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When you extract a compressed file that you downloaded from the Internet, the file's modified date changes to the date that you extracted it
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Consider the following scenario:
Note This problem does not occur when you use a third-party tool, such as WinZip, to extract the files.
This problem is a security feature of the Attachment Manager that is included in the operating system.
Use one of the methods to work around this problem.
Method 1: Unblock the compressed file
Method 2: Copy the file to a different locationNote This method works for Windows XP and for Windows Server 2003.
Internet Explorer has a Zone Identifier function. When you download a file from the Internet zone, this information is saved with the file. The Attachment Manager uses this function to handle the manipulation of downloaded files. For more information about how the Zone Identifier is used in Internet Explorer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883260/ )Description of how the Attachment Manager works in Windows XP Service Pack 2
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Article ID: 942532 - Last Review: October 16, 2007 - Revision: 1.4