Project Nelson

Changelog for Project Nelson Version 1.0 (as of Build 020 Update 1)

NOTE: Build dates are listed after the build number. These dates are written in the format dd-mm-yyyy.

Build 020 Update 1 22-10-2011

Shell

Feature changes
- Changed the way the Run box searches for the program it is asked to run.
- The Run box on the Applications page now gives an error when the program the user is trying to run cannot be found.
Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where insufficient privileges caused an error on first run, preventing the First Run Wizard from being launched and causing Project Nelson to be stuck in a state of limbo.
- Fixed bug where launching a program that the user has insufficient privileges to run caused an erroneous error message stating the program could not be found.
- Fixed bug where launching programs included with Project Nelson gave an error message reading “Path cannot be the empty string or whitespace.”
- Fixed bug where opening the Properties window for a program included with Project Nelson gave an error message reading “Absolute path information is required”, and the resulting Properties dialog would have dummy text for the file name and path.

Shell Manager “Abalone”

Feature changes
- Shells now launch from the context of their parent folders, rather than Abalone’s.
Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where launching a shell that the user has insufficient privileges to run caused an erroneous error message stating the program could not be found.
- Fixed a bug where, if one of the listed shells had no icon, Abalone would give an error message reading “Win32 handle that was passed to Icon is not valid or is the wrong type.”

First Run Wizard

Bug fixes
- Fixed a bug where, if one of the listed programs in the Default Application selection dialog had no icon, the First Run Wizard would give an error message reading “Win32 handle that was passed to Icon is not valid or is the wrong type.”
- Fixed bug where if one had Events from a previous version of Project Nelson but no folder favourites, the Events would not be imported to the new events format.

File Manager “Nemo”

Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where nothing happened when attempting to launch a program for which the user has insufficient privileges.
- Fixed bug where an error would occur at launch when the default view or icon style settings were not set.
- Fixed bug where launching Help or Settings would give an error in the Start, My Computer or Network system folders, or in the root of a network computer.
Design changes
- Slight changes to the About box (font, size and position of elements) to make it more consistent with the About dialogs for other programs in Project Nelson.

PeoplePN

Feature changes
- The groups list in the main window now displays the group image above its name.
- The groups information panel now shows the number of groups when none are selected, instead of dummy text for a specific group.
- The group image in the information panel now hides itself if the group selected doesn’t have an image.
Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where the main window showed no groups after setting the contacts folder location to an already existing contacts folder.
Design changes
- The group image has a new default fallback image.
- The Set Contacts Location dialog has been cleaned up (new title, window style configured as a dialog rather than a normal window, OK button now default) and the prompt message has been reworded to be more clear.
- The Add and Remove Group buttons in the main window have new images consistent with the Add and Remove Person buttons in the Person Information window, and have been resized to optimally display said images.
- The Add and Remove Group prompts have been realigned to better suit the Add and Remove Group buttons’ new size.

SchedulePN

Bug fixes
- Fixed a bug that prevented one from logging off under Windows XP while SchedulePN was running.
- Fixed a bug where the date/time indicator in the status bar was set to right-to-left text display, resulting in the final period on the indicator being placed at then beginning and not the end.

SearchPN

Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where launching a program that the user has insufficient privileges to run caused an erroneous error message stating the program could not be found.
- Bug fixed where cancelling a search and then attempting to search again would often generate an error message reading “This BackgroundWorker is currently busy and cannot run multiple tasks concurrently.”

SettingsPN

Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where insufficient privileges caused an error when the user tried to open an application configuration category.
- Future versions of Windows now display version number in About tab.

StartupPN

Bug fixes
- Fixed bug where launching an autorun program from the Autoplay dialog that the user has insufficient privileges to run caused an erroneous error message stating the program could not be found.
- Fixed a bug where the ‘launch default media player at startup’ option used the old (v1.0 Build 019) method of retrieving the default media player, rather than the new method.

Build 020 02-06-2010

Shell

New features:
- Experimental taskbar – basic taskbar that can switch between windows
- New recent websites section in Recent view
New implementations:
- All applications now have Show all programs arrow, context menu
- All applications now work:

- Netcasts, Downloads and File Transfer in “Internet” category
- Notes in “Office” category
- Photo Organiser, Photo Toucher, Audio Editor, Animation, Video Editor, and Music Composition in “Images & Multimedia” category
- Registry Editor and System Info in "System Tools" category
- IDE in "Programming" category
- Role Playing, MMORPG, City Simulator, Social or Business [Simulator], Transport [Simulator], and Board and Card Games in “Games” category
- New applications added:
- Messengers in “Internet” category
- Racing, Sports, and Shooter in “Games” category
- All Games section added to “Games” category
- Programs in applications page now have context menu
- Recent view now shows recent applications
Feature changes:
- All applications are editable – no more “built in”/”hardcoded” programs for applications.
- Calculator and Notepad are now configurable applications.
- Registry Editor is now a fixed link to regedit, rather than an application.
- City Simulator, Social or Business [Simulator] and Transport [Simulator] now match the application style of most ofthe rest of the “Games” category.
- Clicking anywhere in the selection box of an application will launch it, rather than just the icon.
- Clicking anywhere on the title bar of a category will take you to that category’s page, rather than just the arrow.
- More user-friendly error message added for if a specified program is not installed or found.
- Go To Folder button in Properties dialog now launches default file manager, rather than Windows Explorer.
- Locations in “My Stuff” page now shows favourite folders, rather than “My Documents” and “My Desktop”.
- Apps in “My Stuff” changes from program links (to File Manager “Nemo” and SearchPN) to applications (File Manager and File Search).
- Recent Docs section in Recent view now only shows 15 nost recent docs, in chronological order.
- Recent Docs now shows file type icons and short names.
- Can now show the appbar instead of the home page at startup.
- Help button on appbar now pops up menu with options for Help, SettingsPN and About Project Nelson.
- If started with appbar as default, then back, home and logoff buttons are not displayed, and shutdown button shows menu with log off and shutdown options.
Removed features:
- Non-functional Internet Properties and Network Center links in “Internet” category removed.
- Other [Simulator] application in “Games” category removed.
- Compiler removed from “Programming” category.
- PeoplePN icon removed from “My Stuff” page.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where Properties dialog showed an error message and displayed dummy info for some apps.
- Fixed bug where wallpaper would not display and startup sound would not play on Windows Vista and forwards.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Home page menu items now use Tahoma instead of Trebuchet MS.
- Home page header no longer shows build number.
- Removed “For Testing Purposes Only” and “(codename)” text from Home page.
- Removed “Close Project Nelson” link from Home page.
- All page headers now use panels, text and transparently-backgrounded images instead of a static image in prep. for localisation and themes.
- Applications and Home page menu items now have optional selection boxes on hover.
- Categories now have optional borders.
- Show all programs icon for applications now hidden until application is hovered over, can be configured to always show.
- Accessories and Games icons on the Applications page now bigger.
- Icons on “Accessories” page now smaller with shorter descriptions.
- “Images & Multimedia” page now displays correct title in title bar.
- Recent view cleaned up, list boxes now hug borders.
- The following applications now have icons:
- File Transfer in “Internet” category
- Desktop Publishing, Address Book and Scheduler in “Office” category
- Photo Toucher in “Images & Multimedia” category
- Registry Editor and System Info in “System Tools” category
- IDE in “Programming” category
- Role Playing and City Simulator in “Games” category
- The following applications have different icons:
- Netcasts in “Internet” category
- Painter in “Images & Multimedia” category
- Real Time Strategy and Turn-based Strategy in “Games” category
- The following applications have been renamed:
- Animation in “Images & Multimedia” now has proper name, instead of Video Editor
- In “Games” category:
- Role Playing Games is now Role Playing
- Massively Multiplayer RPGs is now MMORPG
- Social is now Social or Business
- Properties dialog redesigned with cleaner look, now uses blue header like other dialogs (with app icon, name and manufacturer in header)
- All labels in Properties dialog now resize with dialog, and auto-ellipse when necessary.
- Blue strip added to top of appbar (to fit in with taskbar).

