Home » Operating System • Windows » Reset .zip file associations in Windows Vista Reset .zip file associations in Windows Vista Author: Brian Jackson | Posted in Operating System, Windows No comments Discovered that I could no longer unzip in Windows Vista using the built in windows unzipping capability. It was most likely due to other software configurations breaking it. If you need to reset the .zip file associations, here is how to do it. Step 1 Open up command prompt. Step 2 Type the following: assoc .zip=CompressedFolder Hit enter and your good to go! Incoming search terms:sysprep zipassoc zip compressedfolder vistareset open zip file on windows vistasysprep windows 8 file associtionsvista zip file assocation reset Tags:.zip, 7-zip, file assocation, Windows Vista, Zip file Related Posts Trouble deleting c:\winpe_x86 directory… Performing a System State Backup in Windows Server 2003 Speed Up Your Linksys WMP600N Card Upgrading MMC client to Exchange 2010 About Author Brian Jackson My name is Brian Lee Jackson. I am an IT guru and web developer. I love working as a Systems Administrator and playing with the newest Microsoft products.