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Windows 7: i am looking for a prog to replace windows explorer with

02 Jun 2013   #1
reble

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
i am looking for a prog to replace windows explorer with

I have a Gateway md2614u laptop os Win7 home 32bit. Right now I use FreeCommander instead of Windows Explorer. FreeCommander meets my needs except for 1 bug. Sometimes FreeCommander will lock up when I right click on a file or dir. Normally if I go into Windows Explorer and del the file or dir and do it over again or open the file in Windows Explorer, that fixes the problem. It is an annoying little bug. Is there any other freeware prog's like FreeCommander available that don 't have the bug in it?


Steve


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02 Jun 2013   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Steve ... Have you tried Multi Commander or Q- Dir it even has a portable version
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02 Jun 2013   #3
pjd

Win 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I've used xplorer2 for about a decade - tried some of the others but.. never found a reason to change
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02 Jun 2013   #4
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reble View Post
I have a Gateway md2614u laptop os Win7 home 32bit. Right now I use FreeCommander instead of Windows Explorer. FreeCommander meets my needs except for 1 bug. Sometimes FreeCommander will lock up when I right click on a file or dir. Normally if I go into Windows Explorer and del the file or dir and do it over again or open the file in Windows Explorer, that fixes the problem. It is an annoying little bug. Is there any other freeware prog's like FreeCommander available that don 't have the bug in it?


Steve
Hi there
Why not use THIS version (It's called File Manager).

Cheers
jimbo


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02 Jun 2013   #5
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

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Sometimes FreeCommander will lock up when I right click on a file or dir.
I have used Free Commander for years without seeing that problem. Most likely this is a problem with an explorer extension and not a fault within Free Commander itself.
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02 Jun 2013   #6
strollin

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)
 
 

I actually prefer Windows Explorer (especially in Windows 7) and use it for my everyday file management but I do have Xplorer2 for those times when I need to transfer lots of files between multiple drives/folders.
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02 Jun 2013   #7
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
I've experienced ...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LMiller7 View Post
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Sometimes FreeCommander will lock up when I right click on a file or dir.
I have used Free Commander for years without seeing that problem. Most likely this is a problem with an explorer extension and not a fault within Free Commander itself.
I have experienced a similar problem with FreeCommander.

On my PC:
  • The context menu handler seems to occasionally "dummy spit".
  • It doesn't occur any more often than Windows Explorer crashing.
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I actually prefer Windows Explorer (especially in Windows 7) and use it for my everyday file management but I do have Xplorer2 for those times when I need to transfer lots of files between multiple drives/folders.
FreeCommander has an excellent mass renaming tool (I use it regularly).
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02 Jun 2013   #8
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

My own preference is Directory Opus -- but it's not free. I'm a fan of multi-window file managers and this one provide the most features of any I've found.
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16 Jun 2013   #9
reble

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
re: i am looking for a prog to replace windows explorer with

Would you please post a link to "file manager". I can't find it.

Steve

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reble View Post
I have a Gateway md2614u laptop os Win7 home 32bit. Right now I use FreeCommander instead of Windows Explorer. FreeCommander meets my needs except for 1 bug. Sometimes FreeCommander will lock up when I right click on a file or dir. Normally if I go into Windows Explorer and del the file or dir and do it over again or open the file in Windows Explorer, that fixes the problem. It is an annoying little bug. Is there any other freeware prog's like FreeCommander available that don 't have the bug in it?


Steve
Hi there
Why not use THIS version (It's called File Manager).

Cheers
jimbo
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