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Win Computer

See Win My Computer.



Win My Computer

My Computer is the doorway to the resources in a Windows XP computer. In Vista, My Computer was renamed Computer and relocated down the hierarchy. Windows 7 once again relocated Computer, and Win8.1 and 10 renamed Computer to This PC.








So Much for Continuity
In every version of Windows, the file hierarchy is changed, adding nothing but confusion for power users.






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Win Active title barWin Configuration settings
Win Add protocolWin Control panels
Win All ProgramsWin Copy between windows
Win Associating filesWin Copy/move files/folders
Win Auto Hide TaskbarWin Create new folder
Win AutoRunWin Desktop search
Win Change window position and sizeWin Device Manager
Win Change Windows appearanceWin Dial-up Networking
Win Character MapWin Display settings
Win ClipboardWin Drag and drop

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