How to zip or compress a Folder in Windows 7

Description: This is how to compress a folder when having to upload documents or sending an email with multiple documents.

  1. Find the folder you will be compressing, right click on it and go to Send To, then Compressed (zipped) Folder.
    Windows Desktop Properties, Send To Compressed Folder
  2. The great thing about Windows 7 is that it does everything for the user when it comes to compressing. It will ask you to rename the folder or leave it default.
    Regular Folder and Compressed Folder