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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 15

Fun with Files and Folders

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding files

arrow Saving and naming files

arrow Organizing files in folders

arrow Finding your home folder

arrow Creating new folders

arrow Managing files

arrow Locating and recovering lost files

Here’s a tip: Understand what a file is and you and your computer will have a far more productive relationship. Understand a folder, and you’re well on your way to earning a doctorate in computer-human relationships. Both items — file and folder — are containers into which digital stuff is kept. You use files and folders to keep your PC organized and your sanity intact.

Behold the File!

All that digital information stored inside your computer doesn’t float around, wild and loose like grains of sand in a dust storm. Instead, that information is kept neat and tidy ...

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