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Best alternative XP shell

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I'm looking for an alternative shell for Windows XP that replaces explorer.exe.

There's so many of them.. it's hard to pick. Explorer tends to use 19MB all the time and that's too **** much... I'd rather have a shell that takes 5MB or so without all the fancy stuff (I already use the classic theme).

Does anyone know a simple shell without any bloat and special effects that takes up very little resources? Thanks.

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are these full shell replacements or just basic function replacements?

this is a just a basic function replacement... but not a full substitute: BBLean

this is more of a full replacement but... it's not a single file so it would be harder to splipstreamonto a uA install of windows: Aston

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likwit, what's you shell?

Everyone can specify the reasons of their suggestions? thx

I also am looking for a shell not funcy stuff low CPU...

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i am also looking for stuff that only takes 5MBs or less :whistle:

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black box is really nice :D hmmm i wounder if we can integrate black box in to the os installation cd ;)

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is there any other one's like blackbox that you can Customize all you want?

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I don't know any alternative shell... I'll try out LITE shell and Black Box, I too want integrate in the CD ;)

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;) i wounder if there is one like windows explorer but better ;)
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Kurt I am also looking for a shell that uses less resourses but not far removed from explorer. I use nlite and I would like to incorporate it into the cd. any hints or help

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Kurt I am also looking for a shell that uses less resourses but not far removed from explorer. I use nlite and I would like to incorporate it into the cd. any hints or help

nice one

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definitely bblean... if u like minimal (u can make it as bloated as you want to actually) ;)

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Not really a shell replacement, but I was thinking of Microsoft Shell?

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