Invert Selection of Files in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Amanda, Anonymous, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to invert selection of files on Windows 8 computers. First, we need a folder that contains several icons of folders or applications.

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    Let's open the file explorer.
    In this case, we will double-click the "This PC" shortcut on our desktop.
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  2. 2
    Double-click on a folder containing several items.
    For this example, we will choose one called "VisiHow".
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  3. 3
    Press and hold the "Ctrl" key.
    Click two items. We will click "X Archive Data" and then also "VisiHow". These two folders are now selected. Let's invert the selection.
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    Move the mouse to the upper-left corner of the window and click "Home".
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  5. 5
    Near the top right corner, click "Invert selection".
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  6. 6
    The two folders are no longer selected.
    Instead, "easycap videos" is now selected.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to invert selection of files on Windows 8 computers.
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Recent edits by: Anonymous, Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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