Installation and Setup

Installing Deepnet Explorer

You can install Deepnet Explorer various ways:

  • Click the download link at A dialog box will display asking you to open the file or save it locally on your computer. To launch the installer automatically Open. If you would prefer to save the installation file locally, click Save and select the folder you'd like to store the file in.
  • If this doesn't work, click the Download link on the navigation menu to view the download page, and follow the instructions provided.


Uninstalling Deepnet Explorer

To uninstall Deepnet Explorer correctly, we strongly recommend using the uninstaller provided and rebooting your machine when prompted. There are two ways to run the Deepnet Explorer uninstaller.

  • From the start menu select Programs > Deepnet Explorer > Uninstall Deepnet Explorer.
  • From the start menu select Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Select Deepnet Explorer from the list and click uninstall.


If you experience any difficulties uninstalling Deepnet Explorer, please contact our support team at


System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported

  • Windows 98
  • Windows NT, Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher, Service Pack 4 and above
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows Millennium Edition
  • Windows XP

Disk Space

  • 10 megabytes of free disk space for the Deepnet Explorer program and its support files
  • As much free disk space as necessary to save downloaded files
  • Space for your shared files, if any


  • 64 megabytes minimum
  • A 166MHz Pentium class CPU or higher is required


  • You must have an Internet connection to search, download, and share files on the Internet.
  • If you are behind a firewall, or your Internet Service Provider does not allow your computer to receive incoming connections, you may experience problems sharing your files, and you may not be able to download files from other users who are also behind firewalls.
  • Deepnet Explorer also works on a local area network, provided you have at least two computers with connected networking hardware. To operate in this mode, it is necessary to know the IP address of the computer on your local area network you wish to connect to.
  • You are not required to share files to use Deepnet Explorer.