Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Recycle Bin, part of Learning 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 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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