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Do you know the difference between a file upload
Can you unzip a file?
Do you know where the files you download actually
Do you know where to find file archives of genealogy
texts and utilities online?
If you don't know the answers to all of the questions
above, don't feel badly -- you're not alone. File transfers, archivers,
and file archive sites can be confusing subjects, but help is at hand!
This article will walk you through the basics, and hopefully will give
you the confidence to tackle downloading files on your own.