Gpg4Win 2.0.4 with GnuPG 1.4.11??

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at
Thu Nov 18 23:40:59 CET 2010

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:59:07 -0500, "Robert J. Hansen"
<rjh at> wrote:

>On 11/18/2010 11:24 AM, Bo Berglund wrote:
>> Microsoft has decided that 32 bit applications cannot be allowed to
>> integrate with the Windows Explorer context sensitive menu.
>Not true.  For instance, WinZip is a 32-bit application, yet it
>integrates just fine into the context sensitive menu.
>If your applications do not work properly under Win7/64, that's probably
>due to a flaw in the applications themselves rather than in a limitation
>of Windows.
>(Yes, I'm writing this on a Win7/64 machine with 32-bit WinZip installed.)

Which version of WinZip?

I use WinZip 9.0 SR1 and it won't show up in Win7X64 Expolerer pop-up.
So I had to install z-zip in order to easily create new zipfiles...

My UltraEdit is version 8.20 and the same thing happens.

I also used to put a few other commands manually into the explorer
pop-up by entering data in the registry, but that does not work
anymore either.

But if it is possible for 32 bit applications to integrate into the
Windows Explorer on Win7X64, then surely the developers of the GnuPG
add-ons like GpgEx and GPGshell should be able to do so as well?
Why haven't any such application integration appeared?

Unfortunately I am not a programmer on that level so I could not help
out myself, otherwise i would have done so.

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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