Every once in a while, you'll
download a file with the extension '.zip'. If you don't have WinZip installed on
your computer, your computer won't be able to recognize or use the file.
It might look like this
However, once you have WinZip installed, you will see a
or perhaps if
you download the new version below.
Most computers already have it. If you ever see the
either of the above two icons then you have it. Search for it by using the 'Find' technique
on this page. If you don't have it though, don't panic. You can get the latest
version right here.
After downloading and installing it, your all set. By the way, make sure
to select WinZip Classic and not WinZip wizard DURING THE
INSTALLATION. WinZip classic is easier. Find your previously unrecognized file
in My Computer or Windows Explorer and double click on it.
Select "I Agree"
click on the file and click Extract
a window like this will open up
type in the folder (using the
folder address method) or
find it by clicking on the drives and folders where you want to place your download and
Your file shall now be found at the file you just
You can now close the WinZip program.