How do I get "un-zip" in the contecs window ?

  EARLR 14:13 10 Nov 2012
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it was there before.

  EARLR 14:24 10 Nov 2012

I typed " and un "

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:03 10 Nov 2012

your unzip program will usually put it there when you install it.

operating system?

zip program? winzip? 7 zip?

  EARLR 16:11 10 Nov 2012

An unzip program was on the window when right clicked WIN7

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:48 10 Nov 2012

To restore the Extract All option to Windows' context menus you must associate ZIP files with Windows Explorer

First, launch Windows Explorer (hold down the Windows key and tap E) and use it to find a ZIP file that you have downloaded. Right-click the file, click ‘Open with’ and elect ‘Choose default program’. In the ‘Open with dialogue box’ menu, click to select Windows Explorer from the Recommended Programs, ensure that the ‘Always use the selected program to open this kind of file’ box is ticked and click OK. Now return to Windows Explorer and right-click the ZIP file to see if the Extract All option is returned.

If it isn’t there, Microsoft suggests a couple of alternative solutions. The first involves a backdoor Registry tweak, so you should back up the Registry first – see Microsoft’s guide to doing this. Now click Start followed by run, type cmd into the Open box and press Enter. Then, at the command prompt, type regsvr32 /u /s zipfldr.dll and press Enter.

Now type regsvr32 /i /s zipfldr.dll and press Enter. Keep the Command window open for now, return to Windows Explorer and right-click on a ZIP file to see if Extract All has returned to the context menu. If not, return to the Command window, type sfc /scannow, press Enter and sit back for a while. Windows will now scan its system files to fix any faults it finds, which should correct the problem if all else has failed.

  EARLR 17:10 10 Nov 2012

Thanks FB. I will try the sfc ?scannow method if I can remember how to make myself an Admin again

  EARLR 18:07 10 Nov 2012

Tried scannow didnt find anything and unzip is still not in menu I am a little disletic and a little worried about reg edit. any other ideas ?

  EARLR 18:09 10 Nov 2012

I had no problems unzipping last week .

  rdave13 18:12 10 Nov 2012

See if it says 'extract all' instead of unzipping.

  EARLR 18:19 10 Nov 2012

no rdave it doesn't Sorry I use unzip rather than extract (OLD HABIT)

  EARLR 19:25 10 Nov 2012

Sorry; I say unzip rather than extract (Very Old Habit)

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