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Windows 7: Lightweight Windows 7 Shell Replacement?

24 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Lightweight Windows 7 Shell Replacement?

I have a PC running W7 Home Premium 32 bit, with 1 GB of RAM, and a single core AMD 64 CPU at 2.2 GHz. Is there a lightweight shell replacement to make this machine run faster? It doesn't have to be pretty- performance over looks here. Thanks!

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27 Jan 2013   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Hello Darren. Not from personal experience, but see a lot of mentions of LiteStep


Tons of themes to be found just Googling LiteStep themes

A Guy
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27 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Thanks for the suggestion! Downloading now.
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