It is easy to zip ergo compress folders and files under Windows 11, 10, ... and also to unpack them again in order to combine multiple data in one compact package!
The compression and extraction of the files is possible in Windows 11, 10, ... etc. as well as MS Server!
1.) ... How to create a zip file under Windows 11, 10, ...!
2.) ... How to open a zip folder compressed file in Windows 11!
3.) ... How to unzip a zip file under MS Windows OS!
4.) ... What are the advantages of reducing / combining the data?
2. Then right-click the option "Compress to ZIP file" 🤐
3. A ZIP folder with the same name is automatically created
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If there are several files, folders, ..., the first marked zip file name is always used, but you are immediately offered to rename the zip folder without first doing this mark and rename with the F2 key!
|(Image-1) Compress files under Windows 11!|
2. You can add files via the clipboard or via Drag & Drop
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This works both ways like a normal 📂 folder, and that's all! Quite easy. Now that you have a ZIP folder, you can copy data into it!
|(Image-2) Open the compressed folder and add files!|
1. First look in the file explorer for the ZIP file that you want to extract
2. Right-click on the zip folder
3. In the menu, select "Extract All..."
4. In the window that appears, "Extract the compressed (Zipped) folders"
5. Here you can see the current file path as the standard storage location for the unpacked data.
(PS: If you want to change the location where the files are extracted, click on "Browse" and then navigate to the drive or folder you want.)
6. Now just click on "Extract"
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If you want to view the extracted files in File Explorer when the process is complete, select the check box next to "Show extracted files when finished". When you're done with these options, click Extract. Extracting / unzipping ZIP files in Windows 11 is just as easy as creating it.
|(Image-4) Unzip ergo e xtract the files under Windows 11!|
You can add data to the ZIP archive at any time and also remove it later!
The advantage is not only to reduce the size of the files, but also has a positive effect on file transfer, as the storage space is less. If you combine several files in one compact package with the help of ZIP compression, you can conveniently send them by email.