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Before deleting Windows.old in Windows 10

Typically, that special folder was created when you upgraded to your previous Windows. Check this BEFORE you delete it ...

Click the RIGHT button on the Windows Start menu and choose File Explorer.
In the new window, click on the left in This equipment. Then enter right on disk C :. The Windows.old folder must be inside it. Open it
Thoroughly review everything in the subfolders of that folder. Especially that of "Users" or "Users" (you do not have to check the Windows one). Copy elsewhere out of it everything you want to keep.

Steps to erase it

Click on the RIGHT button in Windows Start and choose Control Panel. Then click between its categories on the right in the System and security.
In the new window, click on the bottom right in Administrative Tools.
A list of them comes out. Double-click on Disk Cleanup (if necessary choose the C: disk in the window that sometimes appears).
On your main screen, click on the button Clean system files (choose disk C again if necessary).
The Liberator analyzes the equipment. At the end, a list of "Files that can be deleted" appears. Search in it Previous installations of Windows and click on its box to select it. Also mark Windows temporary installation files if it is listed.

 

IMPORTANT:
Erase those files will NOT be able to return to Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 from Windows 10. Do not continue unless you are sure you want to delete them even knowing that.
Go ahead with the deletion by clicking on the OK button below. Confirm the notice that you want to do it.
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Why should you delete that folder?

There are two main reasons why you should get rid of Windows.old at some point:

It takes up a lot of space on your hard drive. Getting rid of it will leave you free to use it however you want.
It includes things that no longer serve you. After saving what you are interested in, it no longer has any function. Except if you want to go back to a previous Windows.

 

IMPORTANT:
After about 28 days after installing Windows 10, the Windows.old folder is automatically deleted. From that moment you can not use it to recover your things from it or to return to the Windows you had before.
If you do not urgently need free space, it is best to keep that folder for two or three weeks. Until you make sure there's nothing in it that you need. It is usual for example to forget games of saved games that are usually in the game folder in Program Files.

How to delete your Facebook account

First and before I start I would like to clarify the difference between deactivating a Facebook account and eliminating a Facebook account

 

If you deactivate the facebook account:

  • You can activate it again when you want.
  • People will not be able to see your biography or search for you.
  • Some information may still be seen (for example, the messages you send).

If you decide to delete the Facebook account:

 

  • Once it has been deleted you can not recover access.
  • We delay the elimination until a few days after having requested it. The removal request is canceled if you re-login to your Facebook account during this time.
  • It may take up to 90 days to delete the data stored in backup systems. During this time, you can not access your information on Facebook.
  • There are actions that are not stored in your account. For example, one of your friends may have messages from you after the deletion.
  • It is possible that copies of some materials (for example, records) remain in our database but dissociate from personal identifiers.

How to deactivate my Facebook account

You can deactivate your account temporarily and return whenever you want.

To deactivate your account:

  • Click on the menu at the top right of any Facebook page.
  • Select Settings
  • Click on General, in the left column.
  • Select Manage your account and follow the steps indicated to confirm the action.
  • If you deactivate your account, the profile will no longer be visible to the rest of the people on Facebook and will not be able to search for you on the platform. However, certain information, such as messages you have sent to friends, may still be visible.

 

If after you have deactivated your account you decide to return to Facebook, at any time you can log in with your email address and your password to activate your account again. Please note that if you use your Facebook account to log in to Facebook or another site, the account will be reactivated. In this way, your Facebook profile, including things like your friends, your photos and your posts, will be completely restored. Remember that you must have access to the email address you use to log in if you want to reactivate your account.

 

How to permanently delete my Facebook account

If you think you will not use your account again or you are determined to delete your Facebook account permanently, it is advisable before taking this step to download a copy of your information, once you have done that, you can access the deletion of your account.

 

https://www.facebook.com/help/delete_account

 

When you delete your account, users will not be able to see it on Facebook. It may take up to 90 days from the beginning of the process to remove everything you have posted, such as your photos, status updates or other data stored on backup systems. While we are deleting this information, other Facebook users will not be able to access it.

Some of the actions you perform on Facebook are not stored in your account. For example, a friend can still have messages from you even after you delete your account. This information is not deleted when you delete the account.

