suppress zip-Files as directory in Explorer

Posted on 2006-04-14
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
I have thousands of zip-files.
If i choose a directory, it takes some minutes
for windows explorer to show them.
I think its because they are handled as directories.
How can i tell the explorer to suppress this activity.
Any ideas ?

Question by:Indefrei
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    Accepted Solution

    Go To Start > Run and type: regsvr32 /u %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll and press OK

    This will unregister the dll that Windows uses to treat zip files as folders.
    If you don't have WinZIP or some other utility to handle zip files however, it will automatically reregister when you double-click on a zip file.

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