Re: Turning off ZIP folders??
But you still can install WinZip and run those operations that way.
"akita" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "JCO" wrote:
>> After re-reading your issue, I'm not sure that works on Vista or not.
>> It does work on Windows XP.
> JCO, thanks, but no that only works in XP (Vista will no longer recognize
> that command) and, BTW, this turns off ALL of XP's ZIP functionality
> completly. In XP an easier way to achieve what I am looking for was this:
> Windows Explorer > Tools > Folder Options > View ... and untick "Display
> simple folder view in Explorer's Folders list" and click ok.
> Seems Vista no longer allows this and that in Vista the user no longer has
> control over this and similar behaviours. If you have lots of zip files in
> folder, and drag another file to that folder Vista will expand the folder
> showing all zip
> files like folders in the left pane. So, chancecs are that the file you
> dragging across will be dropped into a zip file rather than into the
> itself - very annoying, to say the least! Besides, I really don't need to
> have all them zip files displayed as folders - it's rather irritating, in
> Hell, I can't belive that this is sooo seemingly impossible to turn off.
> With XP the user had far more control! Just try tunring off hybernation or
> DEP in Vista or other simple settings, and you soon realise that you need
> go to the command prompt with admin privilges and need to know the correct
> commands and syntax.
> As much as I like Vista, it's these litle things I come across day by day
> that drive me more and more away from Vista!