HUGE BUG in zip and UAC: copy a file from a zip

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by BillD, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. BillD

    BillD Guest

    When you copy a file from a zip (integrated zip function) to any folder in
    c:\program files\ in order to replace a file, the copy fails and the target
    folder will be empty! You lose the files!

    reproduction steps:
    1. suppose in c:\program files\app1\ you have these 3 files:
    file1.exe, file2.dll, file2.txt
    2. suppose in your Documents folder you have a zip contains file1.exe
    3. explorer the zip and copy file1.exe to c:\program files\app1\
    4. give the UAC consent
    .... but the copy will fail and the whole app1 folder will be empty. COPY IS
    BillD, Sep 6, 2007
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  2. Hmm, step for step I couldn't duplicate the problem.
    ZensGreedyFly, Sep 6, 2007
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