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micro xp

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:27 am
by dirtwarrior
This is not mine but I can upload, here is the readme

MicroXP v0.6b

by eXPerience


Thank you for trying MicroXP v0.6b


Installation Time From End Of Formatting... 4 Mins 25 Secs

RAM Usage On First Installation............ 27.7 Mb*
Handles.................................... 1355
Threads.................................... 110
Processes.................................. 11

WINDOWS Folder............................. 182 Mb
Items In System32.......................... 670

ISO File Size.............................. 88.1 Mb

*With all services disabled except: Event Log, Plug
and Play, Remote Procedure Call (RPC), Windows Audio.


[Fine tuning your system]

The figure above of 27.7Mb of RAM memory being used is only possible
if you say no to all the questions that pop up on first login, this
is a command window with some quick questions where you simply answer
"Y" for yes or "N" for no. If in doubt, just press "Y" and this will
keep the services enabled.

If you close that command window or you say "N" to all questions, you
will only have four services enabled in Windows. Maybe you can get
away with running Windows on just these four services - it all
depends what sort of internet connection you have and whether you
need to use a printer, wireless connection, etc.

The Event Log service can be disabled, but there is no point
disabling this service because you do not save any RAM with this
service disabled. However, if you do disable this service, your
boot up times will increase by a considerable amount. No one wants
to wait any longer that they have to for their system to boot up,
so the Event Log is kept enabled, this service does not use any RAM,
in other words if you disable Event Log, your boot times will
increase and you will not be saving any RAM so its quite pointless
disabling this.


[Services Remaining In Windows]

Cryptographic Services
DCOM Server Process Launcher
DHCP Client
Event Log
Logical Disk Manager
Logical Disk Manager Administrative Service
Network Connections
Plug and Play
Print Spooler
Remote Access Auto Connection Manager
Remote Access Connection Manager
Remote Procedure Call
Windows Audio
Windows Installer
Wireless Zero Configuration


[eXPerience Desktop Folder Contents]

Desktop Icon Layout (Lets you save your desktop icon layout)
Keyboard Settings (Quick access to Regional and Language options)
Registry Backup (Make a complete backup of the registry in one click)
Services Config (Nine questions to help fine tune your system)
Web Browser (Instructions only, on how to download a web browser)
Windows Media Player 11 (This is just a read me file about WMP11)


NOTE: There are only two keyboard layouts left in this release, one
is the United States keyboard that can never be removed and the other
one is United Kingdom layout.


[Reduced Installation]

This is a greatly reduced installation of Windows XP Professional.

Please read these notes BEFORE using this edition of Windows:

Standalone system only! - No local networking is possible. The
"Network Connections" service has been kept in this edition of
Windows to stop errors when installing Ethernet card or modem
drivers. The "Network Connections" service is not there to
support LAN networking. You can of course just try to plug
another computer into your MicroXP computer, but networking
in this way is not guaranteed to work, because the related
services for this are removed (Computer Browser/Workstation)

Single user only! - You cannot add any additional users. Do not
try to add more users, otherwise your main account that is used
by default (Administrator) will become the new account and after
logging in, you will not have any desktop theme (not even Classic)
and the whole account will be ruined. You'll probably have to
install Windows again because if you make a new account it replaces
"Administrator" and tries to log you in with "Default User" - the
problem with this is - there is no "Default User".

No Webcams, Scanners or Digital Cameras! - You cannot use these
items in this version of Windows because the "Windows Image
Acquisition" service is removed.

FTP Sites - There is no "built in" support for downloading from
FTP sites - try using Filezilla or WS_FTP if you need to do that.
This functionality is gone because the "Application Layer Gateway"
service is gone, along with ALG.EXE that normally runs in Task
Manager, taking up about 6Mb RAM for what amounts to no reason.

No Visiting Windows Update! - You cannot visit Windows Update
with this version of Windows because Internet Explorer is removed.
You can manually download updates from Microsoft and you can also
use the alternative "Windiz" Update website through Opera or
Firefox. Because so much has been removed from this edition of
Windows, you are not likely to be any more "safe" installing
updates for Windows. NOTE: Because this edition of Windows uses
a patched "winlogon.exe" in order to remove the "oembios.bin"
file, you really should not update Windows anyway, in case
"winlogon.exe" gets replaced by an update. There are more
details about this in the eXPerience folder on the desktop
once MicroXP is installed.

No Fast User Switching! - Apart from you only being able to have
the one account anyway (Administrator) the ability to do Fast
User Switching is also removed.

