Microsoft Windows 8: Accessing & Managing Files

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Organize and access your personal files in Windows 8.1. Explore the Start screen and File Explorer. In addition, discover how to use folders and libraries to organize files, and the search function to locate files.

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Microsoft Windows 8: Accessing & Managing Files

  • Using File Explorer
  • Browsing with File Explorer
  • Accessing document properties
  • Opening & saving a file
  • Opening a multimedia file
  • Renaming items
  • Deleting items
  • Displaying file information in File Explorer
  • Sorting files & folders
  • Adding sort columns
  • Hiding & showing files
  • Moving a file
  • Organizing your files & folders
  • Using your libraries
  • Using the Send to function
  • Customizing File Explorer's behavior
  • Finding a document
  • Performing an advanced search
  • Saving a file search
  • Customizing the search function
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    Expertise Level