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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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% 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 10 50%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Connected 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.59%
  France 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 62.50%
Sony 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3847 30.00%
WinBook TW700 10.00%
Sony VPCZ12C5E 10.00%
Micro-Star MS-7529 10.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.00%
Gateway ZX4665G 10.00%


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