Disable Zip Folders in Vista

The commands, given in this article, will disable or enable the ZIP Folder functionality in Windows Vista

To disable Vista’s ZIP functionality, do the following:

Click start > Run, and type: regsvr32 /u %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll
<ENTER>

 

That’s all. The ZIP functionality in Vista is now disabled. You can enable the ZIP folders again by doing the following:

Click start > Run, and type: regsvr32 %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll
<ENTER>

 

To disable Vista’s ZIP functionality silently, without the notification popup, do the following:

Click start > Run, and type: regsvr32 /u %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll /s
<ENTER>

 

As you see, it’s not all that difficult to disable ZIP folders in Vista, but it does make your Vista milliseconds faster on a lifetime :)

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Doesn’t work, got Entry-point not found error :(

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