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Those are my personal favorites and I use them all, but there are so many others like Mozy, iDrive, and so on. Once done, drag off blue bar and it will float independently on the desktop. Armed with these guidelines, it is time to clean up your computer once and for all. 1. Thanks for reading and sharing your thoughts. weblink

i have avg spyware, pctools antivirus, spyware blaster. Thanks for reading and your support and for sharing this article with your friends! (Sounded like you did anyways) Reply umbrarchist August 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm Switch to AROS, the There is a plethora of articles on MakeUseOf, as well as the rest of the Internet, which show how to do that. If it's the Stack Docklet you want try Stand Alone Stack. http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/300029-my-computer-mess.html

Note: Making my desktop that messy for this article was torture. They're my favorite hands down and I've used them for years. What about all over your living room, floor, bed, closet… need I continue? What schemes have worked for you?

Reply Kevin Fegan August 23, 2012 at 11:20 am This is a great article! That works for me fine. I use both GDrive and Onedrive where I want to use GDrive mainly for documents (I like google write better than MS Word) as it integrates well with GMail. I will pass this along to my friends.

Start With The Start Menu Regardless of how your Start Menu may look right now, you can clean it up quickly in a few steps. The files are also sorted properly. I understand that this kind of setup is not typical for a general user, but I find that it works great. You’re also able to sort your files by date, name, etc.

To access these, right click on the Taskbar and choose Properties once more. Honestly, anyone who uses a computer (so everyone) should organize their desktop, otherwise it is utterly counterproductive to its intended purpose — providing quick access to the files you need NOW. Rosen, Ph.D. When I buy a new laptop, the first thing I do is uninstall more or less everything, except required windows apps and drivers, then defrag, then install only what I need

Right click on an empty taskbar area and click Properties. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. This is your opportunity to clean out your Google Drive and box of neglected thumb drives, to finally recycle those old computers, and to rid yourself of CD-ROMs and floppy disks. A search function would be fantastic!

Once something is done, I move it to a designated folder in documents. have a peek at these guys Tired of Misplacing Files? That’s not all you can do with them though. Reply Aaron Couch December 13, 2012 at 1:02 am I appreciate your compliment!

MPLP Your Computer: Up until 2005, archival best practice required archivists to fully process individual collections before moving onto the next. However, I think the idea is that you would use this on all files. Hopefully after reading this, my friends can clean up their desktops. http://inc1.net/help-my/help-my-computer-is-screwd-up-so-bad.html Gonna check out RocketDock, thanks!

One tip that I will recommend that wasn't included (because this article isn't up-to-date with Windows 8) is simply changing the view of a folder to find files. please help me. I use VicMan's Photo Editor (free at www.vicman.net) to change large file photos into smaller ones.

Once you start building up other clutter it becomes counterproductive.

Find her on her website or on Twitter. Let me know though, I'm interested in hearing more about your system. If I read the item and want to keep it, I "save as" and rename it to the relevant directory. Two of these have actually been mentioned in Tina’s article, which I linked to above, so I will keep all three of these short by simply mentioning them with a brief

Also I know it would make it easier to find work using (YYYYMMDD) but would this mean I would have to include a year_month_day code for all of my files? And somehow I remain creative in all of it. Reply Timothy Liem August 16, 2012 at 1:35 pm never get those kind of problem since I switched to Ubuntu. this content Between the "Pin to the start menu" option and Quick Launch, there is quick access to the half-dozen programs I use 90% of the time.

And keep on keepin on. Let me know if these tips helped and if you have any further questions. then my husband went into task manager and pressed new task. uStart Page = hxxp://www.symantec.com/redirects/security_response/fix_homepage/index.jsp?lg=en&pid=NAV&pvid= mStart Page = hxxp://www.symantec.com/redirects/security_response/fix_homepage/index.jsp?lg=en&pid=NAV&pvid= uProxyOverride = <-loopback> mURLSearchHooks: {650598e1-b35a-45d3-b607-896d7acb64c3} - mWinlogon: Userinit = userinit.exe, BHO: DownloadTerms: {2C4BA31C-0C15-11E2-90C7-9BFCBEB168B3} - C:\Users\Ladymai Hoff\AppData\Local\DownloadTerms\temp.dat BHO: RealNetworks Download and Record Plugin

You won’t need to see recently opened items or programs in the Start Menu because you’ll have all the common programs that you use pinned to the Start Menu. I am really glad that I've helped you. I save almost everything like that and never get around to organizing it as much as I like. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem?

Reply Aaron Couch August 26, 2012 at 12:54 am Ah yes... It's like a mini Start Menu, but quicker to use. Image Credit: Monitor Help via Shutterstock Previous PostXnConvert - Dead Simple Cross-Platform Batch Image Processing [Windows, Mac & Linux]Next Post9 Ways To Create a New Folder In Windows 88 comments Write ive spent all this money and im not getting anyware.

I can't imagine if everything on my computer was organized by dates. Thanks! I have about 20 sub-folders. But this means my project related documents will be stored elsewhere.