Windows 7 Unzip Problem

Using Windows 7, I double-click on zip file and IE8 goes into a loop of empty windows which continue until I do a 'restart'.  Is there a remedy for this one??
 

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Last updated July 16, 2019 Views 19,947 Applies to:
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Hi,

File Associations might be corrupted.

How to Disable Windows Explorer Folder View of Zip Folders in Windows 7 - see option 2
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/13619-zip-folders-enable-disable-windows-explorer-view.html

Restore Default Windows 7 File Extension Type Associations
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html

File Association Fixes for Windows 7
http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/file-asso-fixes-for-windows-7/

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If you need more features/functions an excellent 3rd party utility is 7-Zip - Free

7-Zip - Free
http://www.7-zip.org/

Hope this helps.


Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience : Bicycle - Mark Twain said it right.
Rob Brown - Microsoft MVP - Windows and Devices for IT 2010 - current
Windows Insider MVP 2016 - current

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