Downloading Zip Files
If you have Windows XP installed on your computer,
it has a built-in zip capability and you do not need
to download any software to enable you to unzip files.
Simply right-click on the zipped file you have
downloaded from My Chalkface, point to 'open with'
and then click on Internet Explorer.
If you do not have Windows XP you will need to
download a free zip programme. There are many
available such as 7-zip 4.42 (2006-05-14) for Windows.
If you click on http://www.7-zip.org/ choose the
first programme and click download. Download it to your
Once downloaded double click the .exe file that you
have downloaded and run through the installer and
install the application into your programs folder.
(My Computer:C Drive: Program Files)
Once installed a folder called 7-zip should be visible
in this folder.
To unzip your purchase from My Chalkface, right-click
on the file and you should see an option called 7-zip.
Choose Extraxt Files then OK. This will extract the
contents of the zip file to the same folder the zip
file was in.