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How to show File Extensions in Windows 8 / 7

File Extension is that which identifies the file type. If you are a regular Windows user, then it is not at all a problem to identify the file type. For it is very important to see file extension to identity the […]

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Exit Explorer using Taskbar Context Menu in Windows 8.1

There may be times when you may want to terminate explorer.exe. Maybe your explorer hangs or freezes frequently and you need to exit or restart explorer. To do this, you will normally start the Task Manager. Select explorer.exe from the processes, […]

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Multi-Commander, a multi-tabbed file manager for Windows

If are you bored by using the same standard Windows Explorer, then try Multi-Commander. It is a multi-tabbed file manager with a dual panel layout. It is fast, efficient and has got everything that you need in a file manager. Standard […]


Q-Dir: Quad Explorer replacement freeware for Windows

Are you one of those people who keep multiple Windows explorer open to move files around to organize you files and folders in a better way then Q-Dir is for you. Q-Dir is a Quad Explorer, based on Windows Explorer […]

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XYplorer: A powerful free Alternative File Manager for Windows

Looking for a replacement for Windows File Explorer? XYplorer is a great alternative you may want to consider, since it comes with several enhanced functions and interface improvements. XYplorer is a freeware file manager application that not only offers dual […]

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Fix: Explorer navigation pane missing in Windows 7 | 8

Windows Explorer or File Explorers a program that is very integral to Windows operations. Here, you see different files, folders displayed in a hierarchy. The program lets you easily copy, move, rename, and search for files and folders. For example, […]

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Fix: Windows Host Process Rundll32 has stopped working

Rundll32.exe is a process which executes DLL’s and places their libraries into the memory, so that they can be used more efficiently by applications. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not […]

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FreeCommander: Free alternative file manager for Windows 8 | 7

If you are not satisfied with the built-in Windows File Explorer and are looking for a feature-rich file manager, you have a great alternative in FreeCommander. FreeCommander is a freeware application that can be used in place of the standard […]


Fix: Windows explorer.exe does not start at startup

I have realized that corruption in the Windows registry can lead to all sorts of problems. Some of you may have faced this problem, that after you logged on to your computer, you might have seen just a blank screen. […]


Add, Remove, Edit Context Menu items in Windows 7 | 8

The Right Click Menu or the Context Menu is the menu, which appears, when you right-click on the desktop or a file or folder in Windows. This menu gives you added functionality by offering you actions you can take with […]


Disable Show window contents while dragging In Windows 8.1

A few months ago, we posted about enhancing Windows 8 performance by tweaking visual effects. One of the features you could disable is Show window contents while dragging. You might have observed that when you drag and drop contents in Windows […]

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