Windows Explorer and My Computer

Learn how to use the Windows 98 Windows Explorer feature and the Windows 98 My Computer feature in this free lesson.

Choosing views

You can choose how you want to display files and folders on your computer. You can display them as large icon, small icons, as a list, or as a list with details including size, type, and date last modified.

To choose the view for your files and folders in My Computer or Windows Explorer:

  • Click on the View menu.
  • Choose the view you want: Large Icons, Small Icons, List, or Details. A dot appears next to your choice.

View Menu

OR

  • Click on the Views Views Button button.
  • Keep clicking the button until the view you want appears.

OR

  • Click the down-pointing arrow next to the Views button on the toolbar.
  • Choose the view you want: Large Icons, Small Icons, List, or Details. A dot appears next to your choice.

Views Menu on Toolbar