 

We can also eliminate the account of a friend or family member with medical disability, to do so you must do the following:

For a child under 14 years old

For someone over 14 years old

This is a step by step help guide about how to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge.

 

  1. Open Microsoft Edge
  2. Open the menu at the top right corner. The last icon with three horizontal points.
  3. Go to Settings
  4. Then click on view advanced settings
  5. Finally click on Change Search Engine
  6. Here you can choose one of the list.

 

Tip: to add other search engines just go to the URL of the search engine (for example www.google.com) and then follow all the previous steps.

Happy searches!

 

Search History is all the information that many search engines and application store by default based on our activity and searches.

The main search engines and internet software that store our searches history are: Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook and Youtube.

Fortunately in this page we have prepared some guides that will help you through the process of view and delete search history.

Choose from the following articles which information you want to view and clear:

 

Our searches say a lot about us. Even if we want to keep it to ensure we don't forget a previous search, it is recommended to delete it completely many times per month. We don't want other to see and track what we have searched. Data privacy is very important, specially when we are using a public computer.

See also delete browsing history for guides about browsers activity data.

In this article we will learn how to delete browsing history in the main internet browsers.

clear browsing data

 

How to Clear the Internet Browsing History

All the web pages that we visit are saved by default in the browser data that we are using, this is called the browsing history. Let's see how we can eliminate this information easily depending on the browser. These guides are valid from our Android or iPhone mobile as well as Computer, PC, Desktop, laptop and Tablet or Tablet.

 

Google Chrome

Google Chrome: The browser owned by the google company brought to the market to compete directly with the microsoft explorer. It can be used from Android or from your PC or computer.

See the tutorial here

 

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer: The corporate brand browser of Microsoft. One of the first browsers that appeared in the market.

See the tutorial here

 

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge: The new internet browser of Microsoft.

See the tutorial here

 

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox: flagship free software development. It is one of the most appreciated browsers. It makes a special treatment of saved web browsing data, you can get more information in the link at the end of this page.

See the tutorial here

 

Opera

Opera: The browser of the Apple company. It works better on Apple systems but is compatible for Windows systems.

See the tutorial here

 

Safari

Safari: Of the newest browsers, but with a great reception in the market for its simplicity, usability and speed.

See the tutorial here

 

Delete all browsing history is important to keep our data private.

 

If we don't want the browsers to store our activity by default we should use the incognito mode or private mode. We can check here more information about private browsing.

 

 

Microsoft Edge like all the main internet browsers records by default our browsing history: it includes the sites that you have visited, the form data and your downloaded files.

All this information is the track of our activity and can be useful to remember previous visited pages. But specially when we share a device: PC, computer, laptop or mobile, it is important to keep our privacy data safe and away from others.

In Microsoft Edge is very easy to view, manage and delete our history and activity.

There are the steps:

  • Open Microsoft Edge Browser.
  • Click on the menu button (see following image for detail).

  • Then we will click on the clock icon (see image)

view microsoft edge history

  • Then, a menu will be opened with all our last individual edge browser history. We can view the history last hour visited websites and older.
  • To delete all browsing history we will select option Clear all history.
  • Once clicked we can find in the new window with a button where we can choose what is to be deleted from this history to be of our liking and not end with some data that is important to us. Once we click on the button, we can see all the categories of information that can be deleted from the browser. Among those that we find the complete browsing history, the cookies and saved data, the data and files in cache, the tabs that have been reserved recently closed.

They can also be deleted, although they are not selected by default, download history, form data, passwords and so on up to ten different parameters that Microsoft collects from our Edge activity.

 

As you can see it's quite easy to erase the history, and especially customisable, thanks to the erase options that this offers us at all times. In this way we will always feel safe after navigating, being able to activate even in the same screen the automatic deletion of all the information after having closed the Edge browser.

 

 

If we want to open a private browser window that will not store our activity by default we can use the option New InPrivate Window.

 

We have see how to delete or view browsing history in Microsoft edge

 

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In this article we will learn how to clear bing search history.

 

By default, Bing search engine keeps track of all your queries. This starts the first time you use it and the data is not deleted until two things happen:

  • 28 days pass
  • You end up in your Windows Live ID account.

 

If you are concerned about privacy and want to prevent anyone from accessing your Bing search history, Bing gives you the option to delete it manually. Once you know where to look, deleting the history requires only a few clicks.

