Saving Pages

Sometimes you might want to save a web page do your hard disk or flash drive. This could be useful if you want to be able to read it when you are not connected to the Internet.

Chrome allows you to save pages as follows:

  • Click on the wrench icon wrench icon in the upper right hand corner of your browser window.
  • When the drop-down menu appears, select Save page as….

  • The standard Windows Save As dialog will be displayed. Choose the exact location on your hard drive or removable disk where you would like to save the current Web page. In the example below we have chosen a desktop folder called My Saved Pages.

  • Once you have chosen a suitable location click on the Save button to complete the process. The current Web page should now be saved to the specified location.

There may be other occasions when you wish to download something from a web page, for example a PDF document or a piece of software. Normally all you’ll need to do is click on a link and you’ll be presented with a dialogue that allows you to choose whether you want to Save or Open the file. If you want to save the file, simply select the Save option and you’ll be asked to choose the Save location as described above.

Remember to be careful when downloading files from the internet as they may contain viruses or other malicious code. You should only download files from sites that you trust.

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