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Vista Extract All missing in sub menu

Posted on 2011-03-25
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A user reports that "Extract All" is not an option when they go to access .zip folders.  They had installed a shareware .zip program that has expired.  Is "Extract All" an option in Vista Home versions?  If so, is there a way to restore that menu entry to the sub menu when you right click on a .zip folder?  Thanks.
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cmd /c assoc .zip=CompressedFolder
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If the above does not work, download and run zipfix_vista.reg below.

Source: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/65254-zip-file-support-restore.html
zipfix-vista.reg
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Rename zipfix-vista.reg.txt to zipfix-vista.reg after download and double click it to merge the reg file into the registry of your windows vista.
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Thanks.  They have Vista32, I will see if the download works.
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