How to uninstall WinZip

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The best way to remove WinZip from your system is to use the appropriate feature in the Apps and Features (or Control Panel) depending on the operating system installed.

If you do not find WinZip listed in your Apps and Features/Control Panel, information stored in the registry must have somehow become deleted. In this case, please check the related article about the manual uninstallation of the WinZip.

NOTE: Before uninstalling WinZip Courier you should close all running instances of:

Windows 8.1, Windows 10, and above

  1. Right-click the Start button and choose Apps and Features (or Programs and Features)
    Windows 10 or 8.1, right click Start
  2. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  3. Click Uninstall
  4. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

Windows 8.0

Note: Windows 8.1 users have the option to use this method as well.

  1. Open to or change to the Start menu screen
  2. Begin typing Control Panel
  3. Click on Control Panel when it displays
    Search for Control Panel
  4. Click Uninstall a program beneath Programs
    Note: If you are not using the Category view, open Programs and Features
    Windows 8 Control Panel
  5. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  6. Click Uninstall
  7. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

Windows 7

  1. Click Start and choose Control Panel
  2. Click Uninstall a program beneath Programs
    Note: If you are not using the Category view, open Programs and Features
    Windows 7 Control Panel
  3. Click the WinZip entry that is listed
  4. Click Uninstall
  5. Click Yes in the User Account Control dialog if it displays

macOS

  1. Launch WinZip for Mac
  2. From the menu bar click on the WinZip app menu and select Uninstall... from the drop-down menu
  3. Follow on-screen instructions to finish the process.

If you have additional questions about uninstalling or if you encounter errors, please submit a Technical Support ticket.

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