How to Create a New Folder on Your Computer



You can store documents on your computer inside folders. There are easy ways to create a new folder on your desktop to keep your items organized and easy to access. Whether you have a notebook or desktop, the method used to create a new folder is the same (as long as you are using a version of Windows).

How to Make a Folder in Windows

Method 1:

Navigate to the location where you want to create the folder. You can create a new folder at any location on your hard drive or within another folder (creating a subfolder) in File Explorer. Only, the click Ctrl-Shift-N shortcut. Windows will immediately create the new folder

Method 2:

Use the mouse to Right-click on a blank space anywhere on your desktop. ( or any your hard drive, usb driver)
Hover your mouse over the word “New” on the menu that appears. Select “Folder” from the menu. A folder icon will appear on your desktop. Type in a name for the folder. e.g. ceofix. Hit Enter key and the folder will have the new name you typed.

Create a New Folder by Right-Click

Method 3:

Another simple way to create a new folder is to use the New folder button in the File Explorer menu. Just navigate to the place you want the folder and click “New folder” in the Home tab.

Create a New Folder from the Ribbon Menu

Method 4:

You can make a new folder using the mkdir(Make Directory) command. Navigate to the location where you want to create the folder. Shift+Right click, hover your mouse over the word “open command prompt here” on the menu that appears.

Create a New Folder from the Ribbon Menu

Let’s say we need to create a new folder called ceofix that is going to be placed in the “C:\tuba” folder. To do that, we need to type “mkdir “ceofix” and then press Enter, as shown below.

That’s it. You are done.

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