What is windows explorer?

Question

I had excell reader before the norton's program we installed and it dumped it. I found it somewhere for free and I have not been able to locate it again. Please help, I get alot of Emails that are excell format. Thank you, Laura

Answer

This question was answered on November 3, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

To locate lost files

Check these locations to locate lost files:

The My Documents folder

Click Start, and then click My Documents

The default save location of the program you used to open or create the file

Open the program

On the File menu, click Save As

This opens the program's default save location where the file was likely saved.

Perform a search

Click Start, click Search, and then do one of the following:

To search for a document, click Documents (Word, Excel, etc.)

To search for another file type, click Other files or folders

For more information, click Related Topics.

The Documents and Settings\user name folder

Click Start, and then click My Computer

Double-click the hard disk icon to display the contents of the root directory For example, C:\ or D:\

Double-click the Documents and Settings folder, and then double-click the folder that corresponds to your user name

Depending on how Windows was installed on your computer, the Documents and Settings folder may not be present.

The systemroot\Windows\system32 folder

Click Start, and then click My Computer

Double-click the hard disk icon to display the contents of the root directory For example, C:\ or D:\

Double-click the systemroot folder, and then double-click system32

In the systemroot\system32 folder, double-click the file or folder you want to open

The root directory

Click Start, and then click My Computer

Double-click the hard disk icon to display the contents of the root directory For example, C:\ or D:\

The folders of the program you used to open or create the file

Click Start, and then click My Computer

Double-click the hard disk icon to display the contents of the root directory For example, C:\ or D:\

Double-click the Program Files folder, and then double-click the file or folder you want to open

For example, if you created a document in Microsoft Word, the file may have been saved in one of the folders associated with Microsoft Word.

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 3, 2004