How to Create a Zip File in Windows 10
Step 1: Select the files you want to zip
To create a zip file in Windows 10 the first step is to select the files you want to include in the zip file. You can select multiple files by holding down the Ctrl key clicking on each file.
Step 2: Right-click on the selected files
Once you have selected the files right-click on one of the selected files. This will open a context menu with various options.
Step 3: Click on “Send to” then “Compressed (zipped) folder”
From the context menu click on “Send to” then select “Compressed (zipped) folder”. This will create a new zip file with the same name as the first file in the selection.
Step 4: Rename the zip file (optional)
If you wish to give your zip file a different name you can right-click on the zip file select “Rename”. Enter the new name you want to use press Enter.
Step 5: Access the contents of the zip file
To access the contents of the zip file double-click on the file Windows will open the zip file in File Explorer. You can then extract the files to your desired location.
Creating a zip file is an easy convenient way to compress send multiple files. By following the steps above you can create a zip file in Windows 10 in just a few clicks. It is also important to note that zip files can be password-protected making them a secure way to share confidential files.