For a much better file lister see http://www.truehumandesign.se/s_filelister.php
This tool allows you to generate and customize file and dir lists including play lists.
You can customize almost any aspect of the output which can be in text or html format.
Use the QuickView button on the splitter.
This allows to start and stop the view with the button.
And why is it a problem to use Esc for ending a viewer ?
This is the default in many tools and no problem to find on the keyboard.
Sorry but currently we are at version 762 Why should one test anything on old version. Never had any ini file corruption with any FC version on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Try to start FC with another ini for testing and see how it behaves. FreeCommander XE 2017 Build 762 64-bit donor Windows 10 1709 ...
When the extract archive option is enabled in jdownloader, after downloading the .rar files, which has always been an error with Freecommander installed. Without the Freecommander it works correctly. Why should jdownloader invoke FC to unpack a rar archive ? There is no default handling of rar file...