One of the big changes in Windows 7 is it's use
of special folders called Libraries. By default
Windows 7 has four basic libraries, these are
Documents, Music, Pictures and Video.
In themselves libraries actually don't store
items; they act like virtual libraries monitoring
folders that contain a user's items and, as these
libraries are indexed automatically, the user can
expect a faster and more meaningful search of the
Adding additional libraries is simple, just
follow these steps.
- Click the Start button.
- On the Start menu, Click All Programs
followed by Accessories and finally Windows
- In Windows Explorer, Click on the Libraries
header in the left hand pane of the Windows
- The Libraries window should now be
- In the Libraries window, Right Click on a
vacant area of the Window and, from the drop
down menu, Select New followed by Library.
- You now need to name the folder by Clicking
in the dialogue box and typing a relevant name.
- If you want to add specific folders to your
new Library then Right Click on the library and
Click on Properties.
- In the Properties window, Click the Include
a folder option and then select the folder you
wish to add to this library.