- In this lesson, I review how to use Libraries…for managing your files and folders.…Libraries are easily one of the most misunderstood,…at the same time, most useful features in Windows.…They can help you organize files…and folders very efficiently, can also be used…to find what you're looking for…in virtually seconds, and also sort, tag and edit files…and folders using just a few clicks when using Libraries.…So in this lesson, I'll explain more about…how Libraries work, how to create new ones,…how to add new folders to a library,…how to modify a library's property,…as well as how to delete a library.…
Let me start by describing more about…Windows Libraries and why you really…want to start using them.…You can imagine a library as a…virtual collection of folders, virtual because…it doesn't really exist as an actual folder,…but instead as a reference to one or more folders…on your computers, and the files found inside.…In Windows 10, default Libraries include…two standard folders, the User folder,…specific to each library, and…
Using the tools that come with a standard Windows build, James Gonzalez shows how to configure data storage (on client devices and on OneDrive), secure data with good authentication practices, encrypt data with EFS and BitLocker, and manage data access to shared folders, printers, and hard drives. He also shows how to set up file sharing for an organization using HomeGroup networks and NTFS permissions.
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Identify which storage usage category you should select to check how much space your downloads folder is using on your Windows drive.
- Name the type of storage space resiliency you should select to turn two physical drives into one logical drive.
- Describe the steps needed to access the NTFS permissions for a specific folder.
- List the actions required to share a printer with users on the same network.
- State how to use file explorer to open your PC instead of quick access.
- List the steps to add folder permissions for a specific folder.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Configuring Data Storage
2. Securing Data
3. Encrypting Data
4. Managing Data Access
5. Sharing Files
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