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How To • Setup A Computer File Box



FileBox



File Jacket 1.5"



Sharpie Markers



Ink Pens



Clear Plastic Bag



Password Notebook 5" x 7"



How To Setup A Computer File Box

This is an overview of how to setup a computer file box. It's a breeze to do with the following "how to" steps.

Your computer system and network equipment paperwork, discs, manuals, files, and etc., should all be kept in one place in your house or business. The following is a very good way of keeping your computer files. The total purchase cost including sales tax for this project is $69.72.

Notes:
I am not paid in any way for my recommendations.
The items that I am showing you are just very good examples.
This is exactly how I keep track of my own computer files.



#1) FileBox
This box will hold everything below in one place for you.
It's also water-proof.

PURCHASE COST$12.49 Each
PURCHASE LINK http://www.staples.com/Staples-reg-Letter-Legal-File-Box-Clear/product_480548

#2) File Jacket 1.5"
These File Jackets will hold all of the paperwork, discs, manuals, etc. to each piece of equipment that you own without things falling out. Use only one File Jacket per piece of equipment. Label the headings this way:

  •  Password Notebook
  •  Desktop Computer
  •  Laptop Computer
  •  Printer
  •  Camera
  •  USB Hard Drive
  •  Computer Desk
  •  Computer Desk Lamp
  •  Network Modem
  •  Network Router
  •  Keyboard
  •  Wireless Mouse
  •  Flash Drives
  •  Sharpie Markers and Ink Pens

PURCHASE COST$24.99 25/Pack
PURCHASE LINK http://www.staples.com/Staples-File-Jacket-1-5-Expansion-Letter-Manila-25-Pack/product_362970

#3) Sharpie Markers
Use these to write the heading on the top left of the File Jacket with. Keep at least one Sharpie Marker inside the File Box.

PURCHASE COST$8.59 3/Pack
PURCHASE LINK http://www.staples.com/Sharpie-Retractable-Permanent-Markers-Ultra-Fine-Black-3-Pack/product_711458

#4) Ink Pens
Use these to write on the front of the File Jacket. Example: Write down the name brand, model number, serial number, and date of purchase, of the equipment. Also, use to write with on the inside of your Password Notebook (see #6). Keep at least one Ink Pen inside the File Box.

PURCHASE COST$7.49 3/Pack
PURCHASE LINK http://www.staples.com/Pentel-EnerGel-RTX-Retractable-Gel-Ink-Pens-Medium-Point-Blue-3-Pack/product_712683

#5) Clear Plastic Bag
These are to keep small pieces, DVDs and etc. all together. Put this bag inside of the File Jacket of the piece of equipment that it goes with.

PURCHASE COST$4.46 32/Box
PURCHASE LINK http://www.walmart.com/ip/Ziploc-Slider-All-Purpose-Gallon-Storage-Bags-32ct/17208784

#6) Password Notebook
This is the most important piece of the bunch. Use this to keep all of your Passwords in. Each page is for a different Password. Here's how to do this:

On one page, list the following:
    Web Site Name
    Username
    Password
    Notes

Example:
    amazon.com
    marysmith@yahoo.com
    maRy2416
    account opened 01-01-2015

Be sure to UNDERLINE the Password capitol letters!!   Example: maRy2416

You will also have room on the page to keep notes about the web site.
Keep your Password Notebook inside of a File Jacket, inside the File Box.
That way, it will never get lost.

PURCHASE COST$6.99 Each
PURCHASE LINK http://www.staples.com/Mead-Wirebound-Recycled-Notebook-5-x-7-/product_MEA45186



Hope this helps!


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