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 November 5, 2019 Views 20,003 Applies to:


File Associations might be corrupted.

How to Disable Windows Explorer Folder View of Zip Folders in Windows 7 - see option 2

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

7-Zip - Free

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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