How To Remove Files
This guide provides an overview on how to find and remove files from your PC. This is important because viruses will create files on the computer which will need to be removed if you plan to manually remove it. However, this guide is also useful in that it will show how to search for files in Windows. Searching for files in Windows XP slightly differs from searching for files in Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Warning: Please exercise caution when deleting files from your PC since you can corrupt your computer operating system if you remove files which are needed by Windows.
How To Find and Remove Files in XP
How To Find and Remove Files in Vista and Windows 7
For Windows XP – Step 1: Click on Start
Step 2: Click on My Computer
Step 3: Click on Search
Step 4: Search For File. Use search for all files and folder to search your entire computer.
Step 5: Click on file and press delete from your keyboard. This will allow you to delete files.
For Windows Vista and Windows 7 – Step 1: Click on the Windows Logo on the bottom left hand portion of the screen. The will bring up the program for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Step 2: Click on Computer. It will be on the right hand menu.
Step 3: This will bring up the file manager. In the top right hand corner, you will be able to search for files. You can also choose to navigate through the folders to find a specific file by navigating through the hard disk. The hard disk will be under the section named “Hard Disk Drives.”
Step 4: In order to remove a file, left click on the file and press delete from your keyboard. This will allow you to delete the specific file. You can also right click on a file and select delete. The file will go into the recycle bin.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to comment below.
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Chris November 23rd, 2022 at 7:35 pm
Computer infected with PC Protection Center 2022. Has blocked Norton Antivirus – ParetoLogic Spyware use. Will not allow me to download any programs I suspect might clean it off. Any answers?