Creating a zip folder then using it



Catt
07-10-2005, 12:31 AM
Hi, I'm trying to send a large pdf file to my other pc. I know how to create
a compressed folder so I can 'zip ' the file up (compress) but when I write
click on the file and choose 'send to' my zip folder is there but when I
click on it all it keeps saying is "empty". I know its empty...I created
it...now I want to put the file in it. Why won't it take the file, (it won't
take any other files either). I checked the properties and it says its
allowed to be shared and archived. Can someone tell me whats up?
Thanks,Catt

NotMe
07-10-2005, 12:32 AM
I just tried hilighting a group of files, right click>send to>compressed
folder.
it created a zip file named after the first file in the list with the .zip
extension.
all 10 files were in there.

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"Catt" <Catt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:9C7DB40E-6406-40D1-97B0-58A8B7E59E2E@microsoft.com...
> Hi, I'm trying to send a large pdf file to my other pc. I know how to
> create
> a compressed folder so I can 'zip ' the file up (compress) but when I
> write
> click on the file and choose 'send to' my zip folder is there but when I
> click on it all it keeps saying is "empty". I know its empty...I created
> it...now I want to put the file in it. Why won't it take the file, (it
> won't
> take any other files either). I checked the properties and it says its
> allowed to be shared and archived. Can someone tell me whats up?
> Thanks,Catt

Catt
07-10-2005, 12:33 AM
You're right, no question I just tried it on my laptop and it did it no
problem. However its my desktop pc that would not do it. When I clicked on
send to there was no compressed folder in the menu, so I went to start/run
and typed in sendto as instructed by Windows help. I created a new folder
named zip folder. It was created along with the zip icon (zipper on folder)
and in fact is there now when I right click on a file but when I choose it it
simply says empty.
Catt

"NotMe" wrote:

> I just tried hilighting a group of files, right click>send to>compressed
> folder.
> it created a zip file named after the first file in the list with the .zip
> extension.
> all 10 files were in there.
>
> --
> For evil to prosper requires only that good men remain silent!
> "Catt" <Catt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:9C7DB40E-6406-40D1-97B0-58A8B7E59E2E@microsoft.com...
> > Hi, I'm trying to send a large pdf file to my other pc. I know how to
> > create
> > a compressed folder so I can 'zip ' the file up (compress) but when I
> > write
> > click on the file and choose 'send to' my zip folder is there but when I
> > click on it all it keeps saying is "empty". I know its empty...I created
> > it...now I want to put the file in it. Why won't it take the file, (it
> > won't
> > take any other files either). I checked the properties and it says its
> > allowed to be shared and archived. Can someone tell me whats up?
> > Thanks,Catt
>
>
>

NotMe
07-10-2005, 12:35 AM
Strange, can you drag/drop files to the .zip folder you created?

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"Catt" <Catt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:B8B71174-2082-4BF7-8BE8-9D2F8D8A863D@microsoft.com...
> You're right, no question I just tried it on my laptop and it did it no
> problem. However its my desktop pc that would not do it. When I clicked
> on
> send to there was no compressed folder in the menu, so I went to start/run
> and typed in sendto as instructed by Windows help. I created a new folder
> named zip folder. It was created along with the zip icon (zipper on
> folder)
> and in fact is there now when I right click on a file but when I choose it
> it
> simply says empty.
> Catt
>
> "NotMe" wrote:
>
>> I just tried hilighting a group of files, right click>send to>compressed
>> folder.
>> it created a zip file named after the first file in the list with the
>> .zip
>> extension.
>> all 10 files were in there.
>>
>> --
>> For evil to prosper requires only that good men remain silent!
>> "Catt" <Catt@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:9C7DB40E-6406-40D1-97B0-58A8B7E59E2E@microsoft.com...
>> > Hi, I'm trying to send a large pdf file to my other pc. I know how to
>> > create
>> > a compressed folder so I can 'zip ' the file up (compress) but when I
>> > write
>> > click on the file and choose 'send to' my zip folder is there but when
>> > I
>> > click on it all it keeps saying is "empty". I know its empty...I
>> > created
>> > it...now I want to put the file in it. Why won't it take the file, (it
>> > won't
>> > take any other files either). I checked the properties and it says its
>> > allowed to be shared and archived. Can someone tell me whats up?
>> > Thanks,Catt
>>
>>
>>


Creating a zip folder then using it