Computer Organization and How to Organize Computer Files
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Computer Organization and How to Organize Computer Files

Discover how to create Virtual Filing Cabinets and how to organize everything on your computer. Go Paperless today.
4.1 (223 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,019 students enrolled
Created by Burt Richard
Last updated 10/2018
English [Auto]
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Finally clear everything off your computer desktop
  • Discover how to easily create a virtual filing system
  • Learn how to file away and easily find everything on your computer
  • Go paperless by storing everything on your computer
  • Discover how to use and get the best Password Software for FREE
  • Organize your Bookmarks and Passwords
  • Desire to Save Money and Time
  • A Desire to Organize your Computer, Life and Business.
  • Want to Save Money and Organize Computer Files

This course will help you Organize your Computer, future projects, your internet files and your life.

Many times we get a computer and it comes with a ton of icons on our desktop and filled with many things that we don't even know what to do with. We usually end up leaving it on the desktop and then fill up the remaining space with files and folders as we begin working on our computer.

This course is intended to help you understand what to do with the STUFF and all the files lost on the hard-drive of our computer.

We will even talk about:

  • How to organize your bookmarks,
  • favorite websites and
  • passwords.

Too often we have one password or a password that is easily hacked.

I'll teach you a safe and secure system and you will only have to remember...

ONE Very SAFE and Secure Password...while having a different safe and secure password for every site that requires login details.

This course will save you hundreds of dollars in lost time searching for those files and folders that you've misplaced.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone with a computer will benefit from this step by step training.
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 01:47:50
+ Welcome to "Get Organized" Your Computer Organization Life Saver
1 lecture 02:01

Hello...I'm Burt and you're about to have more fun...than you ever thought possible, learning some very important yet, basic information about your computer.

Make sure to watch the Free Videos I've made available to give you an idea of how much fun you'll have learning this valuable information.

So who is this course for?

This is for anyone who owns a computer, a laptop, a PC or MAC regardless of how inexperienced or advance you think you may be.

It sounds like this course is for EVERYONE, then, who is this course NOT for...?

It's not for people who enjoy being frustrated, who have plenty of time to waste looking for misplaced files and folders.

It's not for people who don't care if people can hack into thier computer or favorite websites like...your online banking or email accounts.

So...what will I learn?

In this course...

we'll have a lot of fun while we focus on three (3) areas of your computer life.

We'll talk about and YOU'LL learn how to master these three (3) sections:

"Organizing Files and Folders on your Desktop and in your Computer"

"Organizing and Managing Folders for your Favorite Websites"


"Organizing and Managing Your Passwords"

When you see the proven Step by Step System I'll teach you...and after you download and install the "Done For You" materials...

You'll be amazed and so glad you found this course and you'll start telling EVERYONE about it.

No more wasted time looking for that file you put...somewhere on your computer and no more frustrations over looking for that website you visited or trying to remember your login credentials.

Get ready to have fun...while you learn!

I'll see you in the next video.

Preview 02:01
+ Organizing Files and Folders on your Desktop
11 lectures 48:11

In this lesson, we will begin to work together with the "Get Organized" download file.  

This will become your virtual filing cabinet where you file everything away:

Doing so will help you in so many ways:

  • You'll be able to find what you're looking for and save time.
  • Your computer will begin to work faster, because your files and folders are stored in the proper place.
  • You'll have a lot less stress because you will not waste valuable time looking for STUFF.

Download Your Virtual Filing Cabinet

In this lesson, now that we have a Virtual Filing Cabinet for our online or offline business, let's put it in the proper place.

By doing this, our computer will run more efficeint because we are filing everything in the proper place.

The Proper Place to Store your Virtual Filing Cabinet

In this lesson, let's create a new library for our business.

Doing this will give us quick and easy access to our new virtual filing cabinet without having to surf through all of the folders in our main documents folder.

Creating a New Library

In this lesson we'll look at some of the files and folders that were included in your "Get Organized" download.

We'll also look at how I use these files to organize all the STUFF on or in my computer.

You'll get some great ideas and understanding on how YOU can "Get Organized" and save yourself a ton of time and frustration.

It's Time to File it

In this lesson...let's look at some of the other files and folders inside our new business library.

But, before we do...let's put into practice what we've learned and file away some of things we don't need on our desktop.

Let's clear off our Virtual Desktop so we can have room to work.

File It - 2

In the last video,

we talked about the Ideas Folder and how it's the most valuable folder in your new Virtual Filing system.

We also talked about a Personal Folder that was here, but personal stuff doesn't really belong in the business filing cabinet.

