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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Moving and Copying Folders and Files

When you have accumulated enough files that you need to organize them in some way, you can easily move files and folders from one location to another. The methods of copying, pasting, moving, and renaming are the same for both files and folders.

One of the ways you might want to organize your files is by type. As you saw in "Viewing Information About a Folder or File" earlier in this chapter, Windows Vista includes four types of folders that are designed to hold files of a certain type: Documents, Pictures and Videos, Music Details, and Music Icons. When you display the contents of the folder, buttons on the toolbar provide easy access to features appropriate for that type of file, such as playing music or viewing ...

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