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.