Accessing & Managing Files in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)

Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)    |    Beginner
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Accessing and organizing your personal files in Microsoft Windows 10 couldn't be easier. During this course, you will begin with the Start menu to browse files. From there 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 the File Explorer. Other topics include how to organize your files, with folders and libraries; determine which files should be shown or hidden; move files to different folders; sort columns and search for files and documents.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Browse with file explorer in windows 10
    Access file properties in windows 10
    Select items in windows 10
    Create and save a new file in windows 10
    Open a multimedia file in windows 10
    Rename items in windows 10
    Delete items in windows 10
    Display file information in file explorer on windows 10
    Sort files and folders in file explorer on windows 10
    Hide and show files in file explorer on windows 10
  • Move a file in file explorer on windows 10
    Use your windows 10 libraries
    Use the send to function in windows 10
    Customize windows 10 file explorer's appearance
    Customize windows 10 file explorer's sort column
    Customize the windows 10 file explorer
    Find a document in windows 10
    Save a file search in windows 10 file explorer
    Customize your search in windows 10 file explorer

IN THIS COURSE

  • 6m 37s
    Understanding where a file or folder is located on your computer is important when it comes to managing your documents in Windows 10. You can use the File Explorer to gradually navigate your way through the different folders and subfolders found on your hard-drive or external storage devices. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 48s
    You may at some point need to know the size of a file, its location, or its format. These details can be found using the File Explorer in Windows 10. The properties window can also be used to visualize the last time a file was modified. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Selecting items in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 6s
    In Windows 10, you can select files a few different ways like by using your mouse, keyboard or item checkboxes. You will see how to select your files so that you can move and modify them. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating & saving a new file in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 4s
    In Windows 10 you can create a new file or folder directly from your desktop. It's important to choose a name that you'll remember, select the right location, and choose an appropriate format. Once you know how to do this, you can easily find your file again, and open and edit it. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Opening a multimedia file in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 59s
    Windows 10 features a variety of different applications which can be used to read and play your multimedia files. You will see how to open and play audio and video files as well as open these file types in different applications. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Renaming items in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 40s
    One way of reorganizing your files in Windows 10 is to rename them. Windows 10 can help you automatically rename multiple elements at the same time while ensuring that no file in the same location has the same name. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Deleting items in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    6m 9s
    The Recycle Bin can be found on the Windows 10 desktop and is used to store any files that have been deleted from your computer. 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 once again. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Displaying file information in File Explorer in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 23s
    The Windows 10 File Explorer can be used to visualize information and file properties relating to the items stored on your computer. In the click of a button, you can access file data such as the file's location, its size, its format and its relevant application. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Sorting files & folders in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 21s
    The Windows 10 version of File Explorer can be used to sort your files and folders in a particular order according to your preferences. 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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    10.  Hiding & showing files in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 20s
    In Windows 10, 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. You can also change your settings regarding the types of files automatically hidden from view. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Moving a file in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 28s
    You can begin organizing your files by moving them from one location to another. In Windows 10, there are a number of different ways of moving a file from the File Explorer to your desktop or to another file location. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Using your libraries in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 40s
    Windows 10 automatically organizes your documents, music, pictures, and videos into a library. This file view allows you to easily view and access files of a specific type without having to search through different folders and windows. You can also create new libraries to regroup specific folders and create a separate library collection. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using the Send To function in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 33s
    The Send To function in Windows 10 helps you transfer files between locations. You can use it to create a shortcut on your desktop, share a file via email or save a copy to an external storage device. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Customizing File Explorer's appearance in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    6m 9s
    The Windows 10 version of File Explorer features a variety of different tools that can help you locate the file you are looking for. You can configure the elements that you want to be displayed in the navigation pane, choose how you want icons to appear in the files list and show or hide the preview and details panes. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Customizing File Explorer's sort columns in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    6m 8s
    In Windows 10, you can customize the columns that are displayed in the File Explorer by adding or removing columns, reorganizing the column order and resizing your columns manually or automatically. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Customizing the File Explorer in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 18s
    If you use File Explorer a lot, you may find it useful to know how to modify its behavior and tailor it to your needs. You can, for example, choose to open a folder with a single click, select items simply by hovering your mouse over them, and automatically expand the directory path for a selected file or location. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Finding a document in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 55s
    In Windows 10, you can search for a file from an open file explorer window. You can choose to perform a broad search by searching in your entire hard drive, or a more refined search by searching in a specific folder. You can find the location you want to search in via the navigation pane. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Saving a file search in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 11s
    When performing a search in File Explorer in Windows 10, you can save the different searches that you perform in order to create a shortcut to the various search results. Any new content added that corresponds to the search term will also be included in the saved search results. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Customizing your search in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 56s
    The Windows 10 File Explorer search function can be customized. You can choose whether you search indexed or non-indexed locations. You can also choose to search within the contents of the file itself, rather than simply just the location or the file name. FREE ACCESS

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