There are lots of ways you can use shortcuts to access files and folders more quickly. See how to create shortcuts in File Explorer and make sure you understand the relationship between the shortcut and the original file.
- [Instructor] In File Explorer,…there are lots of ways you can use shortcuts…to access files and folders more quickly.…We've already seen some shortcuts…over here in the sidebar…under this Quick Access section.…By default, you should see shortcuts…to some of those pre-made folders…that are in your user folder,…these places where you can store your files…and documents and pictures…and stuff like that.…But over time, as you work with files…and folders in File Explorer,…you'll notice that some new shortcuts will appear here…because Windows will automatically make shortcuts…to the folders that you use a lot.…
The default shortcuts will stay here unless you remove them…but the others will add or change…as you continue to work with your files and folders.…But you can also pin your own folders…to this Quick Access section…to make your own shortcuts.…So, for example, I'll go to my Documents folder…where I've created a folder called Project Files…that I want to work with a lot.…So, all I need to do is right-click on this folder…
- Launching applications
- Interacting with windows, menus, and ribbons
- Multitasking to switch between multiple applications
- Switching to tablet mode
- Managing files and folders with the File Explorer
- Browsing the web with Edge
- Working with email, contacts, and calendars
- Using and installing apps
- Managing display and account settings
- Backing up Windows 10
- Troubleshooting Windows 10
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Launching and Managing Applications
3. File Explorer: The Windows Filing Cabinet
4. Browsing the Web with Edge
5. Working with Mail, People, and Calendars
6. Using the Other Bundled Apps
7. Installing Apps and Printers
8. Essential Settings and Customization
9. Account Settings
Sign-in security options4m 3s
10. Using Cortana to Search
11. Backing Up and Restoring
Next steps1m 12s
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