Re: [NTO] "PowerDesk Pro 5"
- I can vouch for the program, PowerDesk Pro 5.
I have been using PowerDesk for over 3 or 4 years. I first started using
version 4, I believe. That was with Windows 98/ME. When I updated to WinXP,
I installed PowerDesk 4 and when they came out with verison 5, I upgraded
with out any thoughts at all.
I believe there has been a couple of updates and I also believe I have the
As for the program itself, I love it. I have always liked the file manager
type of program and when they did away with it, File Manager that is, I was
lost. I found PowerDesk and have been using it ever since. Just the File
Manager part of the program was enough for me, but there is so many other
features too numerious to mention. I do like the way you can convert gifs to
jpg and visa-versa. Or any kind of graphics files for that matter.
One thing I do not like about PowerDesk is the Zip interface. I use WinZip
for all my zipped files, but PowerDesk wants to be the default zip program.
PowerDesk can not handle zip within zips too good and when you get .rah and
ace files, PowerDesk chokes. But I just right click the files and WinZip
handles everything fine.
But as I said, all the other features make PowerDesk well worth it.
Hope this helps.
Date: Friday, November 14, 2003 09:30:02
Subject: [NTO] "PowerDesk Pro 5"
This question to you is for attention of "Windows XP" users - as I have this
OS on my PC and I would like to consult with you about the program in
(Install it or not).
Is any one using (on an XP systen) the "PowerDesk Pro 5", and what is your
personal opinion about this program - comparing it to the original XP file
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