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WinShell PSP

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WinShell
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General
Author(s)Trom_US
TypeOperating systems
Versionbeta+80705 (5 Jul 2008)
LicenceMixed
Links
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Website
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WinShell is a Shell that emulates Windows XP operating system with several applications and minigames. Available in English and Spanish.

The Shell is coded by Trom_US, while some applications and games included are written by other developers.

Features

  • An image editor.
  • Text editor.
  • Multimedia player (MP3s, photos, videos).
  • Game pack.
  • File manager.
  • Web navigator.
  • Messenger.

Installation

Developer noted that version 80705 serves as a small update, you will need Beta version that consists of the core program and overwrite the update file from version 80705 when asked.

User guide

Boot Winshell Windows through MyShell and Lowser. You can create user just like Windows and the Desktop will be loaded.

Programs:

  • Applications - Agenda/Diary, Clock and Calculator.
  • Games - SMMEMORY, JawBreakerPSP, Number What and Jezzball.
  • Tests - Test of controls and sources.
  • USB - USB functions.
  • Screensavers - Screensave 1 and 2.

Lua Files and Configuration:

  • Buttons.
  • MP3 Functions.
  • Date and Time.
  • Current Functions.
  • Left and Right.
  • List of games
  • Keyboard.

Custom background:

  • Substitute image with the same name, the same measurements and the same format: background15.png or background2.png.
  • They are located in the folder /Sistema/fondos/.

Controls

Desktop:

Analog - Move the cursor

Cross - Accept (double click)

L - Exit

Start/Start bar:

D-Pad - Change option

Cross - Accept

L - Exit

R - Change Memory Stick path

User Menu:

Cross - Accept

L - Exit

SMMEMORY (Game):

D-Pad - Move

Cross/Circle - Turn over card

Start - Game Over or Game End

Triangle - Restart game at the end

Square - Exit homebrew at the end of the game

L - Exit the game

JawbreakerPSP (Game):

D-Pad - Move the cursor

Cross - Accept

L - Exit the game

Number What? (Game):

D-Pad - Move the cursor

Cross - Accept

R - Exit the game

L - Exit scoring menu

Calculator (Application):

D-Pad - Move the cursor

Cross - Accept

L - Exit calculator

Clock (Application):

Right/Left - Change the year

Up/Down - Change month

L - Exit Clock

Screenshots

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Compatibility

It is compatible with both PSP Slim and PSP Fat.

Known issues

In the Start bar of the Desktop, the Restart option gives an error.

At the moment there will be few functional things, only the things mentioned will work.

Changelog

version 80705

  • System performance improvements.
  • Activation of functions and controls for programs.
  • Visual improvements.
  • Login activation, now it is no longer just an image.
  • 2 users are allowed, although the administrator has no password.
  • New application to test internal functions activated.
  • Extra application from another user: The Great Quiz.

Beta

  • Main program for WinShell.

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