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Microsoft® Windows 7 Your Way: Speed Up and Customize Windows by Michael Miller

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8. Managing Media Storage and Playback

These days, you use your PC just as much or more for media management than you do for writing letters and checking email. Today’s personal computer is a high-powered digital media storage and playback device, used to organize digital photos, music, and videos.

Of course, when it comes to digital media, not everybody has the same needs. You want to customize Windows to manage media your way—to handle your particular mix of photos, music, and videos. Well, that’s what this chapter is about, so read on.

Working with Media Libraries and Folders

Windows 7 stores your media files in three virtual libraries—Pictures, Music, and Videos. These libraries consolidate media files stored in various files across your ...

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