Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Windows Explorer is an application program included with Windows XP. It allows you
to view the contents of the computer, the hierarchy of drives and folders on the computer,
and the ﬁ les and folders in each folder. In this section, you will use Windows Explorer
to expand and collapse drives and folders, display drive and folder contents, create a new
folder, copy a ﬁ le between folders, and rename and then delete a ﬁ le. These are common
operations that you should understand how to perform.
To Start Windows Explorer and Maximize Its Window
First, you must start the Windows Explorer application. The following steps start Windows Explorer using
the Folders button in the My Computer window.
• Display the Start menu (Figure 1–43).
• Click My Computer on the Start
menu to display the My Computer
window (Figure 1–44).