What is Wzqkpick.exe?
Wzqkpick.exe is the short form of WinZip Quick Pick and was introduced with WinZip version 8.1. The wzqkpick.exe process places an icon on your system tray for quick access to WinZip. You can also access recently open Zip files or Favorite Zip folders by right-clicking on the icon.
By default, Wzqkpick.exe is located in the C:\Program Files\WinZip folder. The most common size of the file is 118,784 bytes. Other known sizes of wzqkpick.exe are – 106,560, 122,880, 394,856, 177,364, and 415,072 bytes.
Can wzqkpick.exe be safely removed from startup?
Yes, and it is also recommended that you do so. By default, this process loads automatically when you start your PC. Wzqkpick.exe does not do much besides placing an icon for quick access to WinZip and its files from the system tray, enabling you to easily access the program by double-clicking the WinZip icon on your desktop or from the Start menu. Remember, all startup programs use some amount of system resources and it is wise to get rid of those programs that are not essential. To remove the wzqkpick.exe process from the startup sequence, perform the following steps:
Is Wzqkpick.exe a Virus?
No, the genuine wzqkpick.exe file is safe and does not present any security threat to your system. However, having said that, writers of malware programs, such as virus, worms, Trojans, spyware, and adware deliberately give their malicious files similar names as many legitimate processes. It is prudent to be aware of the processes running on your PC. This list can be viewed by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del and then by opening the Processes tab in the Windows Task Manager window. If more than one wzqkpick.exe process is running on the system, it indicates a malware infection. To remove the unsolicited wzqkpick.exe file, we recommend you perform a virus scan of your entire system using a reliable antivirus tool, such as Antivirus Plus and antispyware tool, such StopZilla.
You can also remove the wzqkpick.exe virus manually. To do this, you will first need to enable the Show hidden files or folder option.
Now perform the following steps to remove the wzqkpick.exe virus from your system:
After you have removed the wzqkpick.exe virus, it is recommended that you scan your registry using a reliable registry cleaning tool, such as RegGenie, to remove any invalid, corrupt or obsolete entries that may have been added to the registry by this malware.
Driver Update: Some EXE errors are related to driver problems such as obsolete, outdated or incompatible drivers. A driver update tool is recommended to scan your system for corrupted and outdated drivers and to ensure that all your drivers stay up-to-date.
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