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How to zip a folder

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There are so many reasons to zip a folder or file such as to save space on drive and it is easier to work with the zip files. That’s why you need to know how to zip a folder.

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How to zip a folder

There are many ways how to zip a folder such as:

  • Zip one folder
  • Zip multiple folders
  • Add files to zip folder

This processes how to zip a folder are described below:

Zip one folder

If you want zip just one folder then just  make a right click on the zipped folder and choose the option ‘send to’ from the menu and then choose ‘compressed(zipped)folder’ from the submenu.

Then simply rename the folder pressing enter after writing the name in place of ‘New folder’

Zip multiple folders

Just choose the folders you want to zip together and send it to the compressed file as the upper way and rename it.

Add files to zip folder

You can also add file to a previously zipped folder. You just have to drag the folder or folders selecting them to the zipped folder. You can do it using mouse and you have to keep moving your selected folder until you see ‘+copy’. Then release the mouse button from the left click. By this way your file will be added to the zipped folder as a compressed or zipped file.

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How to unzip a folder

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There may be so many files over internet which are zipped within a folder that you may be wanted to download or upload. For this purpose you need to understand the simple process how to unzip a folder.

Necessity of unzipping a folder

It is very necessary to know how to unzip a folder because of simplicity and easiness of using the unzipped element of a zipped folder. As it is an obvious that there will remain most of the downloaded file in zipped format, we have to learn how to unzip a folder.

How to unzip a folder

We can unzip a folder using WinZip software which is used to zip or unzip any folder or file. Complete instructions how to unzip a folder are given below.

  • First download the WinZip from its official site Winzip.com.
  • Then you have to install it into your PC.
  • Then download the zipped file as you want.
  • Make a double click on the icon of downloaded zipped the file.
  • When the alert box will appear to ask you whether you are sure of what you are doing and if you you understand the terms and conditions. Then click ‘agree’ of the winzip widow.
  • Next you have to select all the files from the zipped folder which you want to extract.
  • Then click the extract or unzip button to extract the files to a new folder of your desire.

Then you can go to the new folder or rename it by considering right clicking on the name of the

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