Removed applications

- LockPN program removed.

Abalone

Feature changes:
- No longer requires elevation due to changes in the way Abalone sets the current shell.
- Now Abalone only runs if no other shell is specified
- Now uses editable list instead of fixed buttons.
- Now only launches shell on first run, otherwise informs user that changes will take place on next login.
- Other option now adds app to list of shells.
- Help button now links to HelpPN topic.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Window is now wider.

CalcPN

New features:
- New function for determining the y root of x.
New implementations:
- Added Help menu in top-right corner with Help and About Calc PN items.
Feature changes:
- Square root function now uses native power function – is now faster and works on all numbers, rather than just those that have integer roots.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Now supports visual themes from Windows XP and forward.
- The following buttons now use images for better indication of their function: x squared, x to the power of y, the square root of x, and the y root of x.
- About box updated to fit the visual style of other dialogs in Project Nelson.
- Removed About button.
- Title is now on left side of window instead of right.

ClockPN

New features:
- Added taskbar mode where clock is fixed in lower-right hand corner with no window borders.
- Calendar added to large form.
New implementations:
- If ClockPN is in taskbar mode, large form is shown above clock on hover, otherwise large form replaces small form when one clicks the blue strip (and vice versa).
Feature changes:
- Stopwatch moved to large form.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where window was too large in Windows Vista.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Blue strip added to clock to fit in with the rest of the taskbar.
- Stopwatch buttons changed from coloured squares to buttons w/ play, stop and pause icons.
- Interface elements realigned to accommodate new design.

CrashPN

New implementations:
- The main window now has a Help menu with links to Help and About CrashPN.
- The Send bug report dialog now has a help button.
Feature changes:
- Bug report name, instead of path, shown in main window listbox.
Removed features:
- System crash detection/recovery removed (unnecessary due to changes in Abalone’s shell settings)
Bug fixes:
- Bug where PN-mode icon shows in other shells really fixed.
- Bug where PN-mode icon disappears on hover fixed.
- Bug where attachments failed to attach fixed.
- Fixed bug where wrong URL was displayed in the bug status box.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Both executable and window have new icon.
- The main window header now uses a panel with labels instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- Icon removed from header.
- Bug reports now have icons in listbox.
- Dialogs now have new headers (to match other dialogs throughout Project Nelson).
- Descriptions for the Email address dialog and Details textbox in the Submit bug report dialog edited for tone.
- The following bug report categories were modified:

- Correction (e.g. grammatical) was split into two categories: Languages (grammatical, spelling, tone, ect.) and Visual (layout problems, graphical glitches, icons, ect.)
- Minor annoyance was renamed Minor bug (you can continue as if nothing happened).
- Major annoyance (the I-can’t-get-my-work-done kind) was merged with Non-fatal bug.
- Non-fatal bug was renamed Non-fatal bug (task doesn’t complete, but app doesn’t crash).
- Severe massecre (i.e. brings down the system) was renamed to Severe massecre (brings down the system).
- The Send bug report dialog is now wider.
- New About dialog.

First Run Wizard

New features:
- Now converts settings from previous versions of Project Nelson to current settings.
- Can now configure apps of all categories except System Tools and Programming, as well as File Browser, File Search, Notepad and Calculator.
- Game search now searches the user’s Start Menu for games first, then asking whether the user wants to perform a full game search.
- Added details panel to game search (hidden unless “Show details” is clicked.)
- Added option to play a playlist in the background while waiting for the game search to complete.
- New page added to “Project Nelson Configuration” allows user to set the default view (with descriptions and info text) and experimental settings like taskbar and appbar at startup (with info text).
- Can now use command line to only launch category list or application config dialog for specific categories or apps.
New implementations:
- Added Common applications section (for existing apps on the Applications page), new Accessories and Tools section (with File Browser, File Search, Notepad, and Calculator) and Categories section (which links to all apps in each category) to the Applications page.
Feature changes:
- Application config window now uses listbox with program icons, rather than drop-down box.
- The file path of programs, or if they aren’t detected, now listed in application config dialog.
- Default program for application automatically selected in application config dialog.
- Game search now searches each individual folder for all games, instead of searching the whole hard drive for each game.
Removed features:
- Removed placeholder speed text from Games search page.
- Removed placeholder text and link to change default Windows icons to Project Nelson icons in the default icons step of “Project Nelson Configuration”.
- Removed placeholder Apply these settings to file operation dialogs checkbox from the default icons step of “Project Nelson Configuration”.
Bug fixes:
- Checkboxes for the “Start” page now remember their settings.
- Fixed bug where if Display advanced options is checked but Skip game search isn’t, the “Project Nelson Configuration” step is skipped.
- Fixed bug where changing settings on the default icon settings page of “Project Nelson Configuration” would error under some conditions.
- Cancel button for Other/Not detected program now works.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- New executable icon.
- All windows except for Project Nelson Configuration now have no icon in taskbar.
- Project Nelson Configuration has new icon.
- All windows except Games search have no minimise button.
- All windows have no maximise button.
- All page headers now use panels, text and transparent images instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- The banner for all steps barring the final one is now darker.
- The text for the “Start” page and the subheading of the “Finish” page has been shortened for brevity and clarity.
- Reorganised existing apps on “Applications” page into Common applications section (with Internet Browser, Email, Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation and Media Player).
- Superfluous caution warning for Other/Not detected programs removed.
- The text “Finished! (Finally!)” has been removed from the “Finish” page.
- Added side bar to Game search page.
- Added placeholder Play some games button to Game search page.
- The “Project Nelson Configuration” page now has the correct header and title bar.
- Some text describing how to change Project Nelson settings has been added to the “Finish” page.
- Some text describing how to send a bug report, with the Send bug report icon, has been added to the “Finish” page.
- Added a disabled “Next” button to the “Finish” page so one doesn’t hit “Back” accidentally.

