Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Recycle Bin, part of Up and Running with Windows 8.
One of the things I'm very often grateful for is that when you delete a file, it's …not necessarily actually deleted. Let me show you what I mean. …I'll go ahead and switch to the desktop environment by clicking on the Desktop …Tile on the Start Screen and you'll notice that I have some files on the desktop. …These happen to be PDF Documents, but they're actually just copies. …I had created copies for another purpose. I have what I consider to be the …original, so to speak, in my Documents folder in a Pixology folder. …So I have two copies of these particular documents.…
I don't need the extra copies. I'll go ahead and close the file explorer …and then I can delete these files. I'll go ahead and select both of them. …I could then right-click, for example, and choose the delete option or I can …simply drag and drop to the recycle bin. But I'm going to go ahead and right-click …and choose delete. Just to demonstrate that deleting isn't …really deleting. But instead those files that we delete …
- 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 Appropriate for all
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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