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Improved Copying, Moving and Renaming Files Comes with Windows 8

Written on August 25, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Windows 8 will feature an improved copying, renaming, moving and deleting of files.

President of Windows and Windows Live, Steven Sinofsky, announced their planned improvements for Windows 8 in a blog post. The company’s major redesign of its flagship operating system is expected to have improved copying, moving, renaming and deleting files. Windows 8 will be designed to run on tablets, laptops and desktops with a home screen featuring optimized tiles for touchscreens.

Director of program management in Windows’ engineering team, Alex Simons, said in the blog post: “There are some pretty cluttered and confusing parts of the Windows 7 copy experience. For Windows 8, we want to make sure that using these core file management commands, which we collectively refer to as ‘copy jobs,’ is a great experience.”

That said, Windows 8 developers are creating one place to manage and monitor all copy jobs, offering people more control of copy operations.

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