How to Create a ZIP File on Windows 10, 8, or 7 ( Easy Method )

Since the introduction of Windows 7, downloading third-party software to create ZIP files is now a thing in the past. The only thing you have to accomplish is

Choose the folders and files you’d like to make zip files from. It is done by pressing CTRL and clicking each one of the files you’d like to include into the ZIP or by moving the mouse over the files you want to zip:

Selecting the files that are to be zipped

Then, all you need to do is right click one of the selected files, click Send to, and then click Compressed (zipped) folder.

Zipping files in Windows

You’re now half-way on your journey to becoming a ZIP master! If you want to find out how to extract that newly created ZIP and achieve full mastery, read on…

How to Extract (Unzip) a ZIP File on Windows 10, 8, or 7

You’re half-way through your path towards becoming a master of the ZIP! If you’re interested in finding the best way to get the newly created ZIP and master it fully then read on…

The extract all option in Windows

Select a location to extract the files to, and then hit Extract:

Extracting the zip file

It’s really that simple.


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