In This Chapter
Managing files with the desktop’s File Explorer
Navigating drives, folders, and flash drives
Creating and naming folders
Selecting and deselecting items
Copying and moving files and folders
Writing to CDs and memory cards
Understanding Windows OneDrive
By leaving their paper-strewn oak desktops and moving to computers, everybody hoped things would be easier. Important papers would no longer slide behind the desk or languish in dusty drawers. Twenty years later, though, we know the truth: Computers come with just as many nooks, crannies, and hiding places as did the desks they replaced … maybe even more.
In Windows, File Explorer serves as your computerized filing cabinet. Insert a flash drive or portable hard ...