So we created a Virtual Filing Cabinet for our Personal Files and we'll look at and talk more about that in a later video.

In this video...

Since we're talking business, let's talk about about these next two folders...

The Video Projects folder and Work Projects Folder.

Let's talk about the Work Projects first.

Work Projects

In this video...

Let's talk about the VIDEO projects folder and the POWER OF VIDEO!

If you're an offline entrepreneur, you might be tempted to skip to the next section, but I wouldn't do that if I were you.

This lesson will help you understand just a little bit about the Power of Video and how you can use the Video Projects folder to help you increase business regardless of whether you're an Online or Offline Entrepreneur!

Using Video for your business can help you increase traffic greatly and let's face it...

People Love Video!  

That's why YouTube is the 2nd Largest Search engine and your customers are probably watching videos.  Why not give them some of your own videos to watch and promote the valuable service and products you have to offer.

Regardless of whether you create your own videos or you have someone create them for you...the information found in this lesson will benefit you greatly.

Video Projects

In this video...

Let's talk about that Personal Folder that was in this virtual library...but we moved it, because it didn't have anything to do with business.

Back in lecture 6 we moved the "Personal Files" folder and created a "Personal Library" where you can store anything that doesn't pertain to business.

Let's go look at that Personal Library

The Personal Library is my favorite of all...because I can store keepsakes, pictures, emails, and things that money can't buy inside these folders.

Practiaclly anything I can put in my scanner, I can file it away for safe keeping.

If you store these things'll always have them and be able to share them with anyone, anytime and never fear of losing them...even if you were to have an unlikely event such as a natural disaster, a house fire or even a computer crash.

In a later video...I'll share with you how I protect every file on my computer and how I can access them even when I'm not at my computer.

Personal Files Folder

In this video...

Let take a look at these shawdow boxes on my desktop.

I orginally didn't have this lesson in this course, but I had so many of my students ask about these strange boxes...that I had to do an update and include this lesson.

You'll be amazed at how your productivity will increase and how much better you'll feel once you "Get Organized".

Then I found out about these boxes from a friend and working on my desktop got even easier.

These boxes are called Fences.  I'll include a link below, so you can get access to this tool if you so desire.

Fences for your Desktop

You never know when the unexpected happens...

then it does and you've lost everything on your computer!

Backing up your computer is now easier than ever.

Forget the hard-drive backups...who remembers them and if you experience a natural disaster like a flood or house fire, where's your backup now?

The safest way to backup and protect your computer and all your files is:

It's how I protect all my valuable pictures, keepsakes and my business life!

Preview 02:49

It's Bonus Time!

I've had many of my students ask...

"Burt, how can I get this big red arrow?"

And Yeah...having this big red arrow is pretty neat, especially if you create videos like I do.  It's a really big help for your students when they are trying to follow along, but even if you don't create videos...

it's great to have because you don't have to play hide and seek with that little white arrow any more.

Bonus - I Like That Big Red Arrow
+ Organizing and Managing Folders for your Favorite Websites
8 lectures 34:31

In this Section...I'll help you Organize Your Favorite Websites!

If you have a computer and you probably do if you're reading this...LOL

...then you have some favorite websites you visit regularly.

Bookmarking them, saving them to your favorites, or what ever you want to call it is a great way to access them.

Unfortantely...most people end up trying to scroll through tons of sites, not realizing you can organize these websites into folders. 

Getting Organized will make finding and using your favorite websites easy.

And eventually, you'll get a new laptop or computer and wouldn't it be nice to quickly move all your favorites, all of your bookmarks onto your new computer?

In this Section, you'll learn about: 

The three (3) most popular internet browsers and which one I recommend you use.

How to create virtual filing cabinets to orgainize all of favorite websites.

How to Export and Import your Bookmarks to other internet browsers or to your new computer.'ll also be able to download a "Done For You" Virtual Filing cabinet system.

I'll explain how I use make my life better and more profitable.

Download the bookmark file in this lesson and we'll install them together.

Let's get started.

I'll see you in the next video.

Preview 01:23

In this video lesson,

We're going to talk about...what I believe, in my opinion, are the three most popular internet browsers.

I'll even share my views of which one is my favorite and why.

Then we'll extract our new Bookmarks Organizational Zip file file and install them together.

What Internet Browser is Best?

In this video lesson...

Let's install our new Bookmarks Organizational Tool on the browser of your choice.  

We'll start with my favorite, Google Chrome and work our way back to the big E, Internet Explorer.

I'll talk briefly about how to manage your favorites in each and how you can import your present favorites onto any browser.

