Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security – Uninstall 2013/2012

January 14, 2013 Updated: How to Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013?

To completely remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013, you need to remove the potentially unwanted ZoneAlarm toolbar and restore your currently installed web browsers like Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and more. Furthermore, you may also check and get rid of the optional ZoneAlarm search and manually delete the downloaded antivirus definitions. If you just cannot complete the express install of the new ZoneAlarm Extreme Security v2013, please download and install the following uninstaller program on your computer to perform a clean removal for this new Check Point product!

Review: How did you install ZoneAlarm Extreme Security v2013?

Step 1: ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Install

  • Additional programs:
    • Make ZoneAlarm search my homepage
    • Install ZoneAlarm toolbar (By default)
    • Make ZoneAlarm my default search

Step 2: Installation version

  • Light Package (65 MB) (By default)
  • Full Package (100 MB)

How do I completely remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 on Windows 8?

You should also use the following recommended checklists to fully remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013:

  • First of all, you just CANNOT remove the newly installed ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 without a reboot!
  • Remove the main application from programs list. (Run this uninstaller if you need help or need to perform a force removal option right away.)
  • Remove its optional and/or recommended items like its toolbar.
  • Find and clean the additional leftovers file and registry entry.
  1. Logged on to my Win8 as admin, I first save all my personal files and other unsaved programs.
  2. Click Shown hidden icons in Taskbar; find the following letter Z on the list; right-click on it, run the option Exit at the bottom of the displayed menu.
  3. To properly exit the running ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 program, I click the Yes button on the following Shut down window.
  4. Then I open Control Panel on Desktop, Uninstall a program and then I find the following associated programs on the following Uninstall or change a program:
    • ZoneAlarm Do Not Track Add-on 2.2.5.1213 (Publisher, Abine; size, 2.71 MB)
    • ZoneAlarm Extreme Security (Product version, 11.0.000.038; size, 372 MB)
    • ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar
  5. To automatically remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013, I first locate it in the list, then I launch the Uninstall option for it.
  6. Then I choose the Uninstall option from the following ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Uninstall window to proceed with it.
  7. Then I need to answer Yes to the following dialog from ZA suite, "Are you sure you want to uninstall ZoneAlarm Extreme Security from this computer?".
  8. Then ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Uninstall automatically perform my requested operation like "stopping running client", "Uninstalling ZoneAlarm Extreme Security " and more.
  9. Then ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Uninstall tells me that "Finished uninstalling products.". I click the orange FINISH button on the bottom right of it.
  10. Then I’m informed that "Your computer needs to be restarted for the uninstall to complete. Click ‘Yes’ to restart now and ‘No’ to restart later.". I do so as I’m told.
  11. So far, I’ve successfully uninstalled ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 from my system, and you? Need help? Download and run this perfect uninstaller program on your computer to force remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013.
  12. To fully remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013, I need to uninstall other two Check Point’s products from Uninstall or change a program list. You know that.
  13. Launching the Uninstall option for ZoneAlarm Do Not Track Add-on 2.2.5.1213, I click Yes on the following ZoneAlarm Do Not Track Add-on Uninstall, "Are you sure you want to completely remove ZoneAlarm Do Not Track Add-on and all of its components?".
  14. Then ZoneAlarm Do Not Track Add-on Uninstall inform me that it was successfully removed from my computer.
  15. Then I need to close the following Abine page, saying "Thank you for using DoNotTrackMe. We’re sorry to see you go. Our developers are constantly working to improve DoNotTrackMe, and rely on user feedback to guide us. Please let us know why you’re uninstalling, and leave your email if you’re interested in hearing back from us.". If you’d like to complete the following uninstall survey, please type your experience, then hit the Submit button. Encountered some errors? Try this force uninstall option for that DoNotTrackMe plugin to fully remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013.
  16. I manually reboot my PC again then. I double-click on ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar on Programs and Features list to entirely remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 product.
  17. Then the following ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar Uninstall inform me that "Browser restart is required to complete the uninstall process! Click Ok to uninstall and restart the open browsers now(.)". I follow it.
  18. Then I click Close button on the following ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar Uninstall: Com… window. You had difficulties uninstalling this ZoneAlarm’s plugin? You try to use this powerful uninstall tool on your Windows.
  19. Then I open my currently installed browser programs, Mozilla Firefox 17 and Internet Explorer 10.
  20. I first manually remove Search By ZoneAlarm from the following Manage Search Engine List.
  21. Then I select the following Restore to Default option for my Mozilla’s Home Page to cleanly remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013.
  22. Remember to remove the following remaining ZoneAlarm Do Not Track 2.2.5.1213 from Mozilla’s Add-ons Manager. Then follow it to re-open your own Mozilla software. Need assistance on this "Do Not Track" uninstalling? Save this smart uninstall tool on your computer, run it later on.
  23. Similarly, I first launch the following Use new tab option from my IE10 Home page. Then I directly click OK on Internet Options. Then I close and re-run Windows Internet Explorer 10 to ensure I’ve fully removed ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013.
  24. Anti-Virus or other software conflicting problems is something you should know, right? Then I manually search and remove those unwanted ZoneAlarm traces to thoroughly remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013 on my device. You just cannot detect and clean all of those leftover files and registry keys, try this uninstaller tool to perform a clean & complete uninstall of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2013.

