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I have been attempting to reinstall Winzip courier having downloaded the 2015 .exe file from Winzip but Malwarebytes has quarantined the .exe file. How can I check whether this is a false positive and it will be safe to install the file? I would attach the file to this post except as an .exe file it is not listed as an accepted file type. 

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In its bundled with GoogleToolbar.  That probably where the detection come form.  It is not malicious per se.  It is junk that comes along with the WinZIP Self-Extracting installer.

It should ask if you want to install the bundled crap.  Just don't.


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The detection is legit. OpenCandy is potentially unwanted software because it comes bundled with other software or will download other software.
If you really want to use it, you will have to exclude it from detections.
Winzip for a while have bundled optimisation tools for PC. Many which we also detect. Plus you end up with "notification popups" advertising other stuff.
Want a free zipper aside from the inbuilt one Windows already has, try 7-zip. No added baggage and easy to use.

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