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How To Delete A Stubborn Folder In Windows

How To Delete A Stubborn Folder In Windows

I encountered a quirky problem the other day when I was trying to clean up one of my hard drives before copying its contents to another drive: I couldn’t delete a folder.

Five Best Alternative File Managers

Five Best Alternative File Managers

If you’re any sort of power user, you’ve bumped up against the limitations of your operating system’s default file manager on countless occasions. The fact is, for advanced file browsing and manipulation, sometimes the default applications—like Windows Explorer or Mac OS X Finder—just don’t cut it. Today we’re looking at…

Get Two-Pane, Extensible File Navigation with FreeCommander

Get Two-Pane, Extensible File Navigation with FreeCommander

Windows only: When it comes to finding, manipulating and browsing files, everybody has their preferences—which is just one reason why Windows, Mac and Linux handle the job quite differently. So while Gina’s shown us how to replace Windows’ built-in Explorer with Xplorer2, some may find a better fit with FreeCommander,…