Find the files

One of your users has asked you to backup some important spreadsheets that are stored in the user’s Documents folder of their Windows XP machine. Where can you find this folder?

A) \Users

B) \Documents and Folders

C) \Documents and Settings

D) \My Documents

E) \Movies and Facebook

The answers: C) \Documents and Settings

The Windows XP operating system keeps all user files in the “\Documents and Settings” folder. Windows Vista and Windows 7 employ the “\Users” folder as a storage area for user documents.

Want to know more? Watch “Differentiating Between Windows Versions.”

Although Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista have similarities, there are a number of differences in the underlying organization of files. In this video, you’ll learn the differences in user file locations, system file locations, temporary file differences, and much more.