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Windows 7: Where do you put your folders?

24 Aug 2013   #1
lamada

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Where do you put your folders?

Hi

First of all, what is the difference between folder and briefcase?

What is the best place to create many folders? is it Desktop, Documents, or where?


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24 Aug 2013   #2
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

Briefcases are used for syncing files between computers, i havn't actually used them, and i don't care much to read up how they work, if you want to know more, take a look at this link >> >> Sync using Briefcase

The best place to create many folders? It really doesn't matter, folders are made so they could be placed anywhere, they suite everyones different needs for organization. Make them where ever your heart desires, if you wish, put them in the Windows folder, LOL.
If you want your files tucked away, put them in My documents, if you wish to quickly access them, Put them on your desktop. If you have a Project, make a folder for it and put everything you need nice and organized in there, but there is really no "Best Place" to create folders. just make sure you defragment your HD about every month and check your computer for virus's at about the same time thats the best i can tell you
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24 Aug 2013   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

There are many already well explained resources for windows 7 libraries,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/264-libraries-personal-public-user-folders.html
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/10283/understanding-the-libraries-feature-in-windows-7/
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd861346.aspx
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Advanced-tips-for-searching-in-Windows
Personally I use Libraries and like items separated in different sections.
Even if files are really located on an External hard drive,
Change the default save location,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/595-library-set-save-folder.html
I'd just like to add,
The Desktop is not a good place to store actual files/ Only shortcut to them,
The desktop is usually the first place to get corrupted by virus/ malware...... files can be lost very easily.
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