Pre-requisite: Beginners Parts 1 and 2 or basic computing experience, and File Management Part 1

This session builds upon the Part 1 session and will cover these main topics:

  • review of Part 1
  • cloud storage services – the use of internet based storage services to store and share files and images. Practical examples will be given using the main cloud service providers e.g. Dropbox, GoogleDrive, OneDrive. iCloud will be covered in more depth during the iPad session.
  • simple backup method to save important files in the event of loss of data


Click the link below to view or download a document which

  • describes some basic essential operations – select, cut, copy & paste – which are critical when manipulating files and in many other situations
  • describes the basic attributes of files and folders

  CCC Briefing Note - File Management

The following zip file is a download of a set of files for use in the Computer Circle session on File Management

  File Management Exercise

Please note : A zip file can contain harmful files. Please be very wary of downloading and extracting from any zip file where you are not completely confident of its provenance.