Changing Windows Shell Tags: Security Shell Microsoft Windows XP Last response: December 21, 2004 4:58 PM in Windows XP Share Billium December 21, 2004 7:37:09 AM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?) In older versions of Windows, you could edit the System.INI file to change the "Shell=Explorer.exe" Can you still do that with Windows XP? More about : changing windows shell Anonymous a b 8 Security December 21, 2004 4:58:50 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?) Billium wrote: > In older versions of Windows, you could edit the System.INI file to change > the "Shell=Explorer.exe" Can you still do that with Windows XP? Hi Yes, but you need to do it in registry. The shell to be used is the Shell value under the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\ -- torgeir, Microsoft MVP Scripting and WMI, Porsgrunn Norway Administration scripting examples and an ONLINE version of the 1328 page Scripting Guide: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/default.m... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Changing windows shell Forum Dangers of changing shell32 dll Forum SolvedShould I shell out the money for Windows, or go with Linux? Forum how to take shell of windows Forum In safe mode - using windows 7 on HP pavilion -message is enter the full shell command line - what do I do? Forum Changing system shell to RDP client Forum how to fix casino shell not working for windows 8.1 Forum EFI shell version 2.31 windows 8 Forum SolvedWindows Shell Common DLL Forum Can't remove a Windows shell extention. Forum Windows 8 network very slow until I open cygwin shell Forum Windows Shell Common Dl window 7 download Forum Windows common shell dll has stopped working Forum Windows shell dll has stopped working Forum Windows shell common dll has stopped working so i cannot access the internet Forum Windows 8 w/ Classic Shell Forum Windows shell common dll Forum Windows shell commor Forum Shell and kernel of xp and windows 7 Forum Windows shell commor free download for windows 7 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !