System Explorer

System Explorer

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 81 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.7.0
  • Total Downloads:
    130,021
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 24, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.89MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    75
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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System Explorer provides in-depth monitoring of your system performance. You can view tasks, processes, and machine history. For performance junkies, this program should provide just the right fix.

Pros

Tabbed navigation: System Explorer's tabbed navigation structure breaks down the program functions logically. Four tabs along the top of the screen are home to your tasks, processes, performance, and history views. This makes it quick to flip back and forth between the four of them.

In-depth performance monitor: The in-depth performance info will most interest power users. Beyond memory usage and CPU load information, it also offers info about input/output and pages faulted.

Cons

Drag and drop: System Explorer has a message at the bottom of the screen that says you can drag and drop "any" file there to get information about it. However, no matter how many files we dragged there, no information of any kind was displayed.

Lack of help: There was no real comprehensive help or support associated with the product. The many customization options are fairly enigmatic, so a tutorial explaining them could be very helpful.

Bottom Line

If you're looking for a complete monitoring solution for your workstation, System Explorer is an option well worth considering.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Works well with Windows 8.1, 64-bit"

January 30, 2015  |  By sellyourmom

 |  Version: System Explorer 4.7.0

Pros

The only program that I could find that allows you to permanently set priority of processes in 64-bit Windows. Aside from that, this program shows you a wealth of information about various system performance characteristics and processes.

Cons

The version on this website is outdated; the most up-to-date version can be downloaded from the publisher's website.

The priority of own processes (two of them: SystemExplorer.exe and SystemExplorerService64.exe) has to be lowered to "Normal" with the option "Permanent". In my experience, higher priority of any non-Windows process can destabilize the operating system, and thus should be avoided.

Summary

Highly recommended.

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4 stars

"Perfect Replacement For Windows Task Manager"

January 11, 2015  |  By Bighugs1965

 |  Version: System Explorer 4.7.0

Pros

I had a program installed called Prio. Prio gave the windows Task Manager the ability to set process priority. System Explorer has that ability built right in so I uninstalled Prio. Saved me some disk space.

I've always used memory cleaners and optimizers. Examples are Wise Memory optimizer, Cleanmem Mini Monitor and others of it's kind. System Explorer has the ability to clean ram on a schedule. Just look under Options/Processes in the options menu. I uninstalled my other memory cleaner. Saved yet more disk space.

Cons

Maybe a little difficult compared to the native Task Manager

Summary

Now my computer starts faster, has more drive space and available ram. Before using System Explorer my computer would be at about 32 percent ram use at an idle state. Now at an idle state my computer sits around 24 percent. That's a big improvement! I am really impressed with this software and recommend it to anybody looking for an excellent alternative to the Windows Task Manager. If you are like me you may find that this jewel can really improve overall system performance and make managing your system much easier than before.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.7.0
Version 4.7.0 contains brand new information panel in style of the Windows 8.
General
Publisher Mister Group
Publisher web site http://www.mistergroup.org
Release Date March 24, 2014
Date Added March 24, 2014
Version 4.7.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.89MB
File Name SystemExplorerSetup_470.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 130,021
Downloads Last Week 75
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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