Open the "Start" menu and click the "Computer" icon. Navigate to the location of the file or files you want to Zip.
Select the files or folders you want to Zip by pressing the "Ctrl" key and clicking on each one in turn. Skip this step if you only want to Zip one file.
Right-click the selection or file and move to the "Send to" option. Click the "Compressed (zipped) folder" option to create the Zip file.