Hopefully, by now, you've installed Google Chrome and your ready to start using this real easy and intuitive internet browser.

Let's get started.

Installing our Bookmark Organizational Tool on Chrome

In this video lesson,

we'll install our new Organizational Tool on Firefox.  If you've already installed these on Google Chrome and are going to use Chrome as your default browser, you may want to skip this lesson.

However, if your favorite internet browser is Firefox...hang in here and let's install this awesome Organizational Tool together.

Installing our Bookmark Organizational Tool on FireFox

In this video lesson,

we'll install our new Organizational Tool on Internet Explorer.  If you've already installed these on Google Chrome or FireFox and are going to use either Chrome or FireFox as your default browser, you may want to skip this lesson.

However, if your favorite internet browser is Internet Explorer...hang in here with me and let's install this awesome Organizational Tool together.

Installing our Bookmark Organizational Tool on Internet Explorer

OK, by've installed your new Organizational Tool on your favorite internet browser.

You're now able to start organizing your favorite websites or bookmarks.

In this video lesson,

let's learn how to create our own set of bookmark folders in the event you want to create a set for a family member, say a spouse or a child and you don't want them messing up YOUR bookmark folder or including their favorites in your well orgainzied files.

But before we do...

Since we are done with these files on our desktop, let's put them away so our desktop stays nice and neat.

Creating Your Own Bookmark Sets

In this video lesson...

let's take a detailed look at these new Organizational Folders for your favorite websites.

I'll share how I use them and how it makes my life so much easier and saves me a ton of time.

How to Use This New Bookmark Tool

In this video lesson...

let's take a detailed look at the Business Organizational Folders for your favorite websites.

I've packed this folder with a lot of my favorite resources and the website I use to create a successful online business.

How to Use BM Too
+ Organizing and Managing Your Passwords
7 lectures 23:07

In this section...

We're going to learn how we can Organize and Manage all our passwords.

I know you're loving this course already, but YOU'RE really gonna love me after this section.

Let's have fun...I'm getting excited!

Overview on Managing Passwords

Warning...Be Responsible with the information you learn in this lesson.

The information contained inside could be used for the good of all mankind and to fight evil but if this information get's leaked out...the darkness of evil could use this against you.

In this video lesson...

Let's talk about creating the last password you'll ever need.

Preview 05:04

In this video lesson...

Let's get access to the BEST Password Manager on the internet.

By the end of this section, You're gonna wonder... how in the world did I ever lived without this Awesome FREE tool!

You can click on the link in this lesson to go straight to the download page or simply go to

Once the free software and install it on your computer.

Once you find your download, put it on your desktop and simply double click on it to start the installation process.

Just follow the prompts, it's real easy.

It takes about two (2) minutes to install and your ready to start using LastPass and always have a different... safe and secure password for every website that requires login credentials.


I'll see you in the next video.

Access to the BEST Password Software Manager

Now that you have LastPass installed on your computer:

In this Video Lesson...

Let's open an Internet Browser...

login to our new LastPass Software and see just how easy it is to use this new tool.  

A tool...I think nobody should be without.

As you start using this tool, you'll want to make sure that the login credentials for each of your website accounts are unique, safe and secure.

Which'll probably need to change your old passwords as you login to your accounts.

I'll show you how easy it is to do this with LastPass.

Let's get started.

Let's Login to LastPass and Learn

Once LastPass starts saving your passwords, logging into your online accounts is really fast and easy.

In this video...

Let's look at how to handle multiple accounts within LastPass and some LassPass Notifications.

Multiple Accounts in LastPass

OK...hopefully you are having fun using LastPass.

In this video lesson...

Let's see how to login to your favorite sites...even if you're not at your own computer.

Traveling With LastPass

By now, you're seeing how valuable and how nice it is to have a tool like LastPass to generate safe and secure passwords, remembrer all your passwords and quickly enter your login credentials for you while surfing the web.

The only thing YOU need to do is remember one (1) LastPass or one master password..

It's as simple as opening an internet browser and 

logging in with your Super Safe and Secure Master Password.'s EXTREMELY Important to note...

Make sure when leaving your log out of LastPass so that other people don't have unauthorized access to your private information.

Especially if your logging into LastPass while traveling and you're not on your personal computer.

We've only scratched the surface of the many things LastPass can do for you.

You'll find links in this lesson that will give you access to finding more video tutorials on how to use LastPass to help you "Organize and Manage Your Passwords".

OK...I'll see you in the next video.

Wrapping Up - Links to More LastPass Training