"My son, who is just beginning college with his new (used) eBay
laptop computer, was trawling the net the other day when he came
across a nifty little software tool called Blackbox. It's actually
a replacement shell for explorer.exe.
"Windows, as we know, is an operating system without which we
couldn't start up applications, such as Internet Explorer,
Microsoft Word and the like. Explorer.exe, on the other hand, is
the applet at the center of Windows, by which I mean the graphic
user interface we see when we boot Windows in the first
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