|Disable Compressed Folders (Windows Me/XP)|
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Windows Me and XP include a built-in feature to manage compressed ZIP files and folders. This tweak allows you to disable it and install a third-party application.
To disable the compressed folder feature click on Start -> Run and enter the following command:
regsvr32 /u zipfldr.dll
To enable ZIP folder support run this command:
Restart Windows for the change to take effect.
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: February 4, 2002