Here are all the required steps:

  • Navigate to the Bing homepage www.bing.com
  • Look at the top right corner and click on the menu button (see image below) and then click on option Search History

delete bing history

  • In the following page (see image below) you will have some options under the title change history settings:

clear history bing

 

  • Search History: Here you can enable or disable that bing store and show your recent searches,
  • Clear Search history. To delete all your bing history you have to click on Clear All link
  • Manage Search History: In this option if we click on Manage My Search History we can manage all our privacy options and Data in Bing: Browse Data, Location History, Search History and other privacy options for Windows, Skype and Office.
  • Today: Under today menu we can see and clear all individual searches. To do so we can click on the X on the right of the screen of each individual search (see image for an example).

 

If you don't see the clear all button you can try with the following URL: https://www.bing.com/profile/history/delete

 

This is all you need to know about manage, view and delete bing search history.

The iPhone has a major disadvantage for all of its users and it is that they don’t have a physical space for a MicroSD memory like Samsung devices for example. This option for extra space helps to support the most valuable images of your smartphone. So, as you probably know, we must learn to manage the free space we have left, especially for iPhone that only have 16GB of capacity.

 

We want to help you to solve this problem. That's why today we have made a list with the different options you got to remove the photos from your device. However, before starting, we want to recommend you to send all the photos on your gallery to the cloud or pass them to your computer, on this way you will keep the memories.

Let's see how to delete photos from Iphone and Itunes.

 

How to delete photos from iPhone

 

If you are having difficulties to delete any picture from your iPhone, you should know that only the pictures that were taken with the camera of your smartphone or that were downloaded from the mail can be deleted directly from the photo gallery. But the images that have been transferred from iTunes must be deleted from the folder where they are stored in the computer and then synchronize it.

1.- Open the Photos folder and then select the Album where the pictures you want to delete are.

2.-  Tap the Edit option. This one is located up in the right corner.

 

 

3.- Next, push a few seconds one photo and mass select all the photos you want to delete.

4.- Once you do this a red check will appear with all the pictures selected on the background and, finally, you will have to press the Delete Selected Photos button.

 

Delete photos from iTunes

 

To delete the photos that were transferred from iTunes do this:

1.- First, look up for the photo you want to delete from your iPhone.

2.- Move the picture to another folder and while doing this, connect the device to the computer with the USB cable.

3.- Next, open and run iTunes and click on iPhone there in the section named Devices or on the left corner at the top.

4.- Then, you will have to check the box to synchronize photos and select your hard drive where the photos you want to delete are.

5.- Finally, you will have to select the button to synchronize your device again and done!

 

You must eliminate all the pictures from all the albums. Also the structure of every image of the application Photos are based on the album with the same name, for the storage and subsequent organization in Albums, Streaming, etc. This is why it is basic to understand that where we have to erase it is in Photos.

Every picture won’t disappear immediately, the deleted image will remain in the "Recently deleted" folder, located in Albums. It needs 30 days until it disappears completely, which is why we will have to delete it there as well.

WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER?

In the simplest terms, your web browser is an application used to retrieve, present, and navigate information resources. These resources are identified by a URL, or Uniform Resource Identifier. Information resources can be in the form videos, web pages with text, or images. Apart from accessing the World Wide Web (WWW), browsers are also used for accessing information which is provided by private network web servers, or files within file systems.

The most renowned web browsers in use today include Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Google Chrome, and Firefox. Learn more about each of the best browsers and their unique features below. This information may help you decide which browser to download.

 

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER

The most used browser to this day is Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. Version 7X or more. This version of IE offers features including:

  • Tabbed browsing.
  • Instant e-mail Access.
  • Integrated RSS support.
  • Compliance to better standards.
  • Phishing filters.
  • Advanced security.
  • Options to delete browsing history by removing information that is user-identifiable.

The latest version of IE supports:

  • Windows XP. (As well as 64-bit Edition).
  • Windows Vista. (As well as 64-bit Edition).
  • Windows Server 2003. (As well as 64-bit Edition).
  • Windows Server 2008. (As well as 64-bit Edition).

For more information visit the Internet explorer homepage clicking here.

