5. Explore files and folders

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You view all the drives, folders, and files that are stored on your computer and on storage drives it is connected to through a network or over the internet, in File Explorer. File Explorer can display the contents of a folder, a library of folders, or a virtual collection of items (such as the Quick Access list).

To simplify the way that you work with files, Windows presents files in File Explorer as though the files are organized in a hierarchical storage system of folders and subfolders (folders within folders). In reality, files are stored on the computer’s hard drive ...

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