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  • 5.0 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    The version on this website is outdated; the most up-to-date version can be downloaded from the publisher's website.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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  • 4.0 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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  • 4.0 stars

    "too much other **** - otherwise it is very good"

    May 18, 2013  |   By jeff sullivan

    Version: System Explorer 4.2.2

    Pros

    System Explorer is very good

    Cons

    too much other stuff gets dwonloaded with it whether you want it or not

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Works as advertised."

    April 22, 2013  |   By GCG1000

    Version: System Explorer 4.2

    Pros

    Provides a quick and comprehensive view of what is running in Windows. Good GUI.

    Cons

    None at this time.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The Perfect Task Manager!"

    January 19, 2013  |   By jahed160

    Version: System Explorer 4.0

    Pros

    I was looking for a task manager which gives detailed information about my system and easy to use. And that is what System Explorer is.

    Cons

    None that I've found.

    Summary

    For new users: I'd recommend you use Ctrl+T to not show the tree view in the processes tab.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent PC tool."

    August 23, 2012  |   By jurchol

    Version: System Explorer 3.9.3

    Pros

    Too many to mention.

    Cons

    Did not find any.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "See the Windows guts."

    April 2, 2012  |   By bhjohnson

    Version: System Explorer 3.8.6

    Pros

    The icon-tray graph of CPU performance is invaluable to determining what's going on with those "slow-downs" we run into. Can take the place of the Task Manager. Easy to use and frequently updated. And it's free.

    Cons

    Haven't run into any yet.

    Summary

    Worth every second of installation and updating (which are fast).

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excellent, very powerful and robust set of utilities"

    February 19, 2012  |   By garylben

    Version: System Explorer 3.8.4

    Pros

    Covers a lot of areas better than most utility packages' "paided upgrade" versions. And covers more.

    Cons

    Documentation a bit brief; interface a bit complex, but forgivable in such a robust package

    Summary

    Highly recommended for anyone just above novice to full blown experts. A great resource, and a nice upgrade for the built-in Task Manager program.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "This one has it all."

    November 27, 2011  |   By 1jimcoons

    Version: System Explorer 3.6.2

    Pros

    Has every info tid bit you could want and helps diagnose slow-downs and hang ups.

    Cons

    frequent updates are an irritant.

    Summary

    Much better than the MS Task Manager.

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  • 4.0 stars

    "easy to monitor what is running in windows."

    November 21, 2011  |   By golfur1

    Version: System Explorer 3.6.2

    Pros

    free and easy to use.

    Cons

    none so far.

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