Save a webpage as a file

This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Internet Explorer 8.

If you want to save the webpage you're viewing as a file on your computer, you can do so.

To save a webpage as a file

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Internet Explorer.

  2. Go to the webpage you want to save.

  3. Click the Page button, and then click Save As.

  4. Navigate to the folder where you want to save the webpage. By default, webpages are saved in the Documents folder.

  5. Type a new name in the File name box if you want to change the name.

  6. In the Save as type box, do one of the following:

    • To save all the files associated with the page, including graphics, frames, and style sheets in their original format, select Webpage, complete.

    • To save all information as a single file, select Web Archive, single file (*.mht).

    • To save just the current HTML page, without graphics, sounds, or other files, select Webpage, HTML only.

    • To save just the text from the current webpage, select Text File.

  7. Click Save.