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Anonymous
April 23, 2005 11:16:58 PM

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I must be imagining things... I think I remember that XP could
show the compressed folders on the right pane of windows explorer in
the directory tree amoung the other normal folders....

Its not like this now, does anyone know how to do this?

Thanks
Anonymous
April 23, 2005 11:16:59 PM

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Kenny

Is your problem that the folders are not seen at all, or just that they are
not colored?

Tools>Folder Options>View. Scroll down until you find Files and Folders
section and put a check in "Show encrypted etc. in color"


Gord

On Sat, 23 Apr 2005 19:16:58 +0300, "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote:

>I must be imagining things... I think I remember that XP could
>show the compressed folders on the right pane of windows explorer in
>the directory tree amoung the other normal folders....
>
>Its not like this now, does anyone know how to do this?
>
>Thanks
>
Anonymous
April 23, 2005 11:16:59 PM

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Kenny S wrote:

> I must be imagining things... I think I remember that XP could
> show the compressed folders on the right pane of windows explorer in
> the directory tree amoung the other normal folders....
>
> Its not like this now, does anyone know how to do this?
>
> Thanks

I was told to use: At Start > Run type
REGSVR32 ZIPFLDR.DLL
Anonymous
April 24, 2005 5:29:27 AM

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hey kenny,

thanks for making me look at this issue. yep, i remember that there was a
time, zip files were treated as folders and you can see its contents just
the way you described it.

however, i can't remember making any changes regarding this. i have sp2 now
and it's not how it was before. maybe i am wrong that this has something to
do with sp2, though.

any other guys who can comment on this?

Regards,
Dennis Lazo

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"Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
news:o wgbe$BSFHA.3336@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>I must be imagining things... I think I remember that XP could
> show the compressed folders on the right pane of windows explorer in
> the directory tree amoung the other normal folders....
>
> Its not like this now, does anyone know how to do this?
>
> Thanks
>
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