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My Computer on Windows Vista

My Computer is a directory in Microsoft Windows that lets you see your hard drives and your optical drives on your computer.

Access

Start Menu

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The Start Menu contains the "My Computer" link

To access "My Computer", go to the Start Menu and click on "My Computer".

Desktop

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It can also be accessed by the Desktop

My Computer can be also accessed by simply double-clicking on the icon "My Computer" in the Desktop.

Windows Explorer

Another way it can be accessed by going to the drop-down menu in Windows Explorer and select "My Computer" from the list.

Features

  • Hard drive information
    • Size
    • Free Space
    • Format
    • Volume Label
  • Optical drive info
    • Disc label
    • Disc size
    • Disc type
    • Optical drive status

Notes

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, it is called Computer.

In Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, it is called This PC.

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