Winzip context menu missing


Problem definition:

Winzip is a popular file compression tool and being used by many people since decade. Many of us encountered an annoying problem where Winzip commands are not populated or visible in Windows explorer context menu. In this article learn how to solve this problem.

Platform: Windows

What is the error?

The Winzip explorer Shell extension not enabled:

Oop’s !!! Winzip not listed in Context Menu 🙁
Winzip context menu missing

Identify the problem:

At high level, there are two possible reasons for this problem as mentioned below.

  1. The winzip explorer Shell extension not enabled.
  2. The Shell extension library files are missing for the target platform.


From the above explanation, you have seen that there ate two possible reasons identified. In this section you will find the solution for the same.
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