Accessing and managing files in Windows 11

Windows    |    Beginner
  • 10 videos | 36m 51s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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The File Explorer in Windows 11 helps you get to the files you need quickly and easily. This course will explore the various ways you can select one or multiple files. You will learn how to open, create, save, rename, and delete files. You'll discover how to display file information and change file properties in File Explorer. Other topics include organising your files with folders and libraries and determining which files should be shown or hidden. You will also see how to move files to different folders and sort files using filters and groups.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this using windows in windows 11 course
    Navigate the windows 11 file explorer window
    Select items in windows 11
    Create and save a new file in windows 11
    Rename items in windows 11
  • Delete items in windows 11
    Display file information in file explorer on windows 11
    Sort files and folders in the file explorer on windows 11
    Hide and show files in the file explorer on windows 11
    Move a file in the file explorer on windows 11

IN THIS COURSE

  • 55s
    This video outlines the key content covered in this Accessing and managing files in Windows 11 course, including how to navigate the Windows 11 File Explorer, create and save new files and folders, and how to display file information in the File Explorer. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 6s
    Understanding where a file or folder is located on your computer is important when it comes to managing your documents in Windows 11. You can use the File Explorer to find different folders and subfolders saved on your hard drive or external storage devices. In this video, you will explore the File Explorer’s interface, its ribbon, and how to customize the File Explorer’s default settings. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Selecting items
    4m 10s
    In Windows 11, there are various ways you can select one or multiple files. See how to use your mouse, keyboard and item checkboxes to select the files you need. Learn how to then move your selected files to another location on your computer. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating & saving a new file
    3m 34s
    In Windows 11, you can create a new file or folder directly from the file explorer window. It's important to know how to name, select the right location, and choose an appropriate format for your file. Once you know how to do this, you can quickly create new documents and organize them into folders. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Renaming items
    2m 26s
    In Windows 11, you can keep your files organized by renaming them. You can rename files from the File Explorer window, directly from the desktop, and you can rename multiple documents at the same time. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Deleting items
    5m 1s
    The Windows 11 Recycle Bin can be found on the desktop and stores any files that have been deleted. In order to use it successfully, you'll need to know how to delete a file, how to permanently remove an item from your computer, and how to restore a file if you'd like to access it again. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Displaying file information in File Explorer
    3m 51s
    Visualize information and file properties using the Windows 11 File Explorer. See how to access file data such as the file's location, size, and format. Learn how to add additional file information like tags. And explore the different ways you can view file information using the Details and Preview panes. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Sorting files & folders
    4m 18s
    Easily sort your files and folders in a particular order using the Windows 11 File Explorer. You will see how to sort your files, apply filters and group your files according to a certain category. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Hiding & showing files
    4m 5s
    In Windows 11, you can use the File Explorer tool to hide files from view. Knowing how to adjust the visibility of these hidden files is important if you want to protect your confidential documents and system files that shouldn't be modified. In this video, learn how to hide single or multiple files and folders. And see how to make hidden items visible, as well as how to unhide them. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Moving a file
    3m 24s
    It is easy to keep your files organized if you know how to move them from one location to another. In Windows 11, you can quickly move multiple files from the File Explorer to your desktop. Also, see the different ways to move files between different folders on your computer. FREE ACCESS

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