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I'm not a fan of Windows Explorer as a file manager. When it starts up the old Not Responding behavior, it can be a nightmare of frustration. That's why I often rely upon one of the free replacements for the default Windows file manager. There are quite a few. Here are my top five. Give these a try and more than likely you will come out with one you like.