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Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in PC-Basics, Windows Basics | 2 comments

Computer Basics Tutorial 6 – Files, folders and file paths

Being able to easily navigate around your computer is one of the most important skills you need to master if you want to get more out of your PC. As you produce and edit files, photographs and other kinds of media, you’ll benefit from understanding how your computer stores this data to disc and how to retrieve it. After watching this video, you should have a much better idea of how to work with files and folders on your PC.

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Additional notes

Some files and folders are protected by the operating system. When you open a folder like this, Windows will warn you that this is a special folder and that changing its contents might affect your computer. Be extra careful not to alter any files in your Windows folder, for example.

To learn more about files and folders, XP users should view this tutorial. Vista users should view this tutorial. Windows 7 and 8 users should use this tutorial. All Windows users can also benefit from our section on working with files.

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2 Comments

  1. I found this really interesting, i just learned something new yet it was so simple.

  2. Something interesting that I learned was how to open a documents as a file path. For me file path was also a new word so it’s something new I have learned. FIle path is basically a way to specify a unique location in a file system.

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