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Compressed (zipped) files cannot be extracted in Windows 7

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I have been fighting with Windows 7 compressed folders on two new Windows 7 installs. I have downloaded a file from a site and checked the contents with XP sp3 extract, XP sp3 WinZip and initially Win2k3SP2 extract. Each of the above machines shows the contents correctly. Unfortunately, NEITHER of the Windows 7 machines thinks the compressed folder is INvalid regardless of whether I use extract all or windows explorer.
Any ideas would be helpful. Getting ready to upgrade to XPsp3 on both these machines. I hope that this is not VISTA REVISITED.
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