How to Restore Missing “Compressed (zipped) Folder” Item in Send To Menu in Windows XP, Vista and 7

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Here is another frequently occurring problem regarding to "Send To" menu.

As we all know about "Send To" menu which appears when we right-click on a file or folder in Windows Explorer. It contains some useful items including "Compressed (zipped) Folder" which can create a ZIP file of the selected files/folders within a few seconds without using any 3rd party compression utility. Its really a useful option.

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But sometimes this item gets deleted from "Send To" menu accidentally or intentionally. Following tutorial will help you in restoring this useful item back in "Send To" menu:

METHOD A:

This method will only work in Windows XP. It'll not work in Vista and 7:

1. Type following command in RUN dialog box:

rundll32 zipfldr.dll,RegisterSendto

2. It'll re-create the missing "Compressed (zipped) Folder" option in "Send To" menu.

METHOD B:

This is the simplest method. Just download following zip file, extract it and copy the extracted file to "Send To" folder:

compressed-zipped-folder





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