What is PepperZip?

PepperZip is yet another potentially unwanted program; however, this one is far more dangerous than the previously reported Advanced Cleaner Pro, PC Optimizer Pro, or other unreliable PUPs that require removal. This devious application not only asks its users to pay money for questionable services, but also silently installs a potentially dangerous Trojan. Even though it is not difficult to remove PepperZip, the Trojan is unpredictable, and the infections related to it could be much more malicious than the PUP itself. Do you know how the Trojan works? Do you know how to detect and delete it from your operating system? Do you know how to delete the potentially unwanted program PepperZip? These are the questions that we have addressed in this report.testtesttest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does PepperZip work? malware researchers have found out that PepperZip is promoted as a legitimate application at Here, the PUP is presented as a highly useful tool that is supposed to help you create, unpack, and compress archive files. What is disturbing is that PepperZip is presented as a free application, even when it is not the case. If you download the suspicious program, sooner or later you will be presented with a notification suggesting that your “trial period has expired.” You will be offered to upgrade the trial version to the “unlimited” version for $14. Do not waste your money on a program that deserves removal. Overall, getting PepperZip deleted is not the biggest issue that you will have. As mentioned before, the PUP installs a dangerous Trojan, and it is far more important to delete this threat first. If you postpone the removal, even more threats could be installed without your notice.

Delete the PepperZip-related Trojan

The PepperZip-related Trojan can be identified by the score.exe or rcore.exe files. This Trojan will get installed into the Windows directory, and it will perform silent communication to remote servers. It is most likely that this Trojan will work as a malware dropper, which means that you have to delete it as soon as possible. If you do not delete the Trojan, clandestine adware, spyware, keyloggers, rogue malware removers, and other infections could be infiltrated. Unfortunately, most users do not notice the existence of the Trojan and delete PepperZip without ever realizing where the Trojan has come from. Are you struggling with the removal of IdleCrawler, VuuPC, LookSafe, and similar unfamiliar applications already? Even though the Trojan can download malware, these threats are more likely to have entered your operating system bundled with PepperZip. Needless to say, these threats require removal as well.

How to remove PepperZip

PepperZip is a potentially unwanted program, and you can delete it using our manual removal guide. The removal of the Trojan and the related infections is not as straightforward. If you cannot terminate the malicious processes, delete the files, and remove the registry keys yourself, because you do not have any experience, you should consider using automatic malware removal software. Install SpyHunter, an automatic malware remover that will delete PepperZip and will remove all malicious infections.

Remove PepperZip

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Navigate to the left of the Taskbar and click the Start button to open a user menu.
  2. Select Control Panel to open a menu with different options and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Now select and Remove the undesirable application.

Remove from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Navigate to the Taskbar and click the Windows logo to open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel to open a menu with different options and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Access the Metro UI menu, right-click on the screen, and select All apps.
  2. Select Control Panel, then move to Uninstall a program, and find PepperZip.
  3. Right-click the application and click Uninstall to delete it from your operating system. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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