Alternative Shells for Windows NT 6.X

Discuss operating systems based on Windows NT (including modern versions).
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Have you seen an alternative shell for later versions of NT?

Yes, I have seen an alt. shell.
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Yes, but it’s outdated.
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I don’t know.
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No, but I’ve heard of at least one.
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No, I have not.
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TiernanFlynn
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Alternative Shells for Windows NT 6.X

Post by TiernanFlynn » Thu May 31, 2018 7:07 am

Does anyone know if alternative shells for Windows NT 6+ exist? I’ve seen references to alternative shells in .ini code I’ve wandered through.

For example, Windows 3.1 had the Windows 4.0.499 alternative shell made for it.

Do any skin-packs include alternative shells?
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VladDracula
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Re: Alternative Shells for Windows NT 6.X

Post by VladDracula » Fri May 01, 2020 12:20 pm

(This is just an experiment, sorry if I screw up your PC), but have you considered replacing explorer.exe with the Windows XP version? I'll reply if this worked or not. I'm doing this myself.
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SpyreDev
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Re: Alternative Shells for Windows NT 6.X

Post by SpyreDev » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:48 pm

You could use CAIRO shell which is a mac-OS looking shell for Vista and up

bumptop shell is an option too
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