On Thursday 25 Aug 2011 Petrus de Calguarium wrote:

> Anne Wilson wrote:

> > I know people who can't find files at all once they are no longer in a

> > Recent Files list :-)


> That's what the windows paradigm does to computer users. Files are

> placed into virtual directories like 'my this' and 'my that', so people

> haven't got a clue where they really are located on their hard drives

> (and how can they be expected to back anything up when they can't even

> find it?). When you ask them, they say it's in itunes or it's in the

> media player, as if the file were inside the program somewhere ;-)


No-one denies that, but this is real life. If you want to help and educate people you don't do it by giving them something so blank that they haven't a clue where to start.