What is zip.dll?

zip.dll is part of avp and developed by Melkosoft Corporation according to the zip.dll version information.

zip.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{8a5858ca-d373-4ccc-a8c5-8b915e92bd6e}\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on zip.dll:

Product nameavp
Company nameMelkosoft Corporation
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2007
Product version1, 0, 1, 0
File version1, 0, 1, 0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameavp
Company nameMelkosoft Corporation
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2007
Product version1, 0, 1, 0
File version1, 0, 1, 0

Hashes [?]


What will you do with zip.dll?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with zip.dll. 30% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 20 users.

User vote results: There were 6 votes to remove and 14 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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3 thumbs

Here is what the anti-virus programs say about the file:

File: zip.dll
MD5: a91dcf73f8d1109bae30beab6a614ca9

Scanner results
Scan taken on 17 Jan 2009 23:50:10 (GMT)
A-Squared Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.BHO.co!IK
AntiVir Found TR/Dldr.BHO.CO
ArcaVir Found Trojan.Downloader.Bho.Co
Avast Found Win32:BHO-MZ
AVG Antivirus Found BHO.DCN
BitDefender Found Trojan.Clicker.Zirit.I
ClamAV Found Trojan.Downloader-24129
CPsecure Found Troj.Downloader.W32.Aphex.020
Dr.Web Found Trojan.Click.17498
F-Prot Antivirus Found W32/Agent.Z.gen!Eldorado
F-Secure Anti-Virus Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.BHO.co
G DATA Found nothing
Ikarus Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.BHO.co
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.BHO.co
NOD32 Found Win32/BHO.NCG
Norman Virus Control Found W32/DLoader.dam
Panda Antivirus Found Trj/Downloader.TTR
Sophos Antivirus Found Troj/Melko-A
VirusBuster Found Trojan.DL.BHO.GER
VBA32 Found Trojan-Downloader.Win32.BHO.co

# 17 Jan 2009, 15:51

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