For the long answer...
The user account folders are all at the same level now. Documents and
Settings has been renamed to Users. So if you open drive C:, expand the
Users folder, expand a user account folder, the default arrangements of
I think the basic idea is that it just takes an unnecessary step out of the
navigation process. For example, open your Documents folder. Then, in the
Address bar, click the arrow between your user account name and Documents
and you'll see how you can get to any folder within your account using a
You can click any folder name in the Address Bar to get to that folder. The
arrows in between names all link to folders as well.
You can put your own shortcuts under Favorite Links in the Navigation Pane.
And there's still the traditional Folders list under that. So there are lots
of ways to get around quickly and easily.
Of course, with the search index, you don't have to do much navigating at
all. Just type in a keyword or two at the bottom of the Start menu, then
click the document, message, contact, favorite, or folder you want to open.
No need to open a program first or go navigating through folders all over
Once you get the hang of it, you'll see it makes perfect sense and is a big
"Mac G" <tomacguy@PCheaven.net> wrote in message
> In article <esqg3ujaHHA.4508@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl>,
> "just bob" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Is there a whitepaper for the new file management?
> It's actually a BLACK paper. <