When SafeGuard Enterprise Data Exchange is installed, there is a performance loss in Winzip

  • Article ID: 108725
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2011

How to avoid a slowing-down of opening compressed files with Winzip if SafeGuard Enterprise Data Exchange is installed on the same machine.

Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

SafeGuard Data Exchange

Operating systems
All supported operating systems

What To Do

To avoid this, exclude the Winzip executable from the file filter driver.

Add the value WINZIP32.exe to the registry key shown below:


You must complete the entry with a ; (semi-colon) and reboot the system after the change.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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