Wez's Evil Shell
A Windows Desktop Replacement

What is it?
A replacement for the default Windows®XP and Windows Server 2003 graphical shell (taskbar, start menu and "tray").
Why would I want one?

The default explorer shell uses quite a lot of run-time resources and can be quite slow to use for "Power Users". This shell provides the following features but uses only a fraction of the resources that explorer.exe uses:

  • Quicklaunch icon bar
  • System Notification area (aka "Tray"), including tray bubbles
  • Clock
  • No classic taskbar, but "flashing" windows have their icons bounced to get your attention
  • Light-weight icon-free start menu
  • Kludge-free Workspace management; use up to 32 virtual desktops
  • icon-free desktop
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