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Downloading zip files

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Background information
Zip files can be used to:
  • Email or download a whole folder of documents at once
  • Compress large files so they take up less disk space or are easier to send by email
Zip files have to be unzipped/extracted before they can be used.

Instructions for downloading zip files from this site (Windows users)
  1. Click the link
  2. Save link to the correct folder on your computer
  3. Right click the downloaded folder on your computer > Extract All
  4. Extract
  5. Notice that there are now two copies of the downloaded folder on your computer:
    1. The original zip file
    2. And unzipped file / folder