Author: Henny Staas

  • What Google stores

    So, how do you see what Google stores about you? It is not difficult to see. There are just some simple steps, but you have to know how, and where, of course. In this post I guide you through the steps to see what Google stores about you. During these steps we can only limit…

  • The Google data vault

    This is the second part on the collection of data by Google, the Google data vault. We continue where we stopped in the previous post, which you can find here. First we discuss some more apps and what data they store. After that we take a look at the consequences of this, is it good…

  • Google collects data

    Google collects data, let us find out what data Google collects in this blog post. In my previous post, which you can find here, I already discussed Google Chrome in relation to stored passwords. In this post we dive a little more into what data Google collects when you use their products. Google I think…

  • Browsers and passwords

    In my previous posts on passwords and longer passwords, I talked about the importance of long and strong passwords. I also talked about password managers. In this post, browsers and passwords, I will discuss how browsers can create and store these passwords for you. Many modern web browsers offer the functionality to generate, and store,…

  • Invisible folders

    In this post I will talk about barely visible folders and invisible folders. Next to that I will show you a way to see them. As a last item I will talk about the Desktop and, more specifically, what not to do. Let us start. Creating a barely visible Desktop folder This is actually creating…

  • Hidden folders

    In this post I will talk about hidden folders, and how to hide and display them. Let us dive into it. Hidden and system folders An example of these folders in Windows are system folders. Users typically can not see these folders, or access them. Only the Windows Operating System should have access to them.…

  • More Folders

    This post is called More Folders, since I will cover the Recycle Bin, more tips on searching in folders, and pinning folders to the Quick Access menu. So again, a longer then expected post, lets go. Recycle Bin In this chapter on more folders I will discuss the Recycle Bin.You can find the Recycle Bin…

  • Searching Folders

    Welcome to this post on searching folders. This is of course not the only topic we will see today. We will also see keyboard shortcuts, changing folder icons, and at the end of this post how to search in folders. Keyboard Shortcuts Windows provides keyboard shortcuts for common tasks. And these keyboard shortcuts can save…

  • Exploring folders

    Before we start exploring folders, let us again take a look at folder names. I created a folder with a nice long name. The File Explorer shows only part of the name. Instead of the full text, it displays three dots at the right end. There are some ways to see what the entire text…

  • Organize your folders

    Welcome to organize your folders! In this post, we dive into the fundamental concept of folders and their importance in organizing and managing digital information. Follow me as we explore folder structures, hierarchy, and best practices to make your digital life easier. Folder structures Understanding folder structures is essential for effectively organizing and managing files…