Re: XP ZIP program malfunctioning



Kelly
07-09-2005, 11:21 PM
>Hey, it's what I'm here for. That, and to make cute comments sometimes.
>Hear this, Microsoft people? Start polishing up that MVP title for me.

Will pass this on for you, Al. Good luck! :o)

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Kelly (MS-MVP)

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"Al Smith" <invalid@address.com> wrote in message
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>> Thanks to all who replyed. This is the one I am answering because, goofy
>> as it sounds, it is the one that seems to have solved the problem. I had
>> thousands of small files on the drive/logical that I was attempting the
>> zipping on. The folder I zipped was 57megs in size and took about 35
>> seconds. But when I tried to extract the zipped files it took 9
>> minutes!!! BUT after deleting most of those thousands of files I ran a
>> test with another folder of 57megs. The zip time was the same, about 35
>> seconds. But the extraction time was much faster - about 45 seconds.
>>
>> Another problem that went away at the same time was the time it took My
>> Computer to load the information from the drive. From the time I clicked
>> on it (D: in this case) it had been taking 30 seconds before it would
>> report any information. After deleting all those extra files the report
>> time became instantaneous.
>>
>> So - thank you Al !!!!
>
> Hey, it's what I'm here for. That, and to make cute comments sometimes.
> Hear this, Microsoft people? Start polishing up that MVP title for me.


Re: XP ZIP program malfunctioning