We live in a new world of computer technology,where everyone prefers to store information data in electronic form. This is photos, and texts, and video-audio files, and much more. All this has been accumulating over the years on the hard drives of our home and work computers. The memory of any removable media is simply not enough to store so much material for us. Often there is a need to send our files via the Internet to friends, colleagues, relatives. For the most comfortable transfer, a special program has been invented that packs several photos, videos, documents or music into one archive. This is very convenient, because if you had to transfer each file separately, it would have taken a long time, and when you can add one archive to the attachment string to an email message or when transferring via Skype, ICQ, mail agent is rather short-lived and easy a process that is performed as soon as possible.

How to unpack the archive, almost everyone knowsan experienced user of a personal computer, but there are people who have recently bought a laptop or a stationary computer and have just mastered the basics of using this sophisticated technique.

To unzip the archive, you must perform the following actions:

  1. Right-click on the archive thatyou need to unzip. A context menu will appear on the screen in which you will need to select the "WinRAR" item (if you use this program), through it open the next tab of the context menu where you move the cursor to the "extract file" line and click on it.
  2. The window for saving the object will appear on the screen orseveral objects contained in the archive. Here you will need to select the save path, that is, the folder into which your data will be unpacked. This may be a ready-made folder, but if you need a new one, you can do it without any problems. You just need to click on the "new folder" button and give it with a name corresponding to the data that you want to put in it. When the extraction path is selected and ready, click the "ok" button. Here's how to unpack the archive, if you use the standard archive program - "WinRAR".

How to unpack a multi-volume archive? First you need to find out what it is? A multi-volume archive is when it contains one heavy file that can not be sent to anyone entirely, and therefore it is divided into several parts, each of which is also packed into a separate archive.

How to unpack a multi-volume archive? First, do not forget that you do not need to unpack each file separately, but simply follow the instructions that we will offer you. If in the archive you saw several parts with the names partX.rar, then this is a multi-volume archive and for its unpacking it follows:

  1. Put all parts of a multi-volume archive in one folder.
  2. By clicking on the first part with the right mouse button, in theSelect Extract here from the context menu or "Extract to current folder". A window will appear on the screen showing the scale for unpacking the archive files in the folder you selected. After the entire unpacking process is completed, the file from the archive will be moved to the destination folder. Everything is very simple and easy. After the unpacking process is completed and the presence of files in the destination folder is checked, you can safely delete the already unnecessary archive.

Now you know and will be able to teach your loved onesand friends, how to unzip an ordinary or multi-volume archive. There are no difficulties with either one or the other option. Just try it, and you will understand it. Archiving of files should be used not only when sending materials by e-mail, but also for storing information on the computer, since the archive of the folder takes up less space on the disk than the folder itself.

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