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ZIP folder help.

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So, my Vista won't open any ZIP folders, claiming that the "filetype wasn't found". This is VERY annoyed due to the fact 40% of files are ZIP. I tryed to fix/replace zipfldr.dll, and it said "you must have permission to do that". Now WHO THE [bleep] DOSE IT THINK I'M GOING TO GET PERMISSION FROM!?!?!? This makes no sence to me, AT ALL! Can someone help before I throw this whole heap of junk out of a window?
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I had a problem with Zipped files.
I had to associate the Zipped files with the program to open them.
But your question is about permissions.
Even though you log in as an Admin with the account you have, it has limits. This is something Vista did to protect you from yourself. In other words, you don't have full administrator priveleges.

You can log on as a full admin a few different ways. One way is to simply unhide the true admin logon in a cmd.

click the start menu.
In the bottom search bar type cmd (don't hit enter)

cmd will show in the list on top .. right click on it and click to run as administrator

the command panel will open
type this command exactly as it appears here.. or just copy and paste it in the cmd panel

net user administrator /active:yes

hit enter and it should tell you it completed successfully.

close the cmd panel and log off of windows.

When you log back on you should have a new Admin log on.

Log on as admin and try to run your program that way.

It might be a good idea to keep your regular user logon and use that for normal functioning.
You might also want to create a password for the admin logon and only use that for technical purposes.
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