To open a file or folder

1.

Open My Documents

If the file or folder you want to open is not located in My Documents or its subfolders, use Search to find it. To open Search, click Start, and then click Search.

2.

Double-click the file or folder you want to open.

Note

To open My Documents, click Start, and then click My Documents

If the file you want to open is not associated with a particular program, you can select one. To do so, right-click the file, click Open With, and then select the name of the program.

You can use the View menu to change the way files are displayed. You can also use the View tab in the Folder Options dialog box to change file and folder settings. To open the Folder Options dialog box, on the Tools menu, click Folder Options.

Related Topics

Associate a file with a program

Viewing files and folders overview

Files and folders overview

Change the program that opens a file

Show your most recently used documents on the Start menu



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