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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.
Follow these steps to improve the performance of Windows 10.
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Check that your disk is fine.
Optimize your hard drive.

 

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.

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

 Open APK File

Like computers, smartphones use operating systems that allow users to run applications or programs in addition to making calls. One of them is Android, which is associated with the use of .apk files. This class of files are also known as Android file packages and contain software for cell phones with this operating system, in addition to serving as a marker for the device that allows it to recognize and run the program.

Depending on the type of smartphone you have, .apk files can be downloaded directly from websites on your phone or, first on your computer and then installed using a USB cable or SD card. Of course, the Play Store simplifies this process and makes it more user-friendly, since in one place it makes available all the applications that can be downloaded for the user's device with a friendly interface.

However, for the release of the apps, first you need to go through the approval of Google, which causes that sometimes new versions of them take to get to the store. This is when the .apk files come into action, because thanks to them it is possible to obtain the most recent editions of our favorite programs because some developers upload them in parallel and sometimes even anonymous in unofficial portals.

For Windows

If you want to use your Android Package in windows you have to get an emulator.

You can check here: http://developer.android.com/tools/devices/emulator.html

More info on file extension apk and open apk file

How to run APK Files

In order to run an .apk file, you must first authorize the installation of applications that do not come from the Play Store. To do this, you need to go to the option of Configuring your smartphone and later to the submenu of Security or Applications to activate the Unknown Sources feature.

Once you have authorized the installation of applications from unknown sources, what is appropriate is to download the .apk file you want directly from the page that stores the file through an Internet browser. This will be stored in the Downloads folder or in the SD card itself and in case you want to transfer it to your cell phone from your computer through a USB cable, you need to download a file browser such as the Astro File Manager.

To conclude the process, you only need to select the desired file and select the Install option to begin the installation process of the application on the smartphone. Some of the most used sites to download .apk files are APK Mirror, Android Freeware, Android APK, Android Downloadz and Go APK.

However, it is important to note that because these files do not follow the official Android method for installing applications, it is possible that in some of them there are viruses or malware that may affect your phone, so the responsibility of its installation rests entirely with the user and Google disclaims any problems caused by them.

Is it safe to install an APK?

The biggest dilemma when installing an application from an unknown source is security. Is it safe to install applications from a location other than Google Play? On numerous occasions we have recommended that to keep your phone safe it is better to go only to official sources, but this does not mean that if we install APKs from a place other than the Google store our phone will start to have problems.

There are web pages that maintain a good reputation in terms of applications in APK format, and in them we can acquire completely legal applications with a security at the height of Google Play. It is also true, however, that there are pages of questionable morality that could infect our telephone. Our recommendation in these cases is that you do not go too smart and, if you find free payment applications, the most advisable thing is that you suspect. Yes, that free payment application may not contain anything malicious, but most users who fall into the malware do so because of this type of free payment applications.

All these apps are not on Google Play and you should download them

Download

Where can I get reliable and free APKs? On the Internet we can find a large number of sites where we can download free APKs, safely and in some cases without the need for registries. Then we leave a list where you can see what are our favorite sites when downloading APKs.

  • Up To Down: A great app store with a huge variety.
  • Mirror APK: A website that offers all versions (old and new) of the most popular Android applications.
  • XDA Developers: A forum where developers and users share experiences about Android and applications.
  • Fossdroid: A repository of Open Source applications.

 

View or Delete Browsing History in Microsoft Edge

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 view or delete browsing history in Microsoft edge

 

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In this article we will learn how to view and clear bing search history including queries, activity, images and videos, completely in some easy steps.

 

By default, Bing search engine keeps track of all your queries and searches on the internet. Also watched videos and images. 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 activity, Bing gives you the option to erase it manually. Once you know where to look, deleting the history requires only a few clicks.

 

How to Delete Bing Search History

Here are all the required steps:

  1. Navigate to the Bing homepage www.bing.com
  2. 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

 

  1. Search History: Here you can enable or disable that bing store and show your recent searches,
  2. Clear Search history. To delete all your bing history you have to click on Clear All link
  3. Manage Search History: In this option if we click on Manage My Search History option we can manage all our privacy options and Data in Bing: Browse Data, Location History, searches activity and other privacy options for Windows, Skype and Office.
  4. 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 o your screen, you can try with the following URL: https://www.bing.com/profile/history/delete There you will access to your activity.

 

This is all you need to know about manage, view and remove your searches and activity including queries, images and videos. The tutorial is complete. Remember to repeat this task every day to remove all your tracks from the internet.

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.

 

How to Delete all history on internet explorer 

Every time you surf the web using Internet Explorer. The browser tracks and records your activities online. It includes the sites you visit, searches, passwords, file downloads and all the information you enter in online forms.

This information is logged in the “History” section of your browser. Which you can access to view your recently visited pages during your internet session. Not only today but all time session data is logged and stored.

Moreover, in the case that you wish to secure your browsing privacy. You have the option to clear the stored data in the browser by clearing your search and browsing data. This is more helpful when you’re using a public or shared computer (with friends or family). Such as when you are at the library, your house or your office.

Remember that Internet Explorer will remove the list of all the websites that you have visited. (The entire list or a specified time period, which depends on your choice in the following guide).  Let’s see how we can do it.

 

Clear All Web History

 

First Start your version of Internet Explorer. Click on Open.

In the menu bar of the browser, click on the option “Tools”. You will see it in the top menu as you can see in the next image.

Look at the “Tools” menu, Click on the option “Internet Options”.

The internet options  window will be on your screen. In the “General Tab”.

Go to the second option “browsing history” and click the “Delete” button.

