Home > Windows files > zstatus.exe

What does the zstatus.exe file do?

The zstatus.exe process is also known as zstatus and is a part of Zenographics zstatus. This software is produced by Zenographics (www.zenographics.com). An obsolete or defective version of zstatus.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

Free PC Check

Take advantage of our Free Computer Check to identify problems with zstatus.exe

Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.

What you should know about zstatus.exe zstatus

zstatus.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Zstatus.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 36,864 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The zstatus file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer. For this reason, 25% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves zstatus.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about zstatus?

System Tray status monitor
System Tray status monitor - monitors task for Hewlett-Packard LaserJet 1000 range of printers
System Tray status monitor task for Hewlett-Packard’s LaserJet 1000 range of printers. This task displays various status information about your printer and print jobs.
Zoltan Fekete
I work for the company, the program is harmless - monitors printer status.
Erik Knepfler
download zstatus.exe

Summary: 4 users judge zstatus.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Zenographics zstatus

zstatus.exe zstatus fix

To remove zstatus from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Zenographics zstatus in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if zstatus.exe (zstatus) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of zstatus. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for zstatus or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or zstatus.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

Users with an interest in zstatus.exe have also been interested in: zstatus.exe [index]