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Create a folder on the desktop or subfolder inside other folders in Windows 7

Windows 7 lets you create new folders and subfolders to organize your files; you can create a folder on the desktop (which is a special system folder), just like you can make new folders and subfolders inside other folders in Windows Explorer. This tutorial explains how to create a folder in both cases.

 

Create a new folder on the desktop

Follow these simple steps to make a new folder on your Windows 7 desktop:

Once you have created the new folder and chosen a meaningful name for it, you can start using it: double-click on it to open it in Windows Explorer, or drag files and subfolders on it to move them inside that new folder.

Create a folder or subfolder inside other folders in Windows Explorer

In most cases, you will need to make new folders inside another folder, other than the desktop:

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