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Easy Download Guide From ZDNet Software Library
Introduction

STEP 1

Create a
Download Folder

STEP 2

Download a file
using your browser

STEP 3

Prepare your file
for installation

STEP 4

Use WinZip to
open zdgw95.zip

STEP 5

Install ZDNet's Gates
Does Windows 95

Step 1:Create a Download Folder

Start by establishing good habits. Organizing your download files will help. Let's start by creating a new folder (directory) called C:\download for your use.


  • If you use the Windows 95 Explorer: highlight your C: drive, and then click on these menu items, one after the other: File | New > Folder. When a folder entitled New Folder is created, rename it download.

    Note: A word about distinguishing between the Windows 95 Explorer and Microsoft Internet Explorer. The Windows 95 Explorer is the system tool that helps you examine and access your entire computer; files; directories; drives; desktop, etc. In contrast, Microsoft Internet Explorer is the browser you can use to surf the Web.


  • If you use the Windows 3.1 or 95 File Manager, highlight your C: drive, and then click on these menu items, one after the other: File | Create Directory. Type download into the name box that appears and click OK.

Tips for following this exercise
Here are a few tips so you can use other progams as you follow the steps in this tutorial:

  • Close other programs you don't need
  • Use Alt-Tab to easily toggle between programs
  • Resize windows or click on their title bars to move them out of the way