How to compress (zip) a folder

MS Windows 7
  1. Locate the folder you wish to compress.
  2. Right click the folder to open the context menu.
  3. Move your mouse pointer over 'Send to' within the context menu to open the sub-menu options.
  4. Click the 'Compressed (zipped) folder' option within the 'Send to' sub-menu.
  5. You should now see a file of the same name with a '.zip' extension.