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Windows 8: Visual Quickstart Guide by Barrie Sosinsky

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10. Windows 8 Explorer

Windows Explorer is the central utility used to work with the Windows file system. It will play a major role in your everyday work: finding and selecting files and folders; searching for content; copying, pasting, moving, and deleting objects; and altering file and folder attributes—among many other things.

With the Windows 7 Start menu’s powerful search function gone and the tile-based interface’s search being incomplete, Explorer is where you can perform sophisticated searches in Windows. Get to know Explorer well and it will speed up your work.

Microsoft has enhanced Explorer from previous ...

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