No Password Storage - Windows will not save stored passwords,
however, this only really applied to Internet Explorer and
Outlook Express, which are removed. You will be OK using Firefox
or Opera web browsers and Thunderbird email client for emails.
Those are self contained programs and take care of storing your
passwords by themselves.

No CD-ROM Autoplay - When you insert a CD that would bring up a
screen to install the program contained on the CD, this does not
happen in this version of Windows, you will have to explore the CD
manually and run whatever file it is that runs the program's setup,
usually "setup.exe" on the root of the CD.

No Smart Card Detection!

No Scheduled Tasks! - You cannot set programs, like AntiVirus or
Hard Disk Defrag programs to run in the future. If you are going
to run those types of programs you will have to manually scan or
defrag whenever it is convenient. Despite this, one program that
will schedule its operations is Perfectdisk defrag, you do not
need Task Scheduler for this program to run a scheduled defrag.

No Remote Desktop! - There is no Remote Desktop in this version
of Windows - because the "Terminal Services" service is removed.

No Themes! - You cannot have the Luna (Blue/Olive/Silver) desktop
themes in this version of Windows, the only theme you can choose
is "Windows Classic" which it is already set to by default. You
can however install "Windowblinds" if you want to and it will
work fine - Windowblinds does not rely on the Themes service.

No "Uninterruptible Power Supply" service! - I always thought
"UPS Service" delivered parcels but apparently not - if you
have this type of device then it will not work on this version
of Windows. A UPS is only used for emergencies like if you have
a power cut - thats if you even have such a device.


[What you can do]

You can still install and run just about all the programs and games
that you can run on a normal installation of XP. There is a text file
in the eXPerience folder on the desktop that has a list of programs
that work and includes some that don't work (not many). Even Office
2007 installs on this version of Windows!

Up to now, there has not been one single report of any game not
working on MicroXP. Gaming is what this edition of Windows is all
about, it gives better benchmarks than just about any other version
of Windows XP out there.

You can still use a Dial-Up connection (Broadband or old 56k modem).
This is the one major flaw in other stripped out operating systems
like this one, but in this edition, Dial-Up connectivity is OK.

There is no web browser included in this release at all, but if you
click the Internet Explorer icon near the start button, this will
open a text file showing you how to access the internet using a
normal Explorer window. All you need to do is type "" or
"" (without quotes) in your address bar on any Explorer
window, this will open the Opera or Firefox web page, where you
download the web browser you want.

Once you have installed Opera, Firefox, Netscape or the browser
of your choice, as long as you install Windows Media Player 11,
you can stream Windows Media Videos from websites like the BBC's
News website, or anywhere that has WMV streams. This is possible
because there are three DLL files added to the "Windows Media
Player" folder in "Program Files". Don't worry, theres no Windows
Media Player there, it only contains the vital DLL files for
streaming compatibility.

When you visit a website with any Flash animations on it (including
YouTube and Google Video) in Firefox web browser, even on a full
install of Windows XP, you always see that annoying green jigsaw
puzzle piece and the "missing plugin" error. If you install Opera
or Firefox browser in this special "MicroXP" edition of Windows,
you can go visit YouTube or Google Video without even having to
install Flash Player. You can just watch the videos right away.



(MicroXP v0.6b)

Released: 4th July 2007

v0.6b has had a lot of fixes, and a few additions. Even though
components like printing and 16-Bit support have been added to
this new version of MicroXP, the ISO file for this release is
about the same size as the last version!

[Files added back to the installation]

- Added file "CACLS.EXE" (18.00 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Windowblinds".

- Added file "fltlib.dll" (16.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "vLite".

- Added file "icmp.dll" (3.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for Bashrat The Sneaky's "Driverpacks
BASE" to check for updated driverpacks.

- Added file "SensApi.dll" (6.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Windows Live Messenger".

- Added file "dssenh.dll" (134.00 Kb) to system32.
Needed to sign in with "Windows Live Messenger".

- Added file "MSCAT32.DLL" (7.00 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Windows Media Player 11".

- Added file "WINRNR.DLL" (16.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Windiz Update".

- Added file "PROTOCOL" (0.80 Kb) to "system32\drivers\etc"
Needed for "Windiz Update".

- Added file "HLINK.DLL" (76.00 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "SnagIt".

- Added file "twain.dll" (92.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Photoshop CS2".

- Added file "twain_32.dll" (49.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Sony Vegas".

- Added file "iernonce.dll" (47.50 Kb) to system32.
Needed for "Windows Post Install wizard (WPI)".

[Components added back to the installation]

- Added 16-Bit support.

- Added MS-DOS support.

- Added Printing Support.

