How to ZIP and Unzip files

How to compress files

Type file explorer into the taskbar’s search box, and then choose it from the results list. Select Send to > Compressed (zipped) folder from the right-click menu of the file you wish to compress.

How to unzip compressed files

To extract/unzip files from a zip archive

1. Navigate to the zipped folder in File Explorer.

2. Right-click to choose Extract All, then follow the on-screen directions to unzip the whole folder.

Alternatively, to open a zipped folder and unzip a single file or folder, double-click it. Then move the item from the zipped folder to a new place by dragging or copying it.

Files that have a .zip extension use applications like WinZip or WinRar. ex. “1000 Negus (ZIP file)” on

To unzip zip files, right click on the zip file and select “extract here” with WinRAR to extract ZIP file. You may use the WinRAR App to zip your own files.

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Thankfully, you will now be able to ZIP and Unzip files using this Georgeweb how-to guide.

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