The WinOne® Command Prompt can replace the default Program Manager supplied with Windows. When the WinOne® Command Prompt is set as the default start up shell then the WinOne® Command Prompt will run all the programs that would normally be run by the Program Manager, every time Windows is started. Exiting from the WinOne® Command Prompt will exit Windows after the following message is displayed :-
Simply use the mouse to select one of the three exit options (ie. Logoff, Shutdown or Reboot). A small will appear next to the option text when selected. Press the OK button to perform the selected option.
Setting the WinOne® Command Prompt as the default Windows shell
The WinOne® Command Prompt can be set as the default start up shell as follows :-
1. Enter at the command prompt :-
2. Logout and then log back into Windows so that the change to take effect.
Before setting the WinOne® Command Prompt as the default start up shell make a note of the current shell setting by entering at the command prompt :-
The Program Manager must NOT be replaced :-
1. unless there is sufficient memory to run other programs. At least 16 Megabytes of on-board memory is recommended.
2. on an operating system other then Windows NT. Under NO circumstances should the WinOne® Command Prompt be set as the default start up shell in Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP or any other operating system, other then Windows NT.
Do NOT replace Explorer with the WinOne® Command Prompt as you start up shell.