How I hate Vista

The last hour of my life I spent downloading a book in very many zip files.  I copied the files to a directory, and began extracting the contents.  I click on one zip, drag the contents to the same folder.  Then, apparently having the zip highlighted, I press delete — and the whole parent folder, the 50+ files, the whole lot vanishes, without a prompt, without recovery.  Because, although it LOOKS as if I have focus on the .zip file, focus has silently switched to the parent.

I hate Vista.  Can’t face downloading that lot again.  This is the second time this has happened.  Now I’ve been forced to turn on the recovery feature on the trashcan; something that I was never, ever obliged to do before.

I shall now go off and seethe.

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