Faqs

Registration (3)

Can I upgrade WinNc with a discount?

WinNc v5, v6 and v7 users can upgrade WinNc to v8 for free. Older WinNc (v1 – v4.8) users can upgrade for € 10,- Mail us with your registration data and we will send you an upgrade link >>

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Why doesn’t my registration work?

Please try to hold the CTRL key while starting. This way you can reset the startup settings. The reset registration data option will clear the current registration and may clear problems related to the registration data.

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If I update from v5 to v6, why does my registration data gets lost?

We have reports from some users that the registration data gets lost when updating from v5 to v6. A workaround is to re-install v6 in a new / empty folder (e.g. Program Files/WinNc 6/)  

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Bugfixes (1)

How do I get the latest bugfixes?

To check if bugs are already fixed we also we recommend to update the beta versions. All the latest small fixes are active there. (Options > Options > “Update beta versions”) The beta version is only available to registered users.

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Using WinNc (16)

Why does it sometimes take so long to start WinNc?

WinNc will check all network drives and CD-ROM whether they are ready. Most CD-ROM stations and network stations may take some time to check. You can disconnect network drives you do not use to make WinNc start faster.

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How can I reach a directory I used a lot easily?

Drag the directory just underneath the panel in the grey area. WinNc will create a tab for this directory. Now you can click on this tab every time you want to reach this directory. You can change its properties by … Continue reading

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Is there an easy way to calculate the size of the selected directory?

You can calculate the size of a selected directory by pressing F3 (View). Also you can use F9 to calculate all files and folder sizes in the panels.

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Can WinNc use the ‘View’ files viewers in Windows?

If you would like a certain viewer to be used for a file extension you can select the file and press SHIFT-F3. WinNc will ask “viewer not registered, use internal viewer?” Answer “No” and WinNc will ask “viewer not registered, … Continue reading

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Is there a Way to Permanently set WinNc as elevated?

It is possible to run WinNc in admin mode: – Right click on the WinNc link (on your desktop or taskbar) – Select ‘properties’ – Open the ‘compatibility’ tab – Check the ‘run always as administrator’ option – Start WinNc.

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Future: 32-bit vs 64-bit (1)

How can I show all extensions in the WinNc contextmenu?

WinNc is currently 32 bit and therefore can only show installed 32 bit shell extensions (menu items in file context menu). To enable them in WinNc, you’ll need to install the 32 bit versions of the applications. This problem will … Continue reading

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Buttonbar (1)

How can I add an icon to the button bar?

Drag the icon to an empty space on the button bar. You can change it’s properties by right clicking.

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Troubleshooting (1)

How can I reset my WinNc?

Option 1: Hold down the CTRL key when starting WinNc.  Please try to hold the CTRL key while starting. This way you can reset the application settings. The reset registration data option will clear the current registration and may clear … Continue reading

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