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  • 1.0 stars

    "The worst company out there"

    April 4, 2013  |   By falcondagger


    I wont buy it again


    I have used WinZip for more than 10 years now. I recently decided to upgrade and bought the latest version. When I tried to install it, it asked for the Activation Code and I entered the one that I was given. Well that didn't work, Not authorized! Several Months later (I forgot I bought it previously) I bought it again. Do I need to tell you what happened? This software and company has went from being a great peice of software and company to a (word that CNET wont let me say here, but ends with @#it. Look at all the other bad reviews here and elsewhere. Dont waste your money and use the zip the comes with windows or buy another companies software.


    Don't waste your time or money!

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  • Reply by JacquesatWinZip on April 11, 2013

    Hi Falcondagger,

    I'm sorry to hear that you had problems with your registration code. I invite you to send an email to help(at)winzip(dot)com to explain your problem. They should be able to help you out. Please remember to include your original activation code.

    Also, if you already own a registered version of Winzip, you are entitled to a 50% rebate for the latest release. Please go to for further instructions.

    Kind regards,


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