Originally Posted by GreenEyez
Making Windows 7 boot directly into XBMC, totally eliminating the Windows Explorer/GUI
This metod uses the Microsoft Group Policy Editor and works under the following versions of Windows
- Windows 7 Profesional
- Windows 7 Ultimate
- Windows 7 Enterprise
Home Premium does not have the Group Policy Editor so it won`t workSetting XBMC as shell for a specific user account
-> Log in as administrator.
-> Open the start menu, and type in the search box: mmc .
-> Choose File -> Add/Remove Snap-in....
-> Select Group Policy Object Editor and hit Add.
-> In the wizard that pops up, hit Browse..., go to tab Users, select your user account and hit OK.
-> Make sure that the checkbox in the wizard is Unchecked, and hit Finish.
-> Hit OK in the Add/Remove Snap-ins window.
-> In the User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System folder, open Custom User Interface.
-> Select Enabled and enter the full path (including XBMC.exe and any switches that you may use) in the Interface file name textbox.
-> Hit OK and reboot your system. It should now log in and start XBMC automatically without showing the start menu and icons firstTemporary re-enabling the Windows Explorer for maintenance operations
-> Press CTR+ALT+Delete, then go to Task Manager
-> Select File -> New Task (Run..)
-> Type in "explorer" and press ok