Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Safely removing a device, part of Learning Windows 8.
The files that I work with tend to be very important to me. …Those might be documents that have important information in them, or …photographs that preserve important memories. …Whatever the case, I want to make sure that I'm not causing harm to the files …that I may copy around on my system. And that means when I'm working with an …external source device for example, I want to make sure that I properly remove …that device. I don't want to simply unplug an external …hard drive for example. But rather, I want to use this Safe …Removal option. I'll go ahead and switch to the desktop …display, and I'll open up the File Explorer and navigate to my thumb drive.…
This is a USB storage device that allows me to transfer files very easily among a …wide variety of computers. I had some files on this device, but I've …moved them to a new location on my computer, and so I'm all finished working …with this device. I'm ready to unplug it, but I don't …want to simply unplug. Now at the moment, that actually happens …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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