"LiteStep is a shell replacement for Windows
[...]. In simplest terms, it replaces the default Windows
interface (Start Button, Task Bar, icons on desktop) with
an interface borrowed from Afterstep for the X-Windows System,
which was in turn was borrowed from NextStep (the nerdvana
In practical terms, it clears off your desktop, gives you
substantially more control over your interface layout, is
exceedingly cool to look at, and is [...] smaller
than the normal [Windows] shell. It's also an excellent
way to somewhat minimize the [Windows] look & feel..."
It is actually the best enhancement to
MS Windows I've experienced so far. It features full customizability,
virtual desktops, a wharf and many modules and utilities.
I've used it for over 8 years now and couldn't imagine using
a computer without it.