NIOS Data Entry Ch-2 Operating System Part 2

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View File Details:

  • Click on Start, and then click on My Documents

  • Double-click the folder that contains the files to be viewed.

  • On the View menu, click Details.

  • It will display all the details about the files such as Name, Type, size etc.

Coping and Moving Files Using Explorer:

  • Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer.

  • Make sure the destination for the file or folder you want to move is visible.

  • Drag the file or folder to the destination.

  • If you drag an item while pressing the right mouse button, you can move, copy, or create a shortcut to the file in its new location.

  • To copy the item instead of moving it, press and hold down CTRL while dragging.

  • If you drag an item to another disk, it is copied, not moved. To move the item, press and hold down SHIFT while dragging.

  • Dragging a program to a new location creates a shortcut to that program. To move a program, right-click and then drag the program to the new location. You must be logged on as an administrator to move a program.

Create a New Folder:

  • Click on Start, and then click on My Documents

  • Under File, click New and select Folder.

  • A new folder is displayed with the default name, New Folder.

  • Type a name for the new folder, and then press ENTER.

  • A new folder can also be created by right clicking a blank area in a folder window or on the desktop, pointing to New, and then clicking Folder.

Rename a File or Folder:

  • Click on Start, and then click on My Documents

  • Click on the file or folder you want to rename.

  • Under File, click Rename.

  • Type the new name, and then press ENTER key.

  • File or folder can also be renamed by right clicking it and then clicking Rename.

Delete a File or Folder:

  • Click on Start, and then click on My Documents

  • Click on the file or folder you want to delete.

  • Under File, click Delete.

  • Files or folders can also be deleted by right-clicking the file or folder and then clicking Delete.

  • Deleted files or folders are stored in the Recycle Bin, till they are permanently removed from the Recycle Bin.

  • To retrieve a deleted file, double-click the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop. Right-click on the file to retrieved, and then click Restore.

  • To permanently delete a file, press and hold down SHIFT and drag it to the Recycle Bin.

Install Software/Hardware

Install Software:

  • Click Start, click Control Panel,

  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.

  • Click on Add New Programs, and then select the source

  • where the software to be installed is located such as CD orb Floppy drive

  • Follow the instructions on your screen to install the software.

Change or Remove Software:

  • Click Start, click Control Panel,

  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.

  • Click on Change or Remove Programs, and then select the program you want to change or remove.

  • To change a program, click on Change button.

  • To remove a program, click on Remove button.

Add New Features from Windows Update:

  • Click Start, click Control Panel,

  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.

  • Click Windows Update.

  • Follow the instructions to locate and install new Windows features or update

Add or remove a Windows component:

  • Click Start, click Control Panel,

  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.

  • Follow the instructions in the Windows Components Wizard.

Install Hardware

  • Click Start, click Control Panel,

  • Double-click Add Hardware.

  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

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