JSI Tip 9297. Windows XP Professional is missing the 'Compressed (Zipped) Folder' template when you use the 'New' menu?

When you use Windows Explorer to select a folder and right-click in empty space, the New menu is missing the Compressed (Zipped) Folder entry?

The Compressed (Zipped) Folder template requires:

. The NTFS file system.

. That a third-party .ZIP handler NOT be installed.

If both prerequisites are true:

1. Copy /Paste the following to a ziptempplate.reg file:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

\[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\]

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\]
"PerceivedType"="compressed"
@=""

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\CompressedFolder\]

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\CompressedFolder\ShellNew\]
"Data"=hex:50,4b,05,06,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\OpenWithProgids\]
"CompressedFolder"=""

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\PersistentHandler\]
@="\{098f2470-bae0-11cd-b579-08002b30bfeb\}"

\[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.zip\ShellNew\]
2. Right-click the ziptempplate.reg file and press Merge, or run regedit /s ziptempplate.reg.

3. Shutdown and restart Windows XP Professional.



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