 

MOZILLA FIREFOX

Mozilla Corp developed Mozilla Firefox, which is a cross-platform Web browser which offers support for many standards including:

  • ECMAScript (JavaScript).
  • HTML, XHTML, and XML.
  • CSS.
  • DTD, XSL, and SVG.
  • PNG images.
  • XPath.

The browser functions best on operating systems including:

  • Windows.
  • Mac OSX.
  • BeOS.
  • FreeBSD.
  • Linux.

 

 

GOOGLE CHROME

Google Chrome was tailor-made especially for Windows OS. It is most appreciated by users for its simplicity and “sophisticated technology”, as Google calls it, which enhances web browsing in terms of safety, speed, and accessibility on PCs which are windows-based.

Google Chrome provides you with features including:

  • Convenient searching directly from your address bar.
  • Quick access to favorite pages via thumbnail views on the homepage.
  • Incognito surfing (when you prefer your browsing history not be saved).
  • Instant bookmarks.
  • Dynamic tabs.
  • Crash control.

Google Chrome works with operating systems including Windows XP and Vista.

 

OPERA

Opera is available for operating systems including Windows 2000/2003, Windows XP, and Windows 3.x/ 9x/NT. The most recent version of Opera is Opera 9x, which includes features such as:

  • BitTorrent support.
  • Support for varieties of image, video, and audio formats.
  • Voice technology.
  • Opera email.
  • Improved HTML features.
  • JavaScript.
  • Image mapping (client side).
  • Widgets.
  • Server push capabilities.

 

SAFARI

Safari is believed to be one of the top browsers for various reasons, which include speed, ease of use, and clean aesthetics. Additionally, there are several features in Safari which are lacking on other browsers. Some people are unaware that these excellent features even exist. These include:

  1. Browsing and Search Snapback.
  2. The Inline Dictionary.
  3. The Email Page Link.
  4. Selection to Speech.
  5. Activity Window.
  6. The Web Inspector.
  7. URL Path Navigation.
  8. The Quick Notes.

 

Each web browser comes with its own unique capabilities. They are constantly revamped and upgraded to include the best features and provide the best services available to their clients. That includes to make web surfing a unique experience, and to ensure safety, privacy, and comfort.

We have reviewed the most important and common internet web browsers. To know which is the best browser for you, what I recommend is to test all of them as there is not a best browser it depends on the user feeling and use.

This time we are going to teach you how to delete the history in google chrome.

 

Remove History from Google Chrome

When you are using the internet, safety while surfing and privacy are two of the most crucial aspects of web browsing for the users. When using web browsers, your activity is logged in a certain part of your web browser for easy access in the future. However, sometimes users wish to keep their surfing history private.

Google chrome makes it easy for you to erase your browsing data in some quick and simple steps. It has a browsing data interface which provides you with the options to remove some information: cookies, history, and cache in specific time intervals. Your browsing stored information includes data in the form of a list, which shows which websites you have visited recently, in the past, and even since the first time you ever used Chrome in the smartphone, tablet or computer.

Also, you can choose to clear history of the files you download using Chrome. But be careful, this will erase these downloads forever. Let’s see how it’s done, through the following step by step guide.

It gives you the option to remove all or some of your historical data after the browsing session. Remember that if your  account is signed in from more than one device, whatever activity you do in one device will affect your  settings on the other devices as well.

Let’s see how to do it.

  1. On the right hand corner of your toolbar on your Chrome Browser, click on the menu icon.
  1. Select Tools.

  1. In the following window, click on “Clear browsing data”.

  1. In the window which appears, check the “Clear browsing history” box (also you will have to select “download history” if you wish to clear your most recent downloads stored data).

 

  1. Using the top menu, decide on a time frame of which you want to erase the history of. You can choose between given time slots, or choose “the beginning of time”, which we will do for the sake of this example.

  1. Click on “Clear browsing data” at the bottom

 

Keep in mind that when you choose to clear browsing data (as seen in previous image), certain information will be permanently deleted, including:

  1. Websites stored.
  2. Cached text of your visited pages.
  3. Saved content, such as images which you have opened in new tabs.
  4. Prior IP addresses which have been previously gathered from other pages which you have visited.

That’s it. With these simple steps we have finished this help guide. We hope this tutorial will be useful for you. You can check for more tutorials in the initial page.