This will open another window. See below the mentioned window.

There are some options to choose from. Deselect all the boxes and check only “History”. Then click delete.

 

Erase on Exit

There is another option, that will clear your history automatically every time you exit explorer.

If you want that, select the check “Delete Browsing History on Exit” in the main window (Menu general > Browsing History).

Finally click “ok”.

Be aware selecting this option will not store your historical information ever from now on. You can be losing some useful information of website name difficult to remember. It is not recommended to select the on exit option.

 

Remove some specific sites

This is the recommended option. Especially if you don’t have a very large list of websites.Or if you want to choose which you want to save and which you want to remove. Let’s see how we can do it:

  1. Open your IE browser.
  2. Select Favorites.
  3. Select the option History.
  4. Here you will be viewing all tracked records. You can filter it by date, by site and by Most Visited or by Order Visited Today .
  5. To delete from the list just single websites. You will have to click (right click) the site from and click on “delete”.

 

The guide is over. Happy browsing safe and clean.

 

How to delete history in mozilla firefox 

In this guide we will show you how to delete the history in mozilla firefox.

One of the most efficient features of your web browser, is that it stores information as you are browsing the net. This information includes cookies, cache, downloads and browsing data. Sometimes, it’s a good idea to erase your history after your web surfing session. This is to ensure to protect the privacy of your viewed content. It is most useful when you’re using a public computer. It is also useful if you want to hide something from your spouse, kids, or parents in a shared computer.

 

REMOVE RECENT BROWSING HISTORY

Mozilla history includes a site by site list of the most recent web pages you have visited. It appears in the “History” and “Library” menus. You can also find it in the Location Bar Autocomplete address list.

Let’s see how to do it:

    1. First click the “menu” and then click on History. Next step will be selecting the option Clear Recent History.
    2. A dropdown menu will appear (see next image for a sample). From all the options you will have to select the time range. This will tell Firefox from where to remove the data.

Next step is to click the arrow next to Details. This will select what kind of information will get cleared from the existing.

To delete browsing data, check the box “browsing and download history”. This will also include what you have recently downloaded onto your PC. This is automatically recorded and saved in your Firefox Browser.

However, it is important to say that choosing this option will not delete the downloaded items from your PC just the temporary files created in the browser. As you can see in the following screen capture, you can also remove cookies and also clear browsing cache.

Finally, click the button Clear Now . That will close the windows. Selected items will be removed.

 

¿IS IT POSSIBLE DO IT AUTOMATICALLY?

Answer is yes, you can tell Mozilla Firefox to clear your history on exit. This will protect your privacy. Nothing will be stored during your browsing sessions. Your activity will be forgotten by the browser.

  • Click on the menu. Go then to the the Privacy panel. Move your mouse on the History section. (You can see it in the following image).

  • Set the text  “Firefox will:” to the following option “Use custom settings for history.”

  1. Check the option “Clear history when Firefox closes”. It will be at the bottom of the dialogue box.
  2. Select “Settings” (next to “clear history when Firefox closes”).
  3. Check the items that you want to have cleared automatically each time you quit Firefox. (In this case, acoording to the screen capture provided, you would choose only Browsing History and deselect all the other options).

  1. Then click OK to go back to your previous window.
  2. Finally click on OK again.

 

I JUST WANT TO REMOVE A WEB NOT THE ENTIRE HISTORY

  1. Click the menu to start. Then choose History and then click the Show All History link. It is located at the bottom of the list.
  2. In the top right hand corner, there is a space to write the website to be removed, Type in the keyword for the website you wish and finally press Enter.
  3. Select the site you want to clear clicking the link in the search results.
  4. Click on the option “Forget About This Site.”

Close the Library window.

Guide is over. Hope these guides will be helpful.

In this article we will show you how to clear the history in Opera browser.

 

Clear Opera Browser History

When using Opera to browse the net, you’re provided with unique features to make your browsing experience interesting and easy. However, like other browsers, it comes with the feature of storing certain elements of your internet use in its browser, including cookies, cache, browsing data, and downloads or form information just to mention a few.

Sometimes internet users prefer that their private browsing data remain private. Opera provides you the option of deleting your browsing history in quick and easy steps to ensure that your privacy is not violated and your searches and session data is kep safe. To delete your history from your Opera web browser, follow these quick and easy step by step guide.

 

First of all, you will have to make sure that you have the latest version of Opera browser installed on your PC (version 10 or higher will be fine). This tutorial is not suitable for older versions. Open your Browser, you will see a window like the following. (This is a screen of the version 10. It may be different if you have a higher version installed).

 

At the top of your menu. You will see the main menu option “tools”. Select it and hover your mouse down to the option “Delete private data”. Click on it.

 

It will appear a dialog box (See next image) that appears, select the check “Detailed Options and click on Delete.

 

Another box will appear which will provide you with a list of options. To delete your browsing history, select the box next to “clear history of visited pages” and “clear history of downloads” if you wish to remove the details of what you have downloaded (this will not delete anything stored on your PC only the temporary files). You will see also another options to clear the cache, cookies and more.

 

The very last box entitled “close all tabs” will be checked. You can choose to deselect this option if you do not wish to close your active tabs.

 

Finally click the “Delete” button at the bottom to end the process.

 

The next time you use a public computer or even your personal computer but wish to maintain your privacy safe, you can choose the option of not having Opera store your web browsing history at all right from the start. You can do this by choosing to run a private web surfing session by opening a private window. Simply go to the main menu and select the option “new private window”. You can exit the window safely after your session without having to worry about removing your browsing data manually. Nothing will be stored of that private session.

 

The tutorial is over. Hope it will be useful.