Lesson 13 - IC3BASICS,Internetand ComputingCoreCertification

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IC 3  BASICS, Internet and  Computing Core Certification Computing Fundamentals Lesson 13 Working with Disks, Folders, and  Files
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Working with Disks, Folders, and Files - Lesson 13 2 Objectives Format a floppy disk. Magnetically label a floppy disk. Use Disk Cleanup to clear your disk of unnecessary files. Run the Disk Defragmenter. Create folders and subfolders. Name and rename folders. Delete folders and restore (undelete) a deleted folder from the  Recycle Bin. Manage the display and organization of files. Copy and move files from one folder to another. Recognize and distinguish between different file icons. Run applications from My Computer.
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Working with Disks, Folders, and Files - Lesson 13 3 Formatting a Floppy Disk Prepares a disk for use on a specific type  of drive Removes any previously stored  information from the disk From the My Computer window, select  the disk you wish to format and select  Format  from the File menu.
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Working with Disks, Folders, and Files - Lesson 13 4 The Format Dialog Box This figure shows the Format dialog box.  You  can  set  various  format  options  in  this  box  and  view  information  about  the  disk being formatted. A  full  format  checks  the  disk  for  bad  sectors, while a Quick Format does not. You can also create a system boot disk  to restart your computer if your hard  drive fails.
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Working with Disks, Folders, and Files - Lesson 13 5 Electronically Labeling Disks You can electronically identify a disk with a  magnetic label. Disks can be labeled at the time of formatting or  after formatting. From the My Computer window, select the disk  whose label you wish to change and select  Properties  from the File menu. Select the  General  tab.
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Working with Disks, Folders, and Files - Lesson 13 6 The General Tab of the Properties  Dialog Box This dialog box is used to supply  a  magnetic  label  for  your  disk.  Enter the name for the disk in the  text box at the top of the screen  and click  OK . This  dialog  box  can  also  be  accessed  at  any  time  to  see  how  much  free  space  is  available on any selected disk  drive.
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7 Managing Disks Windows comes with a number of tools to  keep your system in good working order,  including Disk Cleanup This utility is used to clear your disk of  unnecessary files. Disk Defragmenter
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course IMS 101 taught by Professor Novak during the Fall '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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Lesson 13 - IC3BASICS,Internetand ComputingCoreCertification

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