Select Files using Check Boxes

Brink

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mvp
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How to Select Files Using a Check Box in Vista Windows Explorer
Synopsis
This will show you how to turn on or off the option to select a file or multiple files in Windows Explorer with a check box. This is turned off by default.
How to Select Files Using a Check Box in Vista Windows Explorer


information   Information
This will show you how to turn on or off the option to select a file or multiple files in Windows Explorer with a check box. This is turned off by default.
Note   Note
The usual default way to select multiple files is to either right click and drag a highlight over them or press and hold the Ctrl key and click the files to highlight them.

EXAMPLE:
Select.jpgExample2.jpg
Here's How:
1. Open Folder Options.
2. Click on the View tab. (See screenshot below)​
3. To Turn On Check Box Selection
A) Check the Use check boxes to select items box. (See screenshot below step 5)​

4. To Turn Off Check Box Selection
A) Uncheck the Use check boxes to select items box.​

5. Click OK to apply and close properties.​
Properties.jpg

Tip   Tip
How to Use the Check Box Selection
1. Open a Explorer window to where you want to select files.

2. Highlight the file you want to select and check the box. (See screenshots below)
NOTE: Repeat until you have selected all the files you wanted.

3. Now perform whatever action you wanted to do with the selected files.
NOTE: EX: Move, Copy, Delete, Etc..



That's it,
Shawn




 

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Brink

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mvp
Your welcome neocyprinus and mafia boy. I'm glad that you like it.

Shawn
 

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    Custom
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    Intel i7-8700K 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    Seasonic Prime Titanium 850W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
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    Logitech wireless K800
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    Other Info
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    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
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    Lumia 1520 phone
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    Sound Card
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