Working with Windows Explorer

Learn how to work with Windows XP Windows Explorer in this free lesson to find files and programs.

Exploring My Computer

My Computer is another tool you can use to manage files and folders. With this tool, you can create, rename, and move folders and copy, print, move, delete, and rename files. It also allows you to gain access to other system tools.

To open My Computer:

  1. Double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop.

    My Computer icon
  2. My Computer opens.
My Computer


  1. Right-click the My Computer icon (on the desktop).
  2. Choose Open.


  • Open the Start menu and choose My Computer.