Saturday, October 23, 2010

Selecting Files with Check-boxes in Windows 7 [QUICK TIP]

When we select files in the Windows explorer they are distinctly highlighted. If you are a person who likes to have check-boxes (like in most web-apps) instead of just highlighting, read on…

  • Get into windows Explorer by opening a folder such as Computer (My Computer).

  • Select Tools > Folder Options

  • Navigate to the View tab under Folder Options and check the ‘Use check boxes to select items’ and apply the settings.

  • Now you will be able to see a check-box near the highlighted files.