How to extract files from an archive in Windows
How to extract files from a ZIP archive
A file or folder, open the archive and drag the file or folder to the location you require.
The entire contents of the archive, select Extract All from the shortcut menu and follow the instructions.
The files will be extracted to the folder you specified.
You can also extract files using the free application 7-Zip. See the instructions below.
How to extract files from a RAR or 7z archive
- Download the installer from the 7-Zip website and install the application.
- In the archive’s shortcut menu, select the command 7-Zip → Extract Here.
The files will be extracted to the current folder.