Windows 7 does in fact include a way to have checkboxes next to files and folders for easier selection for those that use the mouse often.
It looks like this:
…and also works for saving files, selecting folders and basically anywhere else you would use Windows Explorer.
Click the Windows logo and type “folder options”:
From the results, click Folder Options:
When the Folder Options window appears, click the View tab:
Scroll down through the Advanced settings and check “Use check boxes to select items”:
Click Apply and then OK and it’s enabled. You can return here at any time to disable it if you wish.
For some of you this may make selecting multiple files/folders a whole lot easier compared to doing it the old CTRL+Click or SHIFT+Click way.
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