Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by crayzass1, Jun 9, 2005.
thats all im looking for. Ill take a shell replacement, but its gotta be good an not buggy.
Do you want it completely gone? I've got a small utility that hides it, but you can still use the windows button to access the start menu. Send me your email address if you're interested (thread/pm).
yes, hiding it completely but sitll having the start menu when i absolutely need it would be nice.
How about just going into the taskbar properties and turning on auto-hide???
Speaking of shells, I use Aston Shell and it's pretty good. Much better than explorer.
already do it, but its still there. i want it gone while still running explorer.
Ok, I guess I'm lost as to what you want...
You want it completely gone?? How will you access the start menu and programs without it?
I wonder how the program Missile Command Kid menioned is any different than using auto-hide?
With autohide, its still visible as a 1-2 pixel wide bar across the bottom. I guess he doesn't even want to see that. No idea why though. If he's using a CRT, he could always adjust it so he doesn't even see that.
if you replace explorer.exe with another shell in the registry, it will not show up.
right, i dont want to see those 2 pixels of a hidden taskbar either.
why? does it really matter?
Im using ObjectDock now, it has an option to hide the taskbar completely.
With the program I sent, it's completely invisible. You can use the start button to access the start menu, and I've got an OSX-like dock at the bottom to show and hide the taskbar at will in case I need access to it.
I finally broke down and decided to try this whole AstonShell nonsense, All i can say is WOW. This is going on every WinXP comp i get my hands on.
Ugh, that shit is so unstable.
I have been running it for almost a year now and it hasn't crashed even a third of the time explorer does...
Have you ever used it, or you just think it sucks?
yes, I have used it. I thought it looked good, but it was horribly unreliable. Explorer, on the other hand, is rock-stable for me.
I use gentoo at home, and even gnome isn't as stable as explorer is.
Must be bad luck then...