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How Do I Create a ZIP file?

  1. Both Windows Vista and Windows 7 have the ability to create ZIP files without installing any extra applications.
  2. Here are the steps to create a ZIP file from a folder of images and a file that accompanies the folder (an example of this would be saving your PowerPoint as HTM):
  3. To select them, hold down the Control key and click the folder and the file that you want to compress together into a ZIP file.
  4. Let go of the Control key and right-click either of the selected items and then choose Send To, Compressed (zipped) Folder (see the image below for an example of what it should look like).

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