File Management Made Simple, Windows Edition is published by Apress on November 20, 2015. This book has 179 pages in English, ISBN-10 1484210832, ISBN-13 978-1484210833. PDF is available for download below.
Managing data is an essential skill that every PC user should have. Surprisingly though, a large number of users–even highly experienced users–exhibit poor file management skills, resulting in frustration and lost data. File Management Made Simple can resolve this by providing you with the skills and best practices needed for creating, managing and protecting your data.
Do any of the following scenarios sound familiar to you? You’ve downloaded an attachment from your e-mail, but aren’t sure where you downloaded it to. You spent an entire evening working on a document only to discover the next morning that you didn’t save it to your flash drive like you thought you had? Unfortunately, for a vast number of PC users, scenarios like these are all too common. These situations are not only extremely frustrating for the user, but also tend to discourage them from ever wanting to touch a PC again! However, these problems and others can be easily rectified with this brief, book, by your side.
File Management Made Simple will show you how best to name, manage, and store your files. By using descriptive folders to identify files, you’ll see how easy it is to ensure the data you need is always readily available. Finally this book introduces you to some of the best options for transporting and protecting your data.
What you’ll learn
- How to navigate your Windows PC like a professional technician
- How to move, copy or delete data effectively, efficiently, and safely
- Best practices for organizing your files: adjustable strategies that work for any situation
- How to find anything, quickly, on your hard drive
- How to transport or share your data between systems or with other users
- How to protect your data from loss, theft, or equipment failure
- Covers Windows versions 7, 8 and 10
Who this book is for
The target audience for this book is the person who works on a PC, but other then turning it on and performing the most elementary of tasks, has no idea how to use it. It’s for those people who use the computer every day, but neither want, nor need to know how it all works. These are the people who just want to complete the task at hand and move on with their lives. It will be designed to help users, both young and old, get comfortable with the machine, and give them the confidence they need to manage their data quickly and more efficiently.