Link Shell Extension

Link Shell Extension

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.7.4.9
  • Total Downloads:
    8,599
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 03, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    3.44MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    21
  • Platform:
    Windows

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5 stars

"*ix like filesystem Windows features made accesible"

March 07, 2012  |  By Siorghlas

 |  Version: Link Shell Extension 3.6.5.2

Pros

The best way to manage these *ix-like Windows filesystem features (ideal for geeks like me)

Cons

It may be hard to keep control of heavily linked filesystems, especially folders (not the app fault)

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2 stars

"Some big problems with this version"

July 08, 2011  |  By lucifer6642

 |  Version: Link Shell Extension 3.6.5

Pros

It seems to create hard and sym links properly as described

Cons

Performs "Smart Move" whether you want it to or not sometimes.
Rockall Heap Manager didn't remove properly - caused errors after uninstall

Summary

This is a handy tool if you are going to be creating a lot of links but with the faults, I would avoid it and just learn to use the command line tools built in to Windows 7.

If the developer fixes the problems with Smart Move and Rockalldll.dll, and mentions specifically in version update notes, I may give it another try and another review.

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5 stars

"Works well creating Windows Hardlinks"

December 12, 2010  |  By balancedview

 |  Version: Link Shell Extension 3.5

Pros

I had tried previously to use Windows CMD box to create hardlinks, but never got them to work as I wished. This tool, (LSE), did the trick for me without struggle.
After installation, works via a simple GUI Right-click process.
Env: Windows XP SP3

Cons

Have not been able to get the Hardlink arrow overlay to show up on the Hardlink icon. But this could be just me... I will work with it some more.
However, my issue with the icon overlay in no way counts against the basic product function.

Summary

Highly recommended for the technical and sort-of tech user (the only folks likely to want to be setting up Hardlinks in the first place). Give it a try.

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5 stars

"nice - I love it"

January 02, 2010  |  By pmarlow

 |  Version: Link Shell Extension 3.2

Pros

works great - very convenient tool - easy to use

Cons

none - no problems

Summary

now that I have it I don't know how I ever lived without it

thank you!

Updated on Jan 2, 2010

great documentation, too

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.7.4.9
Version 3.7.4.9 adds a Swedish localisation.
General
Publisher Hermann Schinagl
Publisher web site http://schinagl.priv.at/
Release Date June 30, 2013
Date Added July 03, 2013
Version 3.7.4.9
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Microsoft Visual C++ 2005
Download Information
File Size 3.44MB
File Name HardLinkShellExt_win32.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,599
Downloads Last Week 21
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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