For those who liked Norton Commander

Remember this one ? Yes it’s the famous Norton Commander. I’ve been using it until we moved to Windows NT. A newer version was released that worked for Win96 and NT, but it looked a bit like they’ve had just dumped the NC in a “Window”

In the mid 90’s I was working with an external application developer, who always carried a tool called the Windows Commander with him on a floppy. The Windows Commander was a kind of a clone of the Norton Commander, but fully Window-mized. it ran perfectly on Windows 3.11.

He once had left the Windows Commander on my machine, i gave it a try, and since then, it’s probably my most used application ever. In fact i do never use Windows Explorer, I rarely use WinZIP or WinRAR and I don’t need an FTP Client as well. Because…….. it’s all embedded in total commander.

Total commander is the 1st application i start in the morning and the last to be closed.

Since November 2002, Windows Commander was renamed in Total Commander.

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You can run Total Commander in unregistered Mode, but you get annoying startup messages, so better you purchase a license. i have purchased Total commander somewhere in the late 90’s, and guess what, I never paid anything more and still get regular updates for free. you can find the tool here: http://www.ghisler.com/

Enjoy!

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