|XP and Vista have what they call a compressed folder, if enabled. It is similar to traditional .ZIP files. |
See help and support pages for zipped.
"To create a zipped compressed folder
Open My Computer.
Double-click a drive or folder.
On the File menu, point to New, and then click Compressed (zipped) Folder.
Type a name for the new folder, and then press ENTER. "
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