HelpPN

New features:
- Added link to Windows Help to toolbar.
- Adds current page title to title bar.
Feature changes:
- Now takes help files from parent folder, rather than working folder.
Removed features:
- Removed superfluous Applications/SettingsPN button from toolbar
Design changes:
- New window icon.
- The main window header now uses a panel with a transparently-backgrounded image and labels instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- Modified about page slightly so version number is on the same line as the program name.

MediaPN

New features:
- Playlist now populates with items.
- Double-clicking an item in the playlist will now play the item.
- The selection box in the list view will change to the currently playing item automatically.
New implementations:
- Added Help menu with Help, About MediaPN items.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Media control buttons (play/pause, stop) now use icons instead of text.
- Placeholder add to/remove from playlist buttons added.
- Open dialog now uses new header (to match other dialogs throughout Project Nelson).
- OK button in Open dialog now default button.
- New About dialog.

Nemo

New features:
- New Network system folder lists networked computers.
- Now supports listing shares from networked computers.
- CD/DVD icons now displayed by default, can be turned off or put in the corner of the icon.
- Now supports custom folder icons.
- Now displays text tabs displaying file extension for most types, can be turned off.
- Nemo can now display the default program icon inside of the file icon. By default, this is only used for file types with no set icon, can be turned on for most icons.
- Added Run as administrator item in context menu for executables.
- New Open in new window item in context menu for folders.
- Drag and drop moving and copying implemented.
- Keyboard shortcuts for navigation added.
- Keyboard shortcuts for rename (Enter, Esc) and location (Enter) boxes added.
New implementations:
- Nemo now uses file type icons for most icons by default, can be turned off.
- Now displays icons for executable files and shortcuts (with shortcut icon in corner.)
- Support for running shortcuts added.
- New move, copy and delete prompt and progress dialog added.
- Now shows icon for currently selected file in the information panel.
- When nothing is selected, properties for the current folder is now shown in the information panel.
- Added SettingsPN button at top-right.
Feature changes:
- Nemo now runs files using the folder it is currently in, rather than the working folder.
- File size is now always shown, rather than only if set in the registry.
- Favs list uses Links folder in Vista and forwards, creates one in previous versions of Windows.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where trying to bring up the properties of My Computer caused an error.
- Fixed bug where moving some items would result in a “Source and destination folders are equal” when they aren’t.
Design changes:
- MS Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- Verdana font in address bar dropdown replaced with Tahoma.
- New title bar icon.
- Icons now have transparent backgrounds.
- Add/Remove from Favs, Go buttons now have new icons.
- My Computer in address bar drop-down now uses correct icon.
- New icons for different kinds of drives.
- New shortcut icon.
- Toolbar now uses proper toolbar control rather than buttons.
- Buttons now use images with transparent backgrounds.
- Properties dialog redesigned with cleaner look, now uses green header like other dialogs in Nemo (with app icon, name and file type in header)
- All labels in Properties dialog now resize with dialog, and auto-ellipse when necessary.
- Properties dialog now shows filename and file type icon in titlebar.
- Now displays correct icon for My Computer in the top-right corner of the screen.
- About box updated to fit the visual style of other dialogs in Project Nelson.
- Buttons at the top-right shrunk to accommodate SettingsPN icon.

PeoplePN

New features:
- Group window now shows selected group’s photo (if available) and the number of people in the group in new properties panel.
- Age field in person info window gives the age of the selected person in years and months.
- Now tells the user how far away or ago the selected person’s birthday is, if it’s within a few months.
- Double-clicking on person’s photo will open it in image viewer.
New implementations:
- Person info now has fields for Phone and Mobile
- Email/Website fields are now clickable links, instead of having to use arrow buttons.
- Help menu added to both groups list and person info windows, with Help, Settings and About PeoplePN items.
Feature changes:
- Photos in list box now shown by default.
- Now shows images in list box in true colour.
- Better resizing for list box images.
- Now has default image for list box, if one isn’t specified in the profile.
- Location field can now use multiple lines.
- If person info window closed, PeoplePN now returns to groups list instead of exiting.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where adding a new person would cause the group box to be blank.
- Fixed bug where adding a new person in an empty group would cause it to be added to a “blank group” (the root of the folder.)
- Fixed bug where folder selection dialog on first run appears behind main window, causing the window to appear disabled for no reason.
- Edit Person dialog now reads “Edit Person” instead of “Add Person”.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- New icon for window title bars.
- The main window header now uses a panel with an image and labels instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- Subheading changed from Not just an address book to Address book for Project Nelson
- Add/Remove Group buttons moved to right side of the groups list window.
- Non-functional Show Info button added to groups list window.
- People info layout cleaned up significantly.
- Trebuchet MS font for people info changed to Trebuchet MS, smaller size used
- Add/Edit/Remove Person buttons now use images instead of text.
- DoB renamed to Date of Birth.
- Group field moved to bottom of the person info area.
- Location field enlarged to accommodate multiple lines, moved up and to the right; fields on the left shortened to accommodate location field.
- List boxes now hug borders.
- Default size of person info window now larger.
- Icon removed from Add/Edit dialog box, dialog no longer resizable, OK button set as default button.
- Added about box.

