1. Home
  2. Windows

Roll-Up/Pin Any Windows & Quickly Access Your Favorites

FileBox exTender is a free utility for Windows that adds additional features to every top-level windows. You can call it an add-on for Windows Explorer. There are three main features of this app – Favorites, Push-Pin, and Roll-Up. We have discussed them in details below.


Favorites is used to add your favorite files and folders so that they can be easily accessible from anywhere. When you install this tool for the first time, you will see the main window where you can add your favorite items to the list.

add item to filebox extender

These items can be accessed quickly by clicking Favorites button in Windows Explorer title bar.

favorite items

Another way to access the favorites along with Recent Folder history is to click the system-tray icon once and select from the context-menu.

recent folders history

To open the FileBox eXtender main window again, hit Configure or right-click the system tray icon and hit Open.

filebox extender open

You can not only add more items to the list, but also configure broad set of options.


Push-Pin is used to Pin a top-level windows. It prevents the window you pin to the desktop from getting covered by any other windows. Comes useful when you need to work on two windows simultaneously. In other words, it acts like ‘Always On Top’ feature.

push pin windows


Roll-Up button can roll-up your windows, only making the title bar visible. Clicking this button again will roll back your windows to it’s original state.

roll up windows

FileBox eXtender is not a new tool at all and was long thought that it will cease further development because it is not supported anymore, but the latest versions adds some more enhanced features and additional options. Among the new features is support for Firefox browser, compatibility fixes for 64-bit Windows Vista and Windows 7, and additional options in Settings tab.

Download FileBox eXtender

It works on all versions of Windows, both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are available. Enjoy!

Leave a comment