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Copying Files in Windows Explorer
by John Anthony


Open Windows Explorer
You can find Windows Explorer by going to 'Start', then 'Programs'.
If you don't see it in 'Programs' then look in 'Accessories' folder.
Double click the Windows Explorer icon and it will open.

Viewing Folders and Files
On the left side of Windows Explorer you will see a section called 'Folders'.
Normally under Folders you should see at a minimum:
  • Libraries
  • Computer
  • Network
To see the all the drives on your PC, click 'Computer'.
Typically you will have listed as a minimum:
  • Hard drive (C:)
  • CD or DVD (D:)
Click the drive you want and all the folders for it become accessible.


Copying Files and Folders
  1. Navigate to the folder or file that you want to copy and place your cursor over the file or folder you want to copy, then right-click your mouse.

  2. Select copy from the menu that appears.

  3. Now place your cursor over the destination folder and again right-click your mouse.

  4. Select paste from the menu and the item is copied to the destination folder.


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