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Replace Windows Explorer with a free, feature-rich file manager

Bill Detwiler examines five free file managers that might make IT pros and power users dump Windows Explorer.

The average Windows user would probably never consider using a file manager other than the one built into the operating system—Windows Explorer. But, TR Dojo viewers aren't average Windows users. They like to optimize, customize, and just plain tinker with their computers, especially the operating system. Well, during this TR Dojo episode, I discuss five, free file managers that you can use instead:

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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