How to create a folder in computer windows 10

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How to create a folder in computer or laptop | Do you want to create a new folder in computer but don’t know how to create a folder on a computer or laptop and how to create a file in computer. Then don’t worry here you will get a complete guide on creating a new folder and file in desktop windows 10.

In the computer, there are several methods that are existing by which you can create a folder where you want and also files too. But before starting this article let me explain to you why you should have to create a new folder in your computer windows 10?

On our computer we have lots of files, right? And we have to organize these files in a convenient way so we can access those files easily when we want. we can find those files in a simple way.

Let me explain to you in a simple way. for example, if you are a student and your teachers give you study materials in soft copy. When your teachers give you study materials, you store those materials on your computer. the material may include lots of files for different subjects. For better organization, we have to create different folders for different subjects and we have to save subject wise material respectively.

We can get this by creating a folder in computer windows 10. But if you do not create a folder in your computer then next time when you want to access your file, you may have to find it difficult (For a large number of files).

So let’s get started with this guide on how to create a folder in computer windows 10 and then we will discuss how to create a file in computer windows 10.

How to create a folder in computer

There are some methods to create folders on the desktop or laptop. We will see two easy methods to create a folder in a computer. These two methods for creating a new folder in the computer are very simple and easy. let’s see the first method.

How to create a folder in computer using the keyboard shortcut key

We can perform many tasks using keyboard shortcut keys. Similarly, we can create a folder with the help of a shortcut key.

Follow the steps below to create a folder in laptop or computer.

  1. The first step is that you have to go to the area where you want to create a folder. This means, if you want to create a new folder in your C, D, E, or F drive or in desktop then simply navigate to the location. Also, you can create a folder in another folder. In simple words hold your computer screen where you are wandering to create a folder.
  2. In the next step press the ctrl+shift+N key (keyboard shortcut key to create a folder in computer). This is the shortcut key to create a folder in computer. When you press this there key at a time your computer system will create a new folder automatically and the name of your newly created folder will be “new folder”. You can rename this folder and type the name that you want.
  3. When you create a folder on the computer by this method, your computer system will ask you to type the name of your folder. (Just after the folder created)

This is how you can create a folder in desktop windows 10. So now you know how to create a folder in computer windows 10 by keyboard shortcut key. The shortcut key for creating a new folder in desktop is ctrl+shift+N.

Now, let’s see another method to create a folder in computer (how to create a folder in computer with Right-click)

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How to create a folder in computer with right-click

The other method to create a folder in windows. For some reason, if you are unable to create a new folder by pressing ctrl+shift+N then apply this method. this method is very easy. let’s see how to create a folder in computer with a right-click.

  1. Navigate the location where you are wondering to create a new folder. After navigating you have to right-click anywhere using a mouse. but don’t right-click on the other file otherwise it will open different menus.

    How to create a folder in computer
    How to create a folder in computer
  2. Click on the New option or just hover over the New option.
  3. It will open another sub-menu and then click on the folder.
  4. As soon as you click on the folder option your computer system will create a new folder and you have to give a name to that folder.

By this method, you can create a new folder in laptop or desktop in an easy way. so now you know how to create a folder in computer with a right-click.

We have seen how to create a folder in computer or laptop. now, it’s time to know how to create a file in computer windows 10.

How to create a file in computer

The method by which we can create a file in computer is the same as we create a folder on the computer. There is no more difference.

But before starting this guide on creating a computer file let me tell you that what type of file you can create.

We can create a text file, word file, excel file, PowerPoint presentation file, ZIP file, MS database file, etc.

So let’s see the method and see how to create a file in computer windows.

How to create a file in computer with right-click

This is the same as we did above.

  1. First of all, go to the location where you want to create a new file in file explorer.
  2. In the next step right-click using the mouse.
  3. In this step, you will see different file formats that you can create such as Microsoft Access database file, MS Word, MS Excel file, MS PowerPoint, txt file, ZIP file, etc.
  4. Simply click on the file that you want to create. If you want to create a text file then click on the text file, if you want to create a word file then click on the Microsoft word document, and so on.

This is how you can create a file in computer laptop windows. So now you understood how to create a file in computer windows 10 or in a laptop.

It’s very easy to create a folder and file in computer. Also, there are other ways are available to create a folder and file in computer such as using a command prompt, etc. but this way is useful for those who know how to use the command prompt.

Conclusion:

In this article, we have seen how to create a folder in computer or laptop and how to create a file in computer or laptop. So your question was how do I create a folder in desktop or how do I create a file on the desktop that will be solved now.

If you are facing any type of difficulty in creating a folder and file in windows then do comment. If you like this windows 10 guide then please share this post with your friends and on social media. Thank you.

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