Add Folders to Libraries in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Ash0hley, Eng

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    Start out by opening our Windows explorer. To do so we need to double click on the computer icon.
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    Once it's open, we can see that there are Libraries here. They include 'Apps', 'Documents', 'Music', 'Pictures', and 'Videos'. We can add to that list.
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    To do so, we need to right click on the 'Libraries' icon.
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    Then, hover the mouse over 'New'. Click 'Library'.
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    Once it's created, we can name the library. Let's name it 'my files', and press enter.
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    Now the library is created, but it doesn't contain any folders or files. To add folders or files. We simply click it.
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    Then, click 'Include a folder'.
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    In this window, we need to choose a folder that we want to be included in this library. For example; we can click 'Computer'.
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    Then click 'VisiHow (H:)'.
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    Click 'my VisiHow folder'.
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    Once we have selected the folder, we need to click 'Include Folder'.
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    It will take some time depending on the number of files in that folder. The library now contains a folder.
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    Close the window.
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    Open 'Computer' again.
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    Click 'my files'.
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    We will be presented with the library that we've just added.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to add folders to libraries on Windows 7 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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