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Is there a good XP like windows explorer for windows Vista?

Is there a good XP like windows explorer for windows Vista?

I'm still refusing to go to Windows Vista and now Windows 7 mainly due to the windows explorer, I find it cumbersome and hard to use exclusively with a keyboard.

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Guest [Entry]

"Have you considered using Total Commander? It's a bit different from Windows Explorer, but you can use it entirely with a keyboard, its interface is fully customizable (color scheme, font size, type and color), you have a sort of command prompt, you can create folders just by pressing F7, you can preview files with F3 (there are plugins for Total Commander that allow you to open nearly every filetype you might need, from photos to music).

You can also use it with a tree structure for folders, similar to Explorer. I use it daily at work, and it saves me from a lot of trips to the mouse :)"
Guest [Entry]

One tip, in Windows 7, if you want to get right to a directory, just hit the Windows key and start typing your path. Press and Windows Explorer will pop up in that path.
Guest [Entry]

"Sorry to hear that. I am using Windows 7 RC and it seems to me that the same keyboard shortcuts I use in XP still work. That said, I am not a big Windows Explorer fan either. I use another replacement on my XP machine, but I have not installed it on my Windows 7 machine so I don't know if it will even run.
I am trying a freeware file manager I found on download.com. It's called NexusFile V. The home page is http://xiles.net/programs/. I use the mouse more than the keyboard but a quick walk through the settings and you can customize the fonts (including size) and the colors, so you should be able to set it up for high visibility. You can also customer the function key actions so if there is a keyboard shortcut missing you have the possibility of using the function key mapping to add it."
Guest [Entry]

I have Vista and Windows 7 and on both machines, I use XPlorer2. I use the paid version, but the free version has quite a few features that would make anyone wonder why they still use the built-in Windows Explorer.