Files, folders and Windows Explorer

When using Windows 7, 8 ja 10 – operating system you can view files and folders with Windows Explorer, which can be opened from it’s icon in taskbar  (or pressing shortcut Win+E). You can find files using “Find/Search” feature.

Find-feature

You can find files using “Find/Search” feature from taskbar or Start-menu.

 

 

Microsoft’s guide about Find | Video

Jumplists

Jumplist open using right mouse button when in Start menu or taskbar. Jumplist is contextual and is contains recently used commands etc.

Microsoft’s guide about jumplists

Libraries

Libraries are used to several purposes. Default libraries are Documents, Music, Pictures, Videos. You can create new libraries if you need them. It is not possible to attach network locations to libraries. Windows 10 contains “Quick list” that is almost the same.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microsoft’s giode about libraries | Creating new library

USB-memory sticks

USB-memory sticks are plugged into USB ports, after which you can see the contents of it using File explorer. Mamory media should always be removed only after clicking “Safely remove hardware” -feature at the system tray.

Burning CD/DVD disks and images

Microsoft’s guide about making CD’s

Naming files and folders

Windows 7 and newer operationg systems support long filenames and extensions. You can use lowercase and uppercase letters to improve readability.

  • Allowed characters are commas, plus and minus signs.
  • Forbidden characters :      |    /    :    *    ?    <    >