How do we get Win-XP to stop 'seeing' ZIP files as folders?



hb
07-10-2005, 02:41 AM
I am tired of seeing all the .Zip files on my drive as folders in Win-XP
Explorer AND in Search. Is there any way to stop Win-XP from displaying
..Zips as folders? And to stop it from searching through all the .Zips when
it does a search. This just slows searching big time!

Vanguard
07-10-2005, 02:41 AM
"hb" <hb@REMOVETHIScomcast.net> wrote in message
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>I am tired of seeing all the .Zip files on my drive as folders in
>Win-XP Explorer AND in Search. Is there any way to stop Win-XP from
>displaying .Zips as folders? And to stop it from searching through all
>the .Zips when it does a search. This just slows searching big time!
>


Disable zip folder support by running:

regsvr32 /u zipfldr.dll

To re-enable support, run:

regsvr32 zipfldr.dll


How do we get Win-XP to stop 'seeing' ZIP files as folders?