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VB.Net - How to Create .Zip with No Third Party?

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Good Day Experts!

I have a little VB.Net 2005 project that I output a .xls file from.  I am interested in making it into a .zip file.
Is there a way to do this within the .Net Framework with no ThirdParty software?

I have searched the Net and found some solutions for 4.5 but I am unable to find a suitable solution for what I have.

Do you have any reference suggestions I can take a look at?

Thanks,
jimbo99999
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Not without implementing the ZIP specification yourself. The only suites that were available back in 2.0/3.x were DeflateStream and GZipStream.
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Thanks...I will take a look on Monday.

Thanks,
Jimbo99999
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Thanks for the replies.  I will have to take a look at one of these in the future.   A new large project just came aboard so I won't be able to get to this for a while.  

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jimbo99999
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