Windows 10: Zip File Program Missing

Discus and support Zip File Program Missing in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I believe I accidentally uninstalled the program that came with Windows for unzipping and zipping files. I thought I was uninstalling something else.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Brianj4969, Apr 16, 2019.

  1. Zip File Program Missing


    I believe I accidentally uninstalled the program that came with Windows for unzipping and zipping files. I thought I was uninstalling something else. So right now I cant right click and unzip a file. The program I uninstalled had something in the title of exp, xmp, or something to that effect. Not 100% sure. I'm drawing a blank exactly what it was. I tried a system restore and the point it gave me only showed a program I installed, not the deleted one. I did the roll back anyway and it would not allow me to perform the operation. I'm just looking to re-download what I should have from the original Windows inatall? Thanks!

    :)
     
    Brianj4969, Apr 16, 2019
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  2. Arul_D Win User

    .zip can't be set to File Explorer

    Hello Kathleen,

    I understand your concern, and we in Community will try to help you in the best possible way we can.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.


    • Type Default programs
      in the search bar and press enter

    • Click on choose default programs by file type

    • Select .zip
      and select File Explorer
    Also you can visit the below link Zip and unzip files.
    (Steps applies to Windows 10).

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows-8/zip-unzip-files

    Hope this helps. Post us with status we will be glad to help you.
     
    Arul_D, Apr 16, 2019
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  3. .zip is missing in Default Program list

    I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and when I received a .zip file I could not open it. When I went to the Default Programs listing to see what program association was set to open it - the .zip was not listed in the Default Program listing.
    How do I get the .zip file back?
     
    iwant2bhere, Apr 16, 2019
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  4. Zip File Program Missing

    .zip is missing in Default Program list

    MY .ZIP is now working again. This is what happened; the .zip was in the file association list without an association and that was why I couldn't open a .zip file so I clicked on and assigned Windows Explorer to open it, and when I went back to the list
    the .zip was gone from the list but it is now in the Protocol list as EXPLORER.ZIPSELCTION and I can now open my .zip files. So this was just another glitch that had to be corrected, after upgrading to Windows 10.
     
    iwant2bhere, Apr 16, 2019
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