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Step-by-step guide for Internet Explorer Users

  1. Save your ZIP File to the desktop if you received it via email.
  2. Open this link in a new window or tab (right click and choose Open in new Tab)
  3. Click on Installers
  4. Click on ZIP Reader by PKWARE
  5. Click Run when prompted
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  6. Agree to the End user License agreement options
  7. Click on Select archives to Extract
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  8. Now, tell the ZIP Reader where your zip file is. Click on Desktop, click on the zip file  you are working with and click Open. If the zip file is on a CD or DVD drive, scroll down and double click on that drive.
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  9. If your zip file was encrypted, enter the password or passphrase
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  10. If the password or phassphrase is correct, then your files will be extracted along with a notification
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  11. Click OK to view the contents from the zip file
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Step-by-step guide for FireFox Users

  • Save your ZIP File to the desktop if you received it via email.
  • Open this link in a new window or tab (right click and choose Open in new Tab)
  • Click on Installers
  • Click on ZIP Reader by PKWARE
  • Click on Save File
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  • By default, you will be prompted to save to your Downloads Folder
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  • Click on the downloads dropdown at the top right corner of FireFox and click on ZIPReader.exe
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  • Click Run to confirm you wish to run the program
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  • Agree to the End user License agreement options
  • Click on Select archives to Extract
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  • Now, tell the ZIP Reader where your zip file is. Click on Desktop, click on the zip file  you are working with and click Open. If the zip file is on a CD or DVD drive, scroll down and double click on that drive.
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  • If your zip file was encrypted, enter the password or passphrase
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  • If the password or phassphrase is correct, then your files will be extracted along with a notification
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  • Click OK to view the contents from the zip file
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