You have two options to extract files from zip files using a tool on Windows. You can either use the built-in zip utility: a) Right-click on the Zip, Run as administrator and choose Extract here. Windows 7 and later versions of Windows require administrator privileges to extract zip files. b) In Windows Explorer right-click the zip, choose Properties. In Windows 8, go to the Properties for the Zip icon. c) Select to Allow the program to make changes to .zip files box. d) Click Next at the bottom of screen. e) Select Extract the content only option. This option is not needed with Windows 7 and later versions of Windows. f) Click Next. g) Select the Archive Only box. Click Extract. h) You have to click Finish to create the ZIP file. 7 Easy Ways to Create a ZIP File on Windows 10 — MakeUseOf Jun 8, 2024 — Right-click the zip and extract, right click in Windows Explorer and select Properties. Select Advanced system settings and then Under Storage: select the box labeled Unallocated space. (Windows 7: click the right button, go to Control Panel, click Change PC Settings, and then click Storage, under Unallocated space select Unallocated space) If you have any more ideas or are looking for Windows 8/8.