Alternative to Windows Explorer

  canarieslover 11:44 06 Feb 12

Just in case anyone is looking for an alternative to Win Explorer Giveaway of the Day has XYplorer free today. It appears to be a lot more flexible and usable than Win explorer though I will admit to only using it for the last couple of hours. XYplorer

  Ian in Northampton 12:02 06 Feb 12

Just what the world needs - another browser... ;-)

  Peter 12:08 06 Feb 12

Ian in Northampton,

A replacement for Windows Explorer, NOT Internet Explorer.


  bremner 12:27 06 Feb 12

Not a replacement just an alternative.

Without Explorer the computer would not work.

  canarieslover 12:30 06 Feb 12

I'm still trying it out and so far I think its pretty good.

  scotty 12:46 06 Feb 12

What about using your browser (Firefox or Chrome) as a file explorer? Try typing C:\ into the address bar. I find it useful if I want to perform a search.

  Batch 16:30 06 Feb 12

You may find that you can reinstall the app after the allotted day has expired. This is a pretty portable app and you may find that just copying the installed folder (probably Program Files\XYplorer) to a back-up device provides enough for a reinstall at a later date (i.e. just copy it back).

  Ian in Northampton 18:14 06 Feb 12

Note to self: read posts properly... :-(

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