Use the basic file management commands - Rename, Move, Copy, and Delete - as the basis for organizing your files. Give files a better name; move them to a better locate, copy files to removeable media, and remove unwanted files.
- [Instructor] Files could be born perfect,…but mostly they aren't.…They could be given a better name,…or perhaps placed in a more logical location.…Files might need to be copied elsewhere,…and perhaps a file is no longer necessary,…so it must be removed.…To meet these ends, you use the fundamental…file management commands.…Rename, Move, Copy and Delete.…This movie reviews these commands…and shows you how they can best be put…to use to begin or continue organizing…your PC's mass storage system.…
In Windows, file management takes place…in the File Explorer Window.…If you don't have the File Explorer Window…open on your computer, press the Windows E key…combination to summon the window.…In that window, you will notice…the Organize group on the Home tab.…Here is where you find the basic…file manipulation commands.…Move, Copy, Delete and Rename.…Because Windows is also heavy duty…on the cut and paste paradigm,…you can also use the items in the Clip Board…group to copy, cut or move files.…
And you have the option of using…
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- Recall which tab to select to see additional details about files and folders.
- Determine the hierarchy of folders.
- Explain how to create a shortcut on your desktop.
- Summarize the steps taken to add files from a folder to the Documents library.
- Recognize the benefits of file compression.
- List three common storage device formats.