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File Explorer

What is File Explorer?  (from Ruben Holthuijsen)

A Windows explorer replacement for those who can't or just don't want to use Windows explorer. Functions for creating new documents Word, Excel, Powerpoint, both 2003 and 2007 formats, renaming files, deleting files, and a new folder button.


File Explorer is a software program developed by Ruben Holthuijsen. The setup package is about 1.6 MB (1,675,126 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 82% of users of File Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: rholt.1stfreehosting.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ruben Holthuijsen\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ruben Holthuijsen\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Explorer

  • Explorer.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove File Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove File Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall File Explorer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program File Explorer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove File Explorer.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Connected 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  France 9.09%
  Italy 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
WinBook TW700 20.00%
Sony VPCZ12C5E 20.00%
Micro-Star MS-7529 20.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 20.00%
Dell Latitude D531 20.00%


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