64bit version?

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64bit version?

Post by Slowfox » 09 Feb 2012 12:00

Several important context menu items don't show up in my XYplorer's file context menu. I am running Windows 7 64bit.

I believe the reason is that the missing items are 64bit programs, which do not show up in 32bit XYplorer.

I am still evaluating the trial version, and for me this is a "no-go".

When do you expect to have a 64bit version available?

Thanks.

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by admin » 09 Feb 2012 12:07

Can't give a date but I'm ready to go at any moment. It's the compiler writers that slow it down. :roll:

Generally, to everybody on 64bit Windows: When you decided to go for 64bit you decided to leave the 32bit world. I'm sure you had good reasons to do so (and did not just believe the hype), but now you have to bear the consequences. IMHO as of today there is no 64bit file manager existing that could compare to XY. Well, I'm glad that this isn't my problem! :P
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Re: 64bit version?

Post by Slowfox » 09 Feb 2012 13:23

May I ask, which compiler?

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by eil » 09 Feb 2012 13:35

Slowfox wrote:May I ask, which compiler?
Visual Basic compiler for 64bit.

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by Slowfox » 09 Feb 2012 14:06

I am afraid you may have a loooooong wait.

Support for Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 ended on March 31, 2005. Extended support ended in March 2008.

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by admin » 09 Feb 2012 14:09

Slowfox wrote:I am afraid you may have a loooooong wait.

Support for Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 ended on March 31, 2005. Extended support ended in March 2008.
Nothing new. But not only MS can write compilers. Just as Borland wrote a C compiler, anybody with the skills can write a VB compiler.
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Re: 64bit version?

Post by Slowfox » 09 Feb 2012 14:32

I hope you find a compiler soon.
XY is the best file manager I've seen.

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by FeatureCreep » 10 Feb 2012 11:25

admin wrote:Can't give a date but I'm ready to go at any moment. It's the compiler writers that slow it down. :roll:

Generally, to everybody on 64bit Windows: When you decided to go for 64bit you decided to leave the 32bit world. I'm sure you had good reasons to do so (and did not just believe the hype), but now you have to bear the consequences. IMHO as of today there is no 64bit file manager existing that could compare to XY. Well, I'm glad that this isn't my problem! :P
For most people the decision is made for them when they buy a new PC. Most of the ones on offer are now 64 bit and sales of 64 bit Win 7 now predominate.
IMHO as of today there is no 64bit file manager existing that could compare to XY.
I wholeheartedly agree but the rest of your answer troubles me. :?

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by admin » 10 Feb 2012 11:50

FeatureCreep wrote:For most people the decision is made for them when they buy a new PC. Most of the ones on offer are now 64 bit and sales of 64 bit Win 7 now predominate.
Yes, the stupidity is systemic.
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Re: 64bit version?

Post by FeatureCreep » 10 Feb 2012 11:54

Don, you risk alienating the majority of Windows users.

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by admin » 10 Feb 2012 12:54

FeatureCreep wrote:Don, you risk alienating the majority of Windows users.
Yeah, I should have attached the ironic emoticon as a safety belt. (It's carnival...)
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Re: 64bit version?

Post by eil » 10 Feb 2012 13:29

admin wrote:
FeatureCreep wrote:For most people the decision is made for them when they buy a new PC. Most of the ones on offer are now 64 bit and sales of 64 bit Win 7 now predominate.
Yes, the stupidity is systemic.
i love this answer! :lol: 'cause i share this opinion. :mrgreen:

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by FeatureCreep » 10 Feb 2012 13:49

Yeah, I should have attached the ironic emoticon as a safety belt. (It's carnival...)
Well enjoy the carnival. :D Kölle Alaaf!

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Re: 64bit version?

Post by PeterH » 10 Feb 2012 21:55

admin wrote:
FeatureCreep wrote:For most people the decision is made for them when they buy a new PC. Most of the ones on offer are now 64 bit and sales of 64 bit Win 7 now predominate.
Yes, the stupidity is systemic.
That's correct!

Though it's simple to solve: buy no windows, and you don't need XY!

I remember times when on buying windows the reaction was:
admin wrote:Yes, the stupidity is systemic.
(We want DOS, we want 16+4bit, and we want XTREE! That was a good time!)
W7(x64) SP1 German
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Re: 64bit version?

Post by jjk » 10 Feb 2012 22:22

PeterH wrote: (We want DOS, we want 16+4bit, and we want XTREE! That was a good time!)
Before XTREE I used Tree-view (one file : tv.exe 49421 bytes), not as powerful but very efficient.
Yes, it was the good time ! (before 1989, but which year exactly, I don't remember)

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