SchedulePN

New features:
- SchedulePN now alerts the user when an event is about to start.
- Can now set an alarm for x number of minutes before an event starts.
- Can now set a status for an event.
- Can now give events names as well as messages.
- Can now edit events.
- Now has background mode, where program is minimised to the tray so it can pop up alerts without being open.
New implementations:
- Help menu added with Help and About SchedulePN items.
Feature changes:
- Events now saved as files rather than in the registry.
- Multiple full-day events or events at the same time now possible.
Removed features:
- Can no longer specify Event type.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- New icon for executable and window title bar.
- List boxes in Events Today dialog now hug borders.
- Tasks and Events list boxes now hug borders.
- Date control for Events list box now resizes with window.
- Boundary between Tasks and Events list boxes in both main window and Events Today dialog now resizable.
- “Can’t add events to the past” dialog text edited for tone and brevity, and to be less cheesy/snarky.
- Add/Edit Event dialog layout cleaned up so ends of labels and beginning of controls each line up.
- Dropdowns for specifying the date rule for events in the Add/Edit Event dialog now non-editable.
- Time field now uses proper unified time control spinner.
- Added About dialog.

SearchPN

New implementations:
- Added Help menu with Help, Settings and About SearchPN items.
Feature changes:
- Changed the way search works so errors are handled in the background and only affect the folder currently being searched, rather than cancelling the entire search.
- Now automatically splits search terms by space, and puts wildcards around them, so search strings no longer have to be exact matches
- Folders now open in default file browser, rather than Windows Explorer.
- Items are now added to list box in near-realtime, rather than at the end of the search.
Design changes:
- New icon for executable and window title bar.
- Added About dialog.

SettingsPN

New features:
- Can now change selection settings in Project Nelson with new Selection Settings dialog (available from Project Nelson tab).
- Can now change various icon settings for Project Nelson and File Manager “Nemo” from new Icon Settings dialog (available from both tabs).
- Can now change experimental settings (appbar at startup and taskbar) from Project Nelson tab.
New implementations:
- Added About tab with version information for Project Nelson, SettingsPN and Windows.
- All category settings buttons in Project Nelson tab now work, apart from Accessories and System Tools:

- Internet, Office and Images & Multimedia buttons open the appropriate category page from the First Run Wizard.
- Configure games button opens the Games search step from the First Run Wizard.
- Accessories and System Tools present an error dialog box.
Changed features:
- Tabs are now panel-based instead of window-based.
Removed features:
- Removed non-functional tabs.
- Removed non-functional Icon group from File Manager “Nemo” tab, since the planned functionality was implemented in the Icon Settings dialog box.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- New icon for executable and window title bar.
- The main window header now uses a panel with a transparently-backgrounded image and labels instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- Now hides currently selected tab’s tab on the left.
- Image & Multimedia button on Project Nelson tab now has correct icon.
- Added red header to placeholder Manage Folder Views dialog to make it fit in more with other SettingsPN dialogs.
- Removed icon, minimise and maximise buttons from Manage Folder Views dialog, and made it non-resizeable.
- List box in Manage Folder Views dialog now hugs borders.
- Manage Folder Views dialog now shorter.

StartupPN

New features:
- New autorun feature displays a dialog when an optical disc is inserted, asking whether the user would like to open the drive in the default file manager or (if applicable) run the default autorun program.
New implementations:
- Now lists and runs at startup programs from Start Menu > Programs > Startup folder.
Feature changes:
- Instant Messengers dialog now uses editable list instead of fixed checkboxes.
- Instant Messengers dialog now uses startup items to determine whether or not said IMs will start at startup.
Removed features:
- Specialised IM loading code removed, no longer needed due to changes in how StartupPN handles messengers.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where main window would remain disabled if Instant Messengers or Media Player Options dialogs were closed via Alt-F4 or the Close button.
Design changes:
- MS Sans Serif font replaced with Tahoma.
- The Loading Startup Items window header now uses a panel with a transparently-backgrounded image and labels instead of a static image in prep. for localisation.
- Icon removed from Loading Startup Items window.
- The main window banner and startup programs list now resizes with the window.
- The instant messengers and Media Player Options dialogs no longer have icons, minimize and maximise buttons, and are no longer resizable.
- The Instant Messengers dialog is now taller to accommodate the new checked list box.
- The OK button on the Instant Messengers dialog is now the default.
- Added green header to Media Player Options dialog to make it fit in more with other Project Nelson dialogs.

Help documentation

Added topics:
- Applications page topic in “Project Nelson”.
- Browsing folders topic in “File Manager “Nemo””.
- Submitting a bug report topic under “CrashPN”.
Added placeholders:
- My Stuff page, Control Panel page and Ending session in “Project Nelson”.
- Creating stuff, Manipulating stuff, File and folder information, Moving and copying stuff and Deleting stuff in “File Manager “Nemo””.
- Viewing a bug’s status in “CrashPN”.
- Playing music and Playing playlists in “MediaPN”.
- Groups, Viewing Contacts, Adding and Editing and Search in “PeoplePN”.
- Events and Reminders, Tasks and Events Today dialog in “Schedule PN”
- Searching for stuff in “SearchPN”.
Added introductions for:
- “CalcPN”, “CrashPN”, “MediaPN”, “PeoplePN”, “SchedulePN”, “SearchPN”, “Shell Manager “Abalone””.
Updated:
- Updated home page, index to include new topics.
- Page header no longer shows build number, to mirror Project Nelson’s header.

