Select Files using Check Boxes

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How to Select Files Using a Check Box in Vista Windows Explorer
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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:
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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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