How to Find Your Folders and Files on a Windows 7 Computer

This is an absolute computer basics tutorial on how to find folders and files on a Windows 7 computer. Be warned, this article is not for advanced computer users.

Now there are a few options to use when accessing your folders and files.

Use the search box on the Start menu

This is the easiest way to find a file on your Windows seven computer. All you have to do is click on the start menu and type what you want to find into the search box. But there is one problem with this method. You need to have an idea of what you are searching for.

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Browse Your Computer For Folders and Files

Sometimes it is not easy to search for something when you have no clue as to what it is called. Therefore in this situation we can browse through our files on the computer to find what we want that way.

Again, go to the start menu. What we press on depends on what file or folder we are looking for.

For example if you want to find a document then it could be stored in the documents folder. If you want to find a photo then it should be in the pictures folder.

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Watch This Video To See More on How to Find Files

What are your best tips for finding folders and files on a Windows Seven computer?