Build 019 11-04-2009

Shell

New features:
- View menu in Applications page allows easy switching between Categories, Classic and Recent view.
- Context menu for Internet Browser, Email, Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Media Player.
- New application properties dialog displays version, company and copyright information for programs.
- Open with file allows you to open a document with a program.
- Classic view now shows icons for shortcuts.
- New folder, New shortcut dialogs in Classic view added.
- Classic view supports keyboard shortcuts.
New implementations:
- Added category page for "Images & Multimedia" with functional icons for Media Player, Painter and non-functional icons for Photo Organiser, Photo Toucher, Audio Editor, Video Editor, Animation (mistakenly labeled Video Editor) and Music Composition.
- Lock now uses Windows locking mechanism rather than LockPN.
- New folder, delete now works in Classic view.
Feature changes:
- Windows new shortcut dialog replaced with new custom dialog.
Bug fixes:
- Splash screen no longer requires user confirmation.
- Fixed bug where username and picture would not show on certain versions of Windows.
- Fixed bug where some arrows would show up as letters on certain configurations.
- Clicking on the Back button from certain pages after using a dialog no longer gives an error.
- Clicking on the Applications tab from other pages now goes to user's default view, rather than Categories view.
- Fixed bug where Project Nelson would close if Applications is selected from the front page with no default category selected.
- Log off and Shut down dialogs no longer disables main window when dialog closed via top-right close button, Alt-F4 or Esc.
Fixed bug where Personalisation would open Display settings in Windows Vista.
Design changes:
- Downloads, My Desktop, Personalisation, Add New Hardware now have new icons.
- Classic view icons now 32x32, rather than 48x48, and 32-bit colour, rather than 16-bit.
- Office category page cleaned up (removed icon, minimize/maximize/close buttons, renamed title).
- Cleaned up Log off, Shut down dialogs (set default and cancel buttons, tab order fixed.)
Removed warning from bottom of Log off screen.

Abalone

Feature changes:
- Elevates under Windows Vista in order to prevent issues.
- Resident mode not activated under Vista.
Design changes:
- Executable now has new default icon.
- Non-PN mode now uses icon.

CrashPN

New features:
- Users can now see submitted bug reports, as well as status info.
- Search-as-you-type added for bug reports.
- Added ability to send attachments.
New implementations:
- Send bug report under system crash dialog now works.
Feature changes:
- Crash detection disabled on Windows Vista.
- No longer asks where to put crash report data.
- Automatically puts crash data in User\AppData, rather than C:\Crashlogs.
Bug fixes:
- Bug where PN-mode icon shows in other shells fixed.
Design changes:
- Cleaned up main window.
- New PN-mode icon.
- Bug submition dialogs cleaned up (fixed borders, titles, no icon/max/min buttons, tab order, default/cancel buttons, ect)

First Run Wizard

Feature changes:
- Elevates under Windows Vista to prevent issues.
- Game search now runs in different thread than UI.
Design changes:
- Application Default dialog now shows application icon, text, colours.

HelpPN

New features:
- Can now use command line arguments to navigate to specific topics.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where sometimes HelpPN could not find topics, depending on the way it was launched.
Design changes:
- New executable icon.

MediaPN

New features:
- Open dialog now has Browse button.
Design changes:
- Added title banner.
- New icon for executable.
- Presents "clean" interface on start, rather than using dummy text.
- Open dialog cleaned up (title, no icon/min/max buttons.)

Nemo

New features:
- New File Properties dialog shows creation and modification dates and file sizes, both absolute and in terms of free and total disk space.
- New context menu for files/folders (with Open, Open with..., Open in Windows Explorer, Move to folder..., Copy to folder..., Actions, Properties).
- New context menu for parent folder (View, New, Open in Windows Explorer. Properties)
New implimentations:
- Help button now works.
Feature changes:
- Navigation now on different thread to UI.
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where browsing folders with large files would cause an error.
- Copying or moving files no longer leaves off the extention.
- Fixed bug where some items in New menu wouldn't work.
Design changes:
- Large icons and Tiles views now show 32x32 icons all the time, instead of just when using Windows icons.
- Hard disk partitions with no label are labelled "Local Disk" in My Computer.
- Title bar now displays current folder name.
- Current folder label now shows drive name at root paths, rather than just blankness.
- Media not inserted errors now have proper information dialog.
- All navigation errors are now caught and handled.

PeoplePN

Feature changes:
- Search-as-you-type no longer restricted to exact matches.
- Users no longer have to type in a file name for their contact.
Design changes:
- Banners for person information window and add/edit person dialog added.
- Add/Edit Person dialog reorganised.
- Elements now adapt when person information window resizes.
- New icon for executable.

SchedulePN

New features:
- New Today box shows todays events and uncompleted tasks; can be brought up by itself using the /today argument.
- Tasks can now be marked as "All day".
Bug fixes:
- Closing the add/edit dialog via the close button, Esc or Alt+F4 no longer leaves the main window disabled.
Design changes:
- Add event dialog reorganised, cleaned up (tab order fixed, title fixed, no icon/min/max button, fixed dialog).

SearchPN

Feature changes:
- Search code now on different thread from UI.
- Uses environmental values (instead of registry) to get most shell folder paths. - Error messages are now handled.
Design changes:
- Icons are now 32-bit colour rather than 16-bit.

SettingsPN

New implementations:
- "Save view between sessions" checkbox now works under File Manager settings.
Changed features:
- Application View settings changed from radio buttons to combobox.
Removed features:
Calculator settings removed.
Design changes:
Added non-functional "Save view between sessions" to Project Nelson settings.

StartupPN

Changed features:
- Startup code on different thread than UI
Bug fixes:
- IM settings no longer give an error on first use.

Build 018 16-04-2008

Shell

New features:
- New task page shows all applications installed on the users' computer for the specified application type. (For example, Media Player's task page shows all media players installed.) Implemented for Internet Browser, Email, Media Player and Real Time Strategy.
- New command-line arguments added so users can force Project Nelson to run in startup mode (or not).
New implementations:
- Added category page for "Office" with icons for Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Database, Address Book, Scheduler and non-functional icon for Notes.
- Command Prompt, RSS Aggregator, Real Time Strategy and Multiplayer Matchmaking Service are now functional.
Bug fixes:
- Bottom icons for "Accessories", the second "Applications" page, "Classic Start", "Control Panel" and "Internet" are now functional.
- Run icon on second "Applications" page now functional.
- "Internet" page now has correct title.
- "Close Project Nelson" links in "Games" and "Internet" now have correct background colour.
Design changes:
- User Accounts, Keyboard Properties, Command Prompt, Paint, RSS Aggregator, Netcasts, Real Time Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy and "Run" have new icons.
- All icons that had no/incorrect icons now have "?" icons.
- "Classic Start" folder icons updated.
- Category links (->) on second "Applications" page updated to look like the ones on the first page.
- Weird hover cursor completely eliminated.
- "About" dialog redesigned to take up less room, but appear more spacious.