Are you having a hard time removing ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 completely from Windows 7/Vista/XP?

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 provides a comprehensive security suite to protects your PC, but sometimes this program just become an annoying problem as it is hard to be removed, some people would still receive the message of “Zonealarm Antivirus was off” from Windows Security Center even though you think have removed ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 from the add/remove program, that usually indicates the program is not uninstalled properly & completely.

Is there an easy way to thoroughly get rid of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 without trace? Luckily you are in the right place. Please follow the given instruction below to solve this uninstall problem.

How to Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 automatically

For the average computer user, we highly recommend Max Uninstaller to help you take care of the uninstall of it, it is fast and effective, you can refer to the below video demonstration to see how I removed ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 easily within a few clicks, it is definitely a time and energy saving solution for you.

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 Uninstall video demonstration

Step1: Download Max Uninstaller here, double click the setup file to install in into your computer.

Step2: Open Max Uninstaller, locate and select ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 icon in the right hand program list, and click “Run Analysis” button on the left hand bottom.

Step3: After all files and associated registry entries of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 were scanned out, click “Complete Uninstall” button in the program, and click Yes on the prompted message to start the removal of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012.

Step4: The standard uninstall of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 will be completed in a few seconds, then click the Scan Leftovers button.

Step5: Max Uninstaller is now scanning over your computer to see what’s left behind in the system related to the ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012. Once it finished, Click Delete Leftovers to thoroughly remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 and all of its leftovers.

Step6: Click OK to finish the removal of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012.

Congratulations! Now you have successfully remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 completely from your computer.

Benefits of using Max Uninstaller

  • Uninstall ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 program forcibly.
  • Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 leftover registry files/folders
  • Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 safely without errors.

How to Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 manually

If you prefer to manually remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 rather than using third-party uninstaller software, the below steps may help you. But we strongly recommend you to use Max Uninstaller to handle the removal to save your time and energy.

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 information review

  • Title: Support Info
  • ZoneAlarm Extreme Security
  • Use the following information to get technical support for ZoneAlarm Extreme Security
  • Publisher: CheckPoint
  • Version: 10.0.250.000

Unlike other programs, there is no way to reach the uninstaller of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 through Start – Programs – checkpoint – ZoneAlarm(See the below screenshot), you’ll need to remove it from Windows Add/Remove program.

Uninstall ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 from Control Panel

  • Click Start button – go to Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs
  • Locate ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012, click the Remove button.

  • You then receive a pop up telling you that “To remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security file from your computer click Uninstall. Note: To transfer your setting to a higher version of this product, do not uninstall, install the new product over this one.” You can Ignore the optional survey, click the uninstall button under the window.
  • You’ll receive message asking you “are you sure to uninstall ZoneAlarm Extreme Security from this computer?” Click Yes to confirm.

  • The wizard is now uninstalling ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012
  • After the uninstallation finished, you’ll be inform to restart your computer, click the restart button to proceed.
  • Note: Please make sure you have turn off ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 and end all of the related process, you may press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open Windows Task Manager and check for the process there.

    Sometimes ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 can not be removed through Add/Remove program due to certain software corruption issues. In such cases, go delete the installation folder of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 directly.

    How to remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 installation folder

    Open My Computer and locate installation folder of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012, usually the folder name is “CheckPoint”. Right click on it and select Delete, then back to the desktop, right click Windows Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

    ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 installation folder review

    Check Point Folder Contents

    Install Folder and ZAforce Field folder contents

    ZoneAlarm Folder contents

    Remove ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 registry entries

    To make sure a complete removal of ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012, you’ll have to remove its registry entries as well. Simply perform the below steps. Keep in mind that, modifying the Windows registry is a kind of serious task, any mistaken operation could impact the whole system. In order to avoid unnecessary troubles, it is better to make yourselves clear with the operation of Registry Editor before you start.

    • Click on Start menu – Click Run.
    • Type “regedit” in the box and hit OK to open Windows Registry Editor.
    • Navigate and expend the registry tree by using the “+” or “>” sign to locate below registry keys related to ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012, then right click on them to delete them all.

    ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 registry entries list

    My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Zone Labs

    My Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm

    My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\TrueVector

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\TrueVector\LocalStoreDir

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\TrueVector\LogStoreDir

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\Diagnostics

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\Registration

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\Registration\10.1.079.000

    Note: Do make sure all the keys related are deleted, otherwise ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2012 will not be removed completely, that may causes you troubles while installing other security software.

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