Storage: Internal, External, and in the Sky
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 SkyDrive
Everybody hoped the new Start screen would simplify their work, finally transcending the complicated world of files and folders. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.
Insert a flash drive or portable hard drive into your computer, and the Start screen dumps you onto the Windows desktop. There, File Explorer — the age-old digital filing cabinet — rears its head.
You’re stuck with File Explorer whenever you need to find folders inside your computer, outside your computer ...