Working with Windows Explorer

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


  • Create a shopping list in WordPad. Type some items on your list, name it Shopping List, and save it on the desktop.
  • Open Windows Explorer.
  • Open the desktop folder icon in the left pane, and move Shopping List to the My Documents folder.
  • Choose how you want to view your files and folders: thumbnails, tiles, large icons, small icons, list, or list with details.