Moving files in Windows is an essential task for any user. Fortunately, it’s quite simple to do. This guide will walk you through the steps of moving a file from one folder to another on the Windows operating system.
First, open the File Explorer by selecting its icon from the Taskbar or clicking the Start button and typing “File Explorer” in the search box. This will bring up the File Explorer window.
Now, find the file you want to move. To do this, use the navigation panel on the left-hand side of the window to browse through the folders and drives until you reach the location of the file. Once you have located the file, click on it to select it. You can also select multiple files by holding down the Ctrl key while you click each file.
When you’ve selected the file or files you want to move, right click on it/them and a menu will appear. From the menu, select “Cut”. This will “cut” the file(s) from their current location and store them in the computer’s clipboard. This allows you to paste the file in a new location.
Next, go to the location where you want to move the file(s). This can be a new folder or the same folder the file was originally located in. To create a new folder, right click anywhere in the folder and select “New > Folder” from the menu. Enter the name of the folder and hit enter. The new folder will be created in the current directory.
Now that you are in the desired location, right click again to bring up the menu. Select “Paste” from the menu and the file(s) you “cut” earlier will be pasted into the new folder.
And that’s it! You’ve now successfully moved a file from one folder to another on your Windows computer. Moving files is an incredibly useful tool to keep your documents and files organized and easily accessible. Have fun organizing your files!