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How do iI find a File in my computer?

Posted By : ricardo of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 26, 2003

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I can't find a File. I know its there what can I do to find this file? Can you help to do this?

This question was answered on March 26, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

1 Right click on the START button on your task bar.

2 Click “Find”.

3 You can search for files by Name, Date Modified or Advanced.

4 To search by name, select the Name & Location tab (if it isn’t already showing).

5 Type the file’s name into the “Name” box

(*Hint: if you aren’t sure what the exact file name is, but know it includes some words, such as “finding”, you can search for all file names that include that word by typing an “*” in front and behind the word Ex: “*finding*” would find all file names with the word finding somewhere in them.)

6 Select the correct location to search in by clicking on the down arrow beside the “look in” box If you don’t know where on your computer you saved the file, select “My Computer”.

7 Click FIND NOW


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Posted by ricardo of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 26, 2003

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