper from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall BestZiper

In some cases, BestZiper won’t uninstall and gives you a message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall BestZiper. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing the BestZiper folder and files. This happens because the process or service does not allow you to do it. In this case, I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall BestZiper in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove BestZiper or other recently installed suspicious program

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

and for Mac:

If you can’t uninstall BestZiper using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of BestZiper. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag BestZiper from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with BestZiper.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling BestZiper from Control Panel often does not bring the desired effect. It sometimes has browser extension and it may still be active in Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove BestZiper related extensions from your browsers manually.

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find BestZiper extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find BestZiper extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose BestZiper extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove BestZiper from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable BestZiper, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable or BestZiper extension.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, BestZiper does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find BestZiper extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Remove following files, folders and registry keys

Files and folders:


C:\Program Files\BestZiper
BestZiper.exe

Registry keys


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\BestZiper

How to block ads and pop-ups from BestZiper

BestZiper push notifications, in most cases, are caused by a program installed on your PC or add-on installed in browsers. However, sometimes it can appear on a clean computer when visiting a malicious website, using an advertising script. Also, apps that generate “BestZiper” ads and banners are themselves installed from pop-ups. To protect your PC and browsers from phishing websites, pop-up ads, banners, malicious scripts it is recommended to use AdGuard. Download free trial here:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs, like BestZiper, may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of the anti-malware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and anti-malware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats, like BestZiper.

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