Some files you may download could be in an archive ZIX format. In order to read such file formats, after downloading the file, you need to install WinZix. However Installing WinZixManager.dll can compromise the security of your system as this file contains four viruses that cannot be deleted. This problem remains even if they are uninstalled. Ideally you move and quarantine this file. We will show you how to do so in this article.
How to Download and Install WinZix
You can use the services created by the WinZix suite
which not only retrieve the file in this format but also identify the virus.
You may install a file and receive a message telling you to install WINZIX on your computer. This program is a virus and can damage your computer.
Identifying the Viruses
WINZIX contains four viruses identified as:
- WinZix A
- WinZix B
- WinZix C
- WinZix D
You will be unable to delete these files and should instead quarantine them to prevent further damage to your PC.
Alternative to WinZix
UnZixWin is a legitimate alternative to WinZix that will not harm your computer. It is one of the most powerful softwares for clearing out .zix file extensions. You can download it here
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