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This package was approved by moderator doc on 12/18/2015.

The file management in Q-Dir is based on MS Windows Explorer but 4x plus Tabs and with more functionality!

To install Q-Dir, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install qdir --version 6.14

To upgrade Q-Dir, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade qdir --version 6.14


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'qdir'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $chocTempDir = Join-Path $env:TEMP "chocolatey"
    $tempDir = Join-Path $chocTempDir "$packageName"
    $tempDir = Join-Path $tempDir "unzip"
    if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) {[System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir)}
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$tempDir"
    $exeFilePath = get-childitem $tempDir -recurse -include *.$installerType | select -First 1
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$exeFilePath"
    Remove-Item "$tempDir" -Recurse
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $processor = Get-WmiObject Win32_Processor
    $is64bit = $processor.AddressWidth -eq 64
    $packageName = 'qdir'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '-uninstall'
    if ($is64bit) {
        $programUninstallEntryName = "Q-Dir"
        $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$programUninstallEntryName*"}).UninstallString
        $uninstallString = $uninstallString.Substring(0,39)
    } else {
        $programUninstallEntryName = "Q-Dir"
        $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\* | Select DisplayName, UninstallString | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -like "$programUninstallEntryName*"}).UninstallString
        $uninstallString = $uninstallString.Substring(0,33)
    } # get the uninstall string of the installed Q-dir version from the registry
    #$uninstallString = "$uninstallString" -replace '[{]', '`{' # adding escape character to the braces
    #$uninstallString = "$uninstallString" -replace '[}]', '`} -uninstall' # to work properly with the Invoke-Expression command, add silent arguments
    if ($uninstallString -ne "") {
    	Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $uninstallString
    	$wshell = new-object -com
    	Start-Sleep 1

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nenad Hrg


by Nenad Hrg


Release Notes

Full functionality of the file manager Q-Dir on Windows 10 tested with Build 10162.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Q-Dir (Install) 7.72 195 Saturday, August 3, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.71 161 Wednesday, July 31, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.69 210 Friday, July 26, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.68 226 Sunday, July 21, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.66 309 Wednesday, July 10, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.65 268 Wednesday, July 3, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.64 263 Thursday, June 27, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.58 216 Sunday, June 23, 2019 approved
Q-Dir (Install) 7.55 464 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 approved
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