Manage Files in Windows Vista

Find, Open, Print, Delete; New Folder


To find the file you downloaded previously (Progress_Folder.doc):

  1. Click the Windows Start button; in the Start Search box, type the filename Progress_Folder.doc, and press Enter.
  2. Click the Search button. You should see all files stored in the Desktop ending in doc or docx (if you use Word 2007) listed.


  1. Right-click the desired file, and note the choices of Open, Print, Copy, Delete, etc.
  2. Click Open to open, Print to print or Delete to delete.

Note: There are many other ways to search using Windows Vista. Click here for details on Windows Vista.


  1. Press Windows + M to show the Desktop.

  2. Right-click on an open space on the Desktop, and click New, Folder.

  3. With New Folder still highlighted in the folder name box, type GDPFILES; press Enter.

  4. Double-click the folder to open Windows Explorer; click inside the Address box to display and highlight the directory path.