Abalone

Feature changes:
- Runs shells with parent as working directory.
Design changes:
- New icon for PN-mode icon.

ClockPN

New features:
- Stopwatch added.
Feature changes:
- Now updates directly from system time instead of using a timer.
Bug fixes:
- Bug where date wouldn't switch over at midnight fixed.
- Bug where "Wednesday" couldn't fit on label fixed.
- Icon/minimize/maximize/close removed from large view.
- Title of large view corrected.
Design changes:
- Large view redesigned

CrashPN

New features:
- Can now report bugs to author. (Accessible by left-clicking on notifications icon.)
Bug fixes:
- When not using Project Nelson, CrashPN now has a icon in the notifications area.
Design changes:
- New notifications icon.

First Run Wizard

New features:
- Users can now choose between Project Nelson icons and Windows icons for use in Nemo. (This is only available via Advanced options.)
- In the default program selection dialog, it is now possible to add programs to the list via the "Other" option.
New implementations:
- Can now scan for RSS Aggregator, Relay Chat, Desktop Publishing, Database, Address Book and Scheduler.
- Step 2: Default program selection dialog now available to all application types (except Messenger).
Bug fixes:
- "Advanced options" check box now works.
- Removed non-functional "Image Manip" and "Animation" icons.

MediaPN

New features:
- Two words: seek bar.
- Displays information about the currently playing song (the title, artist, album and album year.)
Design changes:
- Non-functional playlist pane and "Save Playlist" button added.
- Layout redesigned.

Nemo

New features:
- New File menu added.
- Move and copy now uses standard tree-view dialog by default. (Shift-click gives old "Simple" file ops dialog.)
- New command-line arguments added so users can specify the folder they want Nemo to open when run.
- Nemo can either use Project Nelson-style icons or the standard Windows icons, depending on settings.
- Users can now change the default folder view, or save views between sessions.
- Users can now remove favs.
- If there are no proper 16x16 icons available, Nemo now uses shrunk-down 32x32 icons.
Bug fixes:
- Now displays 32x32 icons in true colour (as opposed to 16-bit).
- No longer gives "Null reference exception" when no favs have been created.
Design changes:
- New 32x32 "My Computer" and "My Desktop" icons.
- In the Address bar drop-down list, titles are now bolded and items now have 16x16 icons.
- Context menu now has "system" style (rather than "Professional" style (ala Office '03)).

PeoplePN

New features:
- Search-as-you-type added (only works for exact matches).
Bug fixes:
- Fixed bug where adding a person with no-one selected would make their group " " (space).
Design changes:
- Clarified example for "First name plus initial/s of last name".

SchedulePN

New features:
- Users can now add events, and add and remove tasks.

SearchPN

New features:
- Checks what drives are on the system and adds them to Search Location drop-down.
Feature changes:
- Removed "Also search for folders" check box, this is now assumed to be true.
Design changes:
- Reorganised search pane to be more compact.
- Uses selectable text field instead of text box for full path of selected file.
- Folder view button now labelled "Details".
- "Search Subfolders?" checkbox renamed to "Also check subfolders".

SettingsPN

New implementations:
- New "File Manager" tab, with options to change the default view, and to save view settings between sessions.
Design changes:
- Removed tabby bit (used to indicate current tab).
- Tabs moved up to fill white space.
- Duplicate "Project Nelson" tab replaced with (non-functional) tabs for MediaPN and SchedulePN.

StartupPN

New features:
- Can now start the default media player at startup and tell it to play a file.
- New command-line arguments added so users can force StartupPN to run in startup mode (or not).
- Now displays "Run once" items in startup list.
Design changes:
- New notifications icon.

Build 017 07-09-2007

Shell

New features:
- New category pages show all application types associated with a category. Implemented for "Internet", with icons for Browser, Email and Relay Chat, non-functional icons for RSS Aggregator, Downloads, Netcasts and File Transfer, and non-functional links for Internet Properties and Network Center.
- In "Classic Start", users can now create shortcuts via the "New Shortcut" button.
New implementations:
- New Keyboard Properties and SettingsPN icons added to "Control Panel".
- Hidden Run box added to "Applications" page, and accessible via the "Run" icon.
Feature changes:
- "Games" application-specific icons scrapped, replaced with non-functional category icons for Real Time Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy, Role Playing Games and Board and Card Games; and application type icons for Massively Multiplayer RPGs and Multiplayer Matchmaking Service.
- Users can now set the default view of "Applications" to either "Category", "Classic Start" or (non-functional) "Recent Apps" view.
Bug fixes:
- Removed minimize/maximize/close buttons from "Classic Start", "Games" and second "Applications" page.
- Fixed titles for "Games" and "Classic Start".
- Cleaned up program icon.
Design changes:
- Non-functional "About", "Help", "Log off..." and "Shut down..." icons added to bottom of "Control Panel".
- "Forward" and "Back" links on Applications page changed to downward and upward tailless arrows, at the mid-bottom and -top of the page, respectively.
- Control Panel reorganised, is more reminiscent of icon view than tile view.
- Fixed most of the places where one gets a weird arrow on hover.

New applications

- MediaPN: a simple audio player.
- SchedulePN: a program to organise one's day via events and tasks. Non-functional.

CalcPN

New features:
- Two 'exponent' buttons added, for taking a number to the power of 2 or x.
- Button added for rudimentary square rooting.
Design changes:
- Removed minimise button and copyright info from main window.
- Slightly reorganised main window and "About" dialog.
- "Special thanks" info in "About" dialog expanded upon.

ClockPN

New features:
- Now displays the date alongside the time.
- Added "large view" which displays larger analogue clock (via Wingdings) with details below.

CrashPN

Feature changes:
- "Abalone restored" dialog now gives the user a choice about whether or not they want to log off.
Bug fixes:
- Instead of just closing, the "Improper shutdown" dialog now indicates that the top and bottom options are non-functional.
Design changes:
- "Improper shutdown" dialog redesigned.

HelpPN

Feature changes:
- No longer relies on a registry entry to get location of help files.
- Now uses single form for help on separate programs.
Design changes:
- "About" page added.
- "About" and "Help" icons enlarged.

