Zipping & Unzipping Files in Windows 8

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This is just part of the Microsoft Windows 8 course. Windows 8 is the biggest change to Microsoft’s operating system in almost twenty years, and in Total Training for Windows 8, Bob Flisser will get you up to speed and productive as quickly as possible.

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22 Comments

  1. I don't understand why every time I c lick on an update I extract it says its completed but the new updates never show up in spooky2. can someone explain why it never updates the program or what I am doing wrong?

  2. I've never had an issue with zip folders, but when I rtclk on a zip file, "extract" does not appear in the list of options. Still trying to figure out how to extract a zip file [not folder]. p.s. W-8.1

  3. Obviously there is a hell of a lot you are not telling just to get where you start. Windows Hate simply puts up a black screen with a short message to go to the app bar which does not exist.!!!!!!!!

  4. ok guys here is a comment that has an easier way for exactly windows 8
    1: create a new folder with the same name of the folder you want to unzip
    2: open the folder you want to unzip and drag all of them into the new folder
    3: delete the old folder and replace the new one exactly where the old folder was
    4: you're welcome now it's a unzip folder

  5. I have windows 8.1 and I downloaded a 473 kb zip file. I extracted it but it can neither  be opened with word , nor wordpad, nor notepad . On clicking it twice a box appears stating : Do you want the following program to make changes to computer ?
    what to do ?

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