Compress Files Into A Zip Folder And Extract Zipped Files Windows 10 Tutorial

Reduce File & Folder Sizes

This Windows 10 tutorial will show you how to compress files into a zip folder and extract files from a zipped folder.

By compressing files into a zip folder you can decrease your file/folder sizes so you will save storage space on your PC and also it will make life a lot easier when transferring files from one PC to another. It will also make it easier when you want to email a lot of data but the files/folders are too large, so by following the above tutorial you can put them into a zipped folder and share your data easily.

To compress a file:

1. Select the files/folders you want to compress and right click > Send to > Compressed (Zipped) Folder

2. Zipped folder will appear on your desktop

Extract A Compress Zip Folder

  1. To extract a folder Right click on the zipped folder > Extract all

2. Extract to extract all of the contents of the folder

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