How to Create Folders in Your Computer

By Techwalla Contributor

Create folders in your computer to help organize your files. Create folders for different topics, and then move files into the folders according to the subject. To get even more organized, create folders within folders. For example, create a folder titled Recipes, and create folders within that folder titled Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Step 1

Click the "Start" or Windows button on the bottom left of your computer screen.

Step 2

Click "My Documents" or "Documents."

Step 3

Select the "New folder" button to create a new folder.

Step 4

Name your folder. Click the Enter tab for the name to take place.

Step 5

Click the file you would like to reorganize and using the mouse, drag it into the folder you want to put it, then release the mouse button. Your file is inside the folder.