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Simple Procedures for Your Computer
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Several years ago, I put this page together for my own benefit.
Since then, I have made countless copies of it to pass around to friends.
Feel free to make as many copies of this page as you like,
but I would appreciate you copying it AS IS, and not altering it.
Thanks, and enjoy!
* * * Please see note on bottom of page.
Defrag - Start - Run - defrag - Show Details
Scandisk - Start - Run - scandisk. Choosing to save is not necessary.
New File - My Computer - choose your drive - file - new - folder - name your folder
Copy to Floppy - Open file to be copied - insert floppy - open floppy drive under my computer -
click and highlight materials to be transferred - click once on highlighted area and drag to floppy drive.
(THIS WILL NOT erase your existing file, only copy it to the floppy.)
Upload from Floppy - either create and open a new file to transfer material to,
or open desired file to transfer material to - insert floppy and open under my computer -
click and highlight materials to be transferred - click once on highlighted area and drag to desired file.
Find a file - start - find - files or folders - enter file name or key segment of file...
(such as back for backup.doc or .mid for midi files) - choose drive to search - find now
Change display settings - start - settings - control panel - display
Erasing File or Folder - highlight selection to be deleted - hit delete key.
Retrieving Erased File or Folder - open recycle bin - highlight selection to be restored -
right click once on selection - restore (NOTE once recycling bin has been emptied,
a file or folder CANNOT be restored)
Emptying Recycle Bin - open recycle bin - file - empty recycle bin.
To discard only PART of information in recycle binů open recycle bin -
highlight selected area to be discarded - hit delete button.
(NOTE once recycle bin is emptied, information cannot be restored)
Copy/Paste - highlight selected area to be copied over - hit Ctrl + C -
open file or area where copied information is to be deposited - click on desired area once -
hit Ctrl + V
(NOTE information can be copy/pasted from file to file and program to program in most cases)
Pinpointing Font Keys - start - programs - accessories - character map - select desired character -
click once and hold on a character to enlarge for easier viewing.
(NOTE some selections are only applicable by using the ALT + a number on keypad)
To apply a selected character to your document - with character map open, highlight selected character -
select - copy - return to desired document to receive character - click on desired area to receive character -
press Ctrl + V
* * *Hopper / Hopper Graphics is not responsible for any alterations made to your computer by following the information on this page. This information was originally intended for personal use, and is NOT from a professional source.
Use information from this page at your own risk.
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