First Run Wizard

New features:
- Can add items to the default program selection dialog via the registry.
Feature changes:
- Added option to skip game search and (non-functional) option to view advanced options to first page.
- Default program selection dialog now uses drop-down list instead of buttons.
- "Other" in default program selection dialog now non-functional.
- Removed game selection page.
- Game scanning code somewhat rewritten.
- Game scan starts immediately, instead of requiring the user to click "OK" to start.
- Game scan now only scans C: drive.
- New game conflict resolution page to replace old one.
Design changes:
- Reorganised game scanning page.
- Added additional info to first page and reworded text on last page.
- Changed colour of banner/sidebar from grass-green to teal.

Nemo

New features:
- "Favs" allow users to add their frequented folders to a list for quick access.
- Now has context menu (although the only item is "Open Folder In Explorer".)
Feature changes:
- Removed non-functional "Created" and "Last Modified" labels.
Bux fixes:
- Items on address bar drop-down list now visible.
Design changes:
- New 32x32 application and generic file icon.
- Old generic file icon now text document icon.
- Icon on "Folder View" button now changes depending on what view is active.
- Added "current folder" label at top.
- Dulled teal colour of the "file info" pane.
- Slightly reorganised "About" dialog.

PeoplePN

New features:
- Can now remove groups and individual people.
Design changes:
- Added non-functional search box and list box for additional info.

SettingsPN

New features:
- Can now set the default view of "Applications" in Project Nelson to either "Category", "Classic Start" or (non-functional) "Recent Apps" view.
Design changes:
- Redesigned, now has tabbed-based interface (with non-functional Project Nelson, File Manager (Nemo), SearchPN, PeoplePN and duplicate Project Nelson tabs. Default tab is Project Nelson.

Build 016 03-11-2006

Shell

New features:
- "Classic Start" view in "Applications" allows users to seamlessly access Start Menu items.
New implementations:
- "My Stuff" tab added to "Applications" and "Control Panel".
- "Paint" icon added to "Accessories".
Bux fixes:
- "Close Project Nelson" link works from "Accessories" page.
Design changes:
- Descriptions for "Accessories" icons added.
- "Media Player" icon moved to second "Applications" page.
- "Other apps >" and "< Back" links on first and second "Applications" page changed to right- and left-facing arrows at the mid-right and -left of the page respectively.
- "->" links for categories on first "Applications" page changed to tailless right-facing arrows.

New applications

CrashPN: Detects when an improper shut-down occurs and offers to fix settings for Abalone.

Abalone

Feature changes:
- PN-mode notifications icon animates when hovered over to reveal name ("Shell Manager")

ClockPN

Bug fixes:
- Removed icon/minimize/maximize/close buttons in title bar.
Design changes:
- New layout
- Mini analogue clock on side shows hour (via "Wingdings" font).

Nemo

New features:
- Users can now move and copy via the "Simple" file operations dialog.
- Users can now change the folder view.
Feature changes:
- Address bar is now a drop-down box for easy access to shell locations.
Design changes:
- 16x16 icons (instead of 32x32) shown in Details/List/Icon view.
- New 16x16 folder icons.
- Non-functional "New file" button added.
- "About" box reorganised.

StartupPN

Bug fixes:
- Now ignores file-not-found errors.
Feature changes:
- PN-mode notifications icon animates when hovered over to reveal name.
Design changes:
- New banner and layout for loader.

Build 015 01-10-2006

Shell

New features:
- Home button added for sub-pages ("Accessories", "Games").
- Links to the current and all users' Start Menu folder added to "Applications" page, both opening in Windows Explorer.
- Age of Empires icon in "Games" displays what version of AOE is your default, or not installed if it couldn't find it.
New implementations:
- "Media Player" application type icon added to "Applications" page.
- A second page for "Applications" added, with non-functional icons for various "System Tools" and "Programming" application type. Incorrect icons displayed.
- "Control Panel" tab added to "Applications" and "My Stuff".
Design changes:
- "Accessories" visual style updated to reflect the rest of the program.
- "Games" page now has correct banner.
- My Documents and My Desktop icons in "My Stuff" updated to reflect the new Documents icon and folder icon in "Nemo".
- Icons for Mouse Properties and Add/Remove Software updated in "Control Panel".
- Non-functional right-facing arrows (->) added to categories, to act as placeholders for links to category pages.
- "Card and Board" icon in "Games" replaced by non-functional application type icons for four simulation application types.
- "Accessories" and "Games" icons in "Applications" laid out better, font changed.

New applications

ClockPN: Rudimentarily displays the current time.

First Run Wizard

New implementations:
- Media players now detected.
Design changes:
- Non-functional icons for configuring Media Players, Image Manipulation and Animation software added.
- Non-functional checkbox to associate files with default category/task application added.

Nemo

New features:
- Users can now create folders.
- Users can now delete stuff.
Design changes:
- Non-functional buttons added for "Move" and "copy" operations.
 - File info pane colour changed from lime to teal.
- Up to Parent Folder button smaller.

StartupPN

New features:
- Users can now add and remove startup items.
- Users can now configure messenger clients at startup.

Build 014 29-09-2006

Shell

New implementations:
- Icons for File Manager (Nemo), SearchPN and PeoplePN added to "My Stuff" page with a short description of what each program does.
- Icons for Mouse Properties, User Accounts, Add/Remove Software, and Add New Hardware added to "Control Panel", along with a short descriptions of what each properties sheet does.
- Added icon for Age of Empires and non-functional icons for Rise of Nations, The Settlers, Starcraft (from the "Real Time Strategy" section), Civilization, NetHack (in the "Turn-based strategy section), GameSpy Arcade and Empires Legacy (in the "Multiplayer Matchmaking Service" section), and a Card and Board category icon, in the "Games" page.
Design changes:
- The foreground colour of "Close Project Nelson" changed to white, and background colour to the background colour of the banner behind it, in "Applications", "My Stuff" and "Control Panel".
- Display Properties icon shrunk to accommodate other "Control Panel" items.

New applications

- Abalone: a shell manager.
- StartupPN: loads startup programs at startup, and allows users to view a list of their startup programs.

PeoplePN

New features:
- Users can now add contacts groups.

