We’re excited to announce that Nancy Muir’s Windows 8 Plain & Simple (ISBN 9780735664036) is now available for purchase!  You can find the book’s introduction in this previous post . In today’s post, please enjoy reading an excerpt from section 10, “File Management.”  You use an app called File Explorer to find files you’ve saved on your computer or an external drive such as a USB stick, create new folders and move or copy files among them, and delete files you no longer need. You can also back up files in a file history or external drive so you have an extra copy for safekeeping, or create compressed versions of files that are smaller and easier to store and send to others. Using the File Explorer Ribbon New to File Explorer in Windows 8 is a ribbon of tools you use to get things ...read more