- Added back ability to run .VBS files (Windows Script Host).

- Added back format support when you right click a hard disk drive.

[Registry tweaks added]

- Added "Command Prompt" registry tweak to
the right click of all explorer windows.

- Added mouse registry tweak to set the mouse speed on maximum.

- Added tweak to disable the "Welcome Screen" for a faster logon.

- Added tweak to disable the monitor resolution
check (red circle in taskbar on first logon).

- Added tweak to remove "User Accounts" from Control Panel.

- Added tweak to add "User Password" to Control Panel.

[Other changes]

- Removed OffByOne web browser. You can access web pages by just
typing "" or any address into a normal Explorer window.

- Added link to download Windows Media Player 11.

- Added file "VidChng.exe" (19.0Kb) to change
monitor resolution to 1024 x 768.

- Combined the STARTXP.CMD and CLEAN.CMD files
into one file that runs in "Startup".

- Added a quick "questionnaire" on first logon to easily set up
your services, if this questionnaire is aborted (closed) then
your services will all be disabled EXCEPT: Plug and Play,
Remote Procedure Call (RPC), Windows Audio.

ISO File size is the same as v0.5b was - 88.1 Mb


(MicroXP v0.5b)

Released: 10th March 2007

First release of "MicroXP" with most of the components ripped
out of Windows. This version of Windows can still be used on a
laptop with a wireless internet connection, you can still use
a dial-up connection as well. This has been made primarily as
a standalone (not in a LAN) system for surfing the net and
playing games (including online games). Most programs and
hopefully all games still work on this very small edition
of Windows XP.

ISO File size is 88.1 Mb


ISO File Checksum (SHA-512) For:


To get the "SHA-512" checksum for this download
calculated, use the included program "HashCalc"

1 - Run HashCalc.
2 - Tick the "SHA512" tick box.
3 - Untick all other tickboxes.
4 - Click the browse "..." button (next to the white box)
5 - In the window that pops up, double click the downloaded ISO file.
6 - Click "Calculate"
7 - After about ten seconds you will see a 128 digit number.

Make sure that the number shown in
HashCalc is the same as this one:


This checksum also appears in this release's NFO on The Pirate Bay.

If your checksum number is not the same as above, don't use
this release, because it is not a genuine eXPerience release!


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Enjoy this fine release from eXPerience!

Release Date: 4rd July 2007


Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:36 pm
by inxsfan92
this is the best version of xp I have ever used

extremely fast

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:32 pm
by bobthecow
Yes, please upload.
That would be great, I want to try this.

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 5:18 pm
by dirtwarrior
Is it OK to post a link for it on here?

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:27 pm
by inxsfan92
i don't think its considred warez because its a modified xp

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:31 pm
by dirtwarrior
I am going to err on the safe side and not post the link. For the link PM me for details.

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:38 pm
by happy dude
Torrent sites. Look there.
They come from the user 'eXPerience'

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:24 pm
by dirtwarrior
If someone uses it please post results.

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:29 pm
by Kenneth
It works under 32MB of RAM.

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 4:33 pm
by Vista Ultimate R2
Windows OCManage wrote:It works under 32MB of RAM.
Regular XP does too though, it works on 24 but not 16 in my experience (without any modifications) so its minimum must be somewhere between those two.

Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:03 pm
by Kenneth
Remember, this is SP2. It gives me a stop error under 16MB.

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:49 pm
by Rob Jansen
Got an: video failed to inizialize at 20MB. so 24MB is minimum.

Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:58 am
by thuun derboy
I looked inside this one last year, it's an nlited xp with a delete command, missing files placed back, etc., and a long nfo., and it is warez.
I like the idea, maybe he'll remove explorer next! xp core edition.

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2008 5:08 pm
by alisdair
thuun derboy wrote:It is warez.
actually no its not, providing you have your own product key. i will upload this if required and remove the preinstalled pk from the nlite session.ini so its legit if wanted?
thuun derboy wrote:I like the idea, maybe he'll remove explorer next! xp core edition.
Me and eXPerience talked about this and came to the conclusion that replacing or removing explorer.exe would not actually be of any size/performance gain what-so-ever

ps: im a mod at the site where this is made and was involved with the making of this project.

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:05 pm
by thuun derboy
actually no its not, providing you have your own product key. i will upload this if required and remove the preinstalled pk from the nlite session.ini so its legit if wanted?
..It has the key in the winnt.sif answer file, right?

Savy users can easily produce a copy of windiff and see what's what.

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:42 am
by Ludacris
I have uploaded it to the BA server but I deleted the key out of the setup - this means that you have to enter your own one.