Chapter 11

Working with Files


This chapter shows you how to work with the files on your computer. These easy and efficient methods show you how to view, select, copy, move, rename, and delete files, as well as how to restore accidentally deleted files, how to copy files to a CD or DVD, and how to extract files from a compressed folder.

View Your Files

Select a File

Change the File View

Preview a File

Copy a File

Move a File

Rename a File

Create a New File

Delete a File

Restore a Deleted File

Add a File to Your SkyDrive

Extract Files from a Compressed Folder

Burn Files to a CD or DVD

View Your Files

You can view the files you create, as well ...

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