Chapter 6. Working with My Computer and Windows Explorer

In this chapter, you will work with both the My Computer window and a good utility called Windows Explorer (not to be confused with Internet Explorer, your Web browser). Both are tools you should know and use when working with your PC and Windows.

Yet before you learn about the unique differences of each, let’s spend a moment talking about their similarities. Although both are included in Windows—and there’s a reason for both to exist because of their differences—you can actually perform the same file management (discussed in this chapter) through My Computer as you can through Windows Explorer. So you can use either tool to copy, paste, or delete files. Which you choose is entirely up to ...

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