What is Wzqkpick.exe?

WinZip Quick Pick, or wzqkpick.exe, is associated with WinZip – one of the most popular and widely used file archive program. Introduced first with WinZip version 8.1, this process places an icon for WinZip in your system tray.

You can use the taskbar icon for quick access to WinZip and your Zip files. Right-click the WinZip taskbar icon to start WinZip or to get instant access to recently used Zip files, favorite zip folders, and WinZip Help.

File Information

By default, the file is located in a subfolder of %ProgramFiles% folder.

Note: %ProgramFiles% is a variable and refers the Program Files folder on your computer. The default path is C:\Program Files

The most common size of this file in Windows XP is 118,784 bytes. Other known sizes of this file in Windows XP are – 525,640 bytes, 106,560 bytes, 394,856 bytes, 525,664 byte, 122,880 bytes, 389,120 bytes, and 177,364 bytes.

CPU Usage Report

Wzqkpick.exe is not known to be CPU intensive. In other words, this process is not likely to record high CPU usage and cause performance-related issues on your computer.

Startup Information

By default, the process loads automatically everytime you start Windows. With that said, it is important to note that you can safely remove this process from your startup sequence, as it is not really required to start with the Windows boot process.

How to Disable Wzqkpick.exe at Startup

You may use either of the following methods to remove wzqkpick.exe from your startup sequence.

Method 1

  1. Right-click WinZip icon in your system tray, and then click Open.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Select Configuration.
  4. Uncheck the box before Include WinZip Quick Pick in the taskbar tray.

Method 2

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Run.
  3. Type msconfig in the Open dialog box, and then press Enter.
  4. Click Startup.
  5. Locate and clear the box before wzqkpick.exe or WinZip.
  6. Click Apply to save the changes, and then click OK.

Wzqkpick.exe – Security Report

This is a safe file and has never been known to be associated with malware. However, malware programs may use processes that have similar names to wzqkick.exe, such as wzzqkick.exe, wzqqkick.exe, or wzqkkpick.exe to escape detection. So, we recommend that you exercise caution if you notice slightly misspelled wzqkpick.exe processes running on your computer (to check the processes running on your computer, press Ctrl+Alt+Del, and then click the Processes tab). The best way to ensure that only legitimate files are running on your computer is by running a virus scan using a reliable antivirus software. It is essential that you update your antivirus tool with the latest virus definitions before running a scan. This will allow your protective software to identify and take corrective actions against the latest malware.