Change directory of program to C:\Windows\ISD\

kougyoku 7 months ago
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@ -70,9 +70,9 @@ namespace LocalExplorer
private static void WriteOutputFile(string debugLine)
// comment this out to debug the program
StreamWriter outFile = new StreamWriter(@"C:\LocalExplorer\OUTPUT.txt", true);
StreamWriter outFile = new StreamWriter(@"C:\Windows\ISD\OUTPUT.txt", true);

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# LocalExplorer
IE 11 has a feature that allows users to click a URL to access file folders in local computer or network drive using Windows Explorer. Modern web browsers such as Edge and Chrome don't allow this to security measures.
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So in response, I have created a clone of this software and am also releasing it free of charge, and open source since there is no alternative in the FOSS space. I hope this program provides useful to you. If it does, buy me a beer.
## Installation
Run the below steps as administrator.
1. Create the directory C:\LocalExplorer
2. Drop the LocalExplorer.exe file into the above directory.
3. Run the LocalExplorer.reg file to register the protocol handler.
1. Drop the LocalExplorer.exe file into the C:\Windows\ISD\ directory so that the full path is `C:\Windows\ISD\LocalExplorer.exe`
2. Run the LocalExplorer.reg file to register the protocol handler.
As always you can verify exactly what the program is doing and what entries are being created in your registry by viewing the source code.

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@="URL:LocalExplorer Protocol"
"URL Protocol"="LocalExplorer"
@="C:\\LocalExplorer\\LocalExplorer.exe \"%1\""
@="C:\\Windows\\ISD\\LocalExplorer.exe \"%1\""