Managing Folders in Windows XP

Sometimes you need to create a new folder in windows to place files, pictures, etc. It is important to keep your files organized so that you know where to find it later. Keep relevant files in one folder. Create a sub-folder if necessary.

We can create folder anywhere in the system. But before we continue, let’s look in the My Documents folder. To open My Documents, double-click
at My Documents icon on your Desktop or click Start --> My Documents. In windows XP, there are three folders: My Music, My Pictures, and My
Videos by default. This is where you can keep your personal documents. You can add how many folders you want in here.

How to create folder in Windows XP
This is an example on how to create a new folder named ‘database tutorial’:
1. Start --> My Documents
2. Right-click --> New Folder
3. Type ‘database tutorial’ for the name of the new folder.
4. Enter to confirm.

How to delete folder in Windows XP
This is an example on how to delete a folder:
1. Start --> My Documents
2. Right-click on the ‘database tutorial’ folder we just created.
3. Choose Delete and windows will ask you for confirmation.
4. Click OK if you are sure.

How to rename folder in Windows XP
This is an example on how you can rename a folder’s name:
1. Start --> My Documents
2. Right-click on the folder’s icon you want to rename, for an example My Pictures.
3. Choose Rename, type ‘My Photos’.
4. Enter to confirm.

How to create shortcut in Windows XP
This is an example on how to create Windows Media Player shortcut on the Desktop:
1. Start --> All Programs --> Windows Media Player --> Right-click
2. Send To --> Desktop (create shortcut)

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