Undoing default association of *.zip files with 7-Zip

1 October, 2010 § 1 Comment

Ever install 7-Zip but wish to go back to the default Windows way of double-clicking on a *.zip file and having Windows open the file natively? A friend of mine asked me this very question, so I figured I would share the solution in case anyone else is looking.

To revert back to the default behavior, simply follow the steps that I performed in this video below:

Let me know if you have any questions.

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§ One Response to Undoing default association of *.zip files with 7-Zip

  • A.J. Orians says:

    Great post Jared! So I know 7-Zip does a lot more than just .7z files; but I’ve never actually created .7z files. I’ve created .gz and .bz2 files. I’ve been pretty satisfied with the unzipping built into Windows nowadays — not so much with the built in CD/DVD burning however.

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