Acer Iconia Tab A500 / A501 — can window programs be used on the tablet?

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Aug 2, 2011, 5:22:50 AM via Website

can you download a windows based program via wifi,usb ext hrd drive, mini sd card? or does it have to be android app.
how do you manage files?is there a program similar to windows explorer? is there a spread sheet program?

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Aug 2, 2011, 6:34:10 AM via Website

Hi Joseph,

Welcome to AndroidPIT!

You can download every kind of file but you won't be able to run windows files on your Android device. There are several apps like the explorer out there ... I use the ES Fileexplorer.