Chapter 6. Working with Files and Folders

As you learned in Chapter 3, “Understanding Microsoft Windows XP,” all the documents and programs on your computer are stored in electronic files. These files are then arranged into a series of folders and subfolders—just as you would arrange paper files in a series of file folders in a filing cabinet.

Because all your important data is stored in files, it's important that you learn how to work with Windows' files and folders. Every user needs to know how to copy, move, and delete files—none of which, fortunately, are that hard to do. ...

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