Windows 10: How to toggle between file arrangements-detailed

  1.    22 Nov 2017 #1

    How to toggle between file arrangements-detailed


    This is may sound a bit unique, I want to be able to change the arrangement of files in my folder by some sort of simple action, let me elaborate, I have a folder on my PC, the PC is used by the entire family , (I'm a teenager and obviously ain't a kid anymore, I watch a lot of movies and TV Series which I may not necessarily be wishing to inform the whole family about (also now that I'm 14 parents been getting stalkingly curious about everything I do), now my folder is made intentionally extremely messy to make it seem like all I use the PC for is study (which is about 80% of what I do with it), but I wish to have an organized folder which is usable for some real study work I need to do , however an organized labelled folder is something parents can easily go through. I want to be able to 'toggle' between two views of the same file system with some password or button , i.e. no button=messy, button=organized neat and clean. The folder is very large, >100 GB so no duplication, no hidden files as I need split second accuracy to save myself from getting scolded (LOL) and the same duplication issue, no other ideas other than what I need as this will be useful for many other applications as well. So any ideas or features?

    Also it would help if you post this in other forums too.
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       22 Nov 2017 #2

    This is an area where the first/basic question would be: who actually owns the computer? The owner is the controller of what happens. An additional thing is that no matter what a person does on a computer there are ways to find out about it even though data is deleted.

    There are things one can do to keep personal data away from others' eyes by using removable drives such as USB Thumb drives but even that requires not leaving it plugged in. There will be pointers in a computer about what files were opened/worked on but without the file actually being available not much can be gained from seeing that.
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  3.    22 Nov 2017 #3

    You can say I own the computer despite it being a laptop basically anyone (family) can flip open. And i do not want to delete anything here or prevent it's recovery. I think you did not get my question, "is it possible to have two different arrangements of the same files? as in one is unorganised and messy, another is organised and the view can be easily toggled?", as in two distinct arrangements of the same files without anything manually moving the files.
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