Nemo

Design changes:
- "About" dialog added.
- "About" and non-functional "Help" icons added.

Build 012 18-03-2006

Shell

New features:
- User name and display picture added on Main page.
New implementations:
- Display Properties icon added to "Control Panel".
- "SearchPN" icon added to bottom of "Applications" page.
Design changes:
- Applications, My Stuff and Control Panel icons on "Main" page shrunk to accommodate username/picture.
- "Startbar" link moved to just below header.
- Fonts of "About" dialog changed.
- Multi-coloured stripe added to top of "About" dialog.

New applications

- Nemo: a file manager; can browse directories, open files and view file info (via top pane).
- PeoplePN: allows users to organise their contacts.

First Run Wizard

New features:
- Searches for games and adds them to the "App Paths" registry key.
Design changes:
- Redesigned "Word Processor" selection dialog.
- Main window is now larger.
- First and last steps now have left sidebar.
- Icons for application types updated with equivalents from "Applications".

SettingsPN

Design changes:
- Main page: Applications tab icon shifted to the left with label added.
- Non-functional icons for configuration of application type defaults and games added to "Applications" tab.
- Banner added to "Applications" tab.

Build 011 24-12-2005

Shell

New features:
- New "start bar" – a compact form of the "Main" page, appears at bottom-left of screen. (accessible via underscore icon on "Main" page.)
New implementations:
- New icon for SearchPN added at bottom of "Main" page.
Feature changes:
 - "Games" sub-section blanked.
Design changes
- Application types in "Applications" now have proper icons.
- Splash screen redesigned.
- On the "Main" page, the colour of "Close Project Nelson" link changed from blue to white.

Build 010 05-12-2005

Shell

New features:
- New application type icons consolidates programs into application types, and allows the user to set a default program for each type. Internet Browser, Email, (in the "Internet" category) Word Processor, Spreadsheet and Presentation (in the "Office" category) application type icons added to "Applications".
- Users can now log off using new "Log off..." dialog.
- Now prompts users to run the First Run Wizard if it hasn't been run before.
Design changes:
- "Accessories" icon shrunk to accommodate for categories/Tasks icons.
- "Games" sub-page of "Applications" added with category icon for "Real Time Strategy", page non-functional and requires the user to force-quit Project Nelson.
- "Shut down..." dialog has more streamlined look.
- "Log off..." and "Shut down..." labels removed, icons shrunk and shifted to bottom-right hand corner.
 - "About", "HelpPN" and "SettingsPN" icons shifted to bottom-right corner and displayed left-to-right rather than top-to-bottom.

New applications

- First Run Wizard: Configures Project Nelson for the first time – attempts to detect default program for each application type, but allows the user to change them. All currently detected, however only Word Processor configurable by the user without using the registry.
- LockPN: locks the computer from physical access when one is away from the compter.
- SearchPN: a file-searching application.

SettingsPN

New features:
- Icon added so one can run the First Run Wizard after first run.
Design changes:
- Tab-style image for "Applications" settings changed to icon.

HelpPN

New features:
- Tabs implemented for Home and Index pages.
Design changes:
- Icons added for non-existent Applications and SettingsPN help pages.
- Non-functional icons created for "About HelpPN" and "HelpPN Help".

Build 08 16-11-2005

Shell

New features:
- Users can now shut down with the new "Shut down..." dialog.
- New tabs allow easy access from pages to other pages without going back to the "Main" page. Implemented with the Applications tab in "My Stuff" and "Control Panel".
New implementations:
- "Control Panel" page added, with link to Windows Control Panel.
- "SettingsPN" icon added on the Main page below the "About" icon.
Feature changes:
- Removed user name from Main page.
- On first use, the calculator icon in "Applications" asks whether the user would like to use Windows Calculator or CalcPN.
Design changes:
- New header style (implemented in the "Main", "Applications" and "My Stuff" pages).

New applications

- HelpPN: Provides information on how to use Project Nelson.
- SettingsPN: allows users to change Project Nelson settings. (Can only currently configure Calculator settings.)
- CalcPN: a simple calculator – written in C# over the later part of 2005 with my mentor, Tim Smith.

Build 07 09-11-2005

Shell

- Project Nelson rewritten in Visual Basic 2005.
New features:
- User name displayed at top of "Main" page.
- Users can now access their documents and desktop via the new My Documents and My Desktop icons in "My Stuff".
New implementations:
- New "Accessories" sub-page of "Applications".
- "Calculator" icon added to "Accessories".
Feature changes:
- "Log off...", "Shut down..." and "Control Panel" icons non-functional.
Design changes:
- Splash screen added.
- Icons for Notepad and Wordpad shifted to "Accessories".
- "About" icon shifted to top-right corner.
- Close button replaced with "Close Project Nelson" link.
- New headers.
- Non-functional icon for "Help" added.
- Note: buttons in this build of Project Nelson appear white using the final version of the .NET Framework 2.0, but normal when using the beta.

Removed applications

- Lock program removed.

VB3 Build 04 12-07-2005

Shell

New features:
- Primitive run box implemented (only works for programs in shell paths.)
New implementations:
- New Notepad and Wordpad icons in "Applications".
- New Display Properties icon in "Control Panel".
- Can now restart from "Shut down..." dialog box.
Feature changes:
- Microsoft Word icon removed.

New applications

- Conceptual Lock application (can be closed easily)

VB3 Build 02 22-06-2005

Shell

- Program rewritten in Visual Basic 3.
New features
- Button added so testers can close Project Nelson without having to log off or shut down.
- "Log off..." and "Shut down..." now prompts confirmation dialog.
New implementations
- "Applications" only has fixed link to Word 2000.
Feature changes:
- "Applications" page blanked.
- "My Stuff" blank, "under development"
Design changes:
- Interface redesigned.
- Icons replaced with ones designed/created by myself.

FlashMX ("Build 56") 24-04-2005

Shell

- First build - written in Macromedia Flash MX.
New features:
- "Applications" contains fixed links to accessories, Microsoft Office, Age of Empires.
- Windows XP icons used.
- Control Panel "under development", link to Windows Control Panel.
- "My Stuff" contains non-functional icons for user's Documents, Pictures, Music, Video and Desktop folders.
- Can log off and shut down computer (only works in Windows XP and forward).

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