Posted 22 May 2006 - 10:18 AM
I generally use either WinRAR or ZipCentral to do the extracting, etc., but basically what you should do is to create a new folder where you can find it easily (My Documents, for example), give the new folder a descriptive name, and unzip the contents to that new folder. [To create a new folder, go to My Documents, and then use File/new/folder on the drop down menus to make a new folder; when the folder is placed, your cursor should be on the name box so you can give it a description.] You may then use your Antivirus to scan the contents in the new folder.
Note: once you extract the contents, the original .zip file remains;over time, these "widows" can take up significant hard drive space, so it is a good habit to delete, or archive off-disk, these zipped files right after you unzip them.
Hope this answers your question.
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