Windows 10 Version 1809 Bug Removes Overwrite Confirmation from ZIP Files
The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) rollout is still on hold due to the critical bug that caused the removal of user files, but those who installed it keep reporting more and more issues nearly on a daily basis.
This time, it looks like another glitch in the October update causes the overwrite confirmation to be missing from ZIP files.
In a discussion thread on Reddit, several users confirm that when extracting one specific file from an archive to a location where an item with the same name exists causes the data to be overwritten automatically, with no warning displayed.
Working fine on version 1803
The bug doesn’t exist on the April update (version 1803), and it causes the overwritten file to be lost.
“I noticed that whenever I move something out of a zip, the “do you want to replace these files” dialogue never shows up, it just does it. I’ve reinstalled windows and it still does it, it’s only on the October update. Pretty nasty … (read more)