Zip and unzip files

Zipped (compressed) files take up less storage space and can be transferred to other computers more quickly than uncompressed files. In Windows, you work with zipped files and folders in the same way that you work with uncompressed files and folders. Combine several files into a single zipped folder to more easily share a group of files.

To zip (compress) a file or folder
To unzip (extract) files or folders from a zipped folder



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Article ID: 14200 - Last Review: Apr 27, 2016 - Revision: 30

  • Windows 7
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