Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
File Management in Windows Explorer
• Click Delete on the shortcut menu
to begin the delete process by
displaying the Conﬁ rm File Delete
dialog box (Figure 1–77).
Conﬁ rm File
Delete dialog box
• Click the Yes button in the Conﬁ rm
File Delete dialog box to remove
the Lake at Sunset ﬁ le (Figure 1–78).
Can I use this same technique to
delete a folder?
Yes. Right-click the folder and then
click Delete on the shortcut menu.
When you delete a folder, all the
ﬁ les and folders contained
in the folder you are
deleting, together with
all the ﬁ les and folders
on the lower hierarchical
levels, are deleted as well.
minus sign to
left of Computer
1. Drag icon to Recycle Bin
2. Click icon, on File menu
click Delete, click Yes
3. Select icon, press ALT+F,
press D, press Y
Again, you should use extreme caution when deleting ﬁ les and folders to ensure you
do not delete something you may not be able to recover.