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Quikview.exe on Win2K

This is idiotic. There's no Quikview.exe on Win2K. Also, I searched on google. There's no download available. M$ says with Win2K it's not available. The behavior is by design. It was so nice. Why did M$ stop giving it. Does anybody know, where can I get it??? I need it badly.

The One You Loved (TOYL)
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

WTF is quickview?  What makes it so indispensible?

Mike
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Quickview was a light weight file viewing application that would open just about anything.  If you pointed it an executable it would give you whatever information it could find in the executable, if you pointed it at a word file it would give you whatever it could find in that word file.

Quite frankly, I found it to be very useful myself, but I haven't seen a good replacement either and generally end up using notepad.

Steve Barbour
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Oh, I almost forgot.  You can buy quickview plus: http://www.avantstar.com/

Look under products.

Steve Barbour
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

It's on windowsxp anyway under the folder: c:\windows\viewers\Quikview.exe

blaZ
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

What is it you're trying to quickly view exactly?

Greg Hurlman
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Huh, I don't have it on mine.

Did you upgrade or do a frash install?

Steve Barbour
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

That guy did an upgrade or he got Quikview somewhere else. My Windows XP Pro installation doesn't even have a Windows\Viewers folder.

Chris Nahr
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Quikview in practice turned out to be, er, not so quick. :-) It was usually no faster than just opening the actual application, so I expect that's why MS killed it.

Chris Tavares
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

You guys talking about me?

If so no I did a fresh install of Windows XP Home French. However maybe the difference is that I have Office 2000 Eng Pro installed.

BTW I made a mistake it's: C:\WINDOWS\system32\Viewers

Other facts: The whole of Windows Update + .NET SDK + IE 6 SP1. Some third party appz.

If you want I can put the file and plugins on my website.

blaZ
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

I loved quick view. It had two big advantages. Firstly it allowed you to view files you suspected had a virus, and seoondly you could use it with files that were too corrupt to open.

Stephen Jones
Tuesday, May 18, 2004

Windows\System32\Viewers doesn't exist on my system either. That's XP Pro with Office 2003 installed. Either Quikview is an XP Home extra that's not in Pro (but I doubt that), or you got it with Office 2000.

Chris Nahr
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

It is now http://www.stellent.com/stellent3/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&nodeId=127 I believe.

Just me (Sir to you)
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

I think also that it was Office 2000 Pro that installed it as after looking at it, I noticed that it was in english while all other system tools are in French.

I usally do a full install of Office 2000 Pro, every and each component.

blaZiT
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Looking at the DLL Help database (who knew you could use it for exes?)  it shipped with Win 95/98/NT and Office 2000

Probably an optional install because I have Office 2000 but no quikview.

DJ
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

"It was usually no faster than just opening the actual application, so I expect that's why MS killed it."

But, for me the value was in viewing dlls and exes, so speed was as compared to opening a cmd window for dumpbin.

I miss it!

sgf
Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Hei, guys - is this the one you want?http://www.multimediaware.com/qv/

Zitrap
Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Blaz - does Quikview.exe run under WinXP? I've tried running it on my notebook with XPPro and Office2000 installed but can't make it work... Just curious

Darwin
Tuesday, June 01, 2004

Just to clarify, I am trying to run Quikview.exe as shipped with Office 2000 Pro on a machine running WinXP Pro...

Darwin
Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Thank you fro this file
i need this softare for useinfg some dll in the
Windos XP.

Ali reza
Monday, August 23, 2004

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