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Windows 7: Problem zipping a folder

05 Dec 2011   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Yep, it's just asking for your verification to merge it from step 4 in that tutorial. :)

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05 Dec 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Ok got it, :)and now I see the compressed zip folder when I click on send to. Thanks so much. Any particular reason why that was missing in the 1st place?
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05 Dec 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Maybe your shell or registry was messed up, and WinRAR adding a Shell extension fixed it, I have no knowledge, so no idea to be honest.
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05 Dec 2011   #14

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

That's great news Sandie. You're most welcome.

My guess is that if you installed any other type of ZIP program, it may have replaced the built-in ZIP feature of Windows 7 as the default instead.
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