Chapter 4

Getting More Out of Files and Folders

Although you may use Windows 8 to achieve certain ends — write memos and letters, create presentations, play games, surf the Internet, and so on — you still have to deal with files and folders as part of your day-to-day work or play. Basic tasks such as copying and moving files, creating and renaming folders, and deleting unneeded files and folders are part of the Windows 8 routine.

Your goal should be to make all this file and folder maintenance less of a routine so that you have more time during the day to devote to more worthy pursuits. Fortunately, Windows 8 offers a number of shortcuts and tweaks that can speed up file and folder tasks and make them more efficient. In this chapter you learn ...

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