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How can I remove empty paths from a zip file?

I have a zip file that contains a empty path, which I want to be rid of. How can I clear it, while maintaining the rest of the zip? When I open the item in winzip I cannot see the empty file, but upon extracting it, the empty path is created.

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bert [Entry]

"In older versions of WinZip, the empty folder names aren't shown, however, we can change that :)

Open up the registry editor to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip\WinZip
Add a string value called ShowDirEntries (Right-click -> New -> String Value) and then set to 1.

You should now see the entries in WinZip and be able to delete them from within WinZip."
bert [Entry]

Open the Zip file with Total Commander, highlight the empty folder and press F8 to delete it.