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Spybot’s system scan freezes at Zlob.ZipCodec

March 22nd, 2016

This problem was caused by a minor issue in the Spybot program. We are now providing a small installer that will correct this issue on your PC.


  • The scan proceeds as normal, but will stop progressing at Zlob.ZipCodec and won’t appear to finish.
  • The “Settings” button in the Start Center is unresponsive when clicked.


  • If you are experiencing this issue, simply download and run this small installer.

    This installer replaces a file that was identified to cause the issue.

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FAQ Category: File Scan, General, Known Issues, Settings, Spybot 2, Start Center

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