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 A common question is how one can send a database by email. The answer is to compress it into a single archive file and send that, using a facility built in to Windows. ​ A common question is how one can send a database by email. The answer is to compress it into a single archive file and send that, using a facility built in to Windows. ​
  
-Using Windows Explorer, locate the database folder, then right-click and choose Send To > Compressed (zipped) Folder as shown here. {{ :​faq:​zipped_folder.jpg?​150|Zipping a Database}}+Using Windows Explorer, locate the database folder, then right-click and choose Send To > Compressed (zipped) Folder as shown here. {{ :​faq:​zipped_folder.jpg?​150|Zipping a Database}} ​(Click on the Image to enlarge it.)
  
 The result is a single file, in this case called Elton55.zip,​ which is about 13% of the size of the folder contents. This preserves the structure of the whole folder, including the dates of the files, which can be vital when exploring a corruption. ​ The result is a single file, in this case called Elton55.zip,​ which is about 13% of the size of the folder contents. This preserves the structure of the whole folder, including the dates of the files, which can be vital when exploring a corruption. ​
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