Shield XP

Shield XP
Crusty Windows bootleg
The desktop of Shield XP
The desktop of Shield XP
Original OSWindows XP SP3
Release dateDecember 2013
AuthorMahmoud Tarek Fouda
Language(s)English, Arabic
Architecture(s)x86 (32-bit)
File size687.1 MiB
Download linkSHIELD-XP.iso
Date addedAugust 6, 2022
Live CDNo

Shield XP is a bootleg Windows XP SP3 edition, which was created by Mahmoud Tarek Fouda. It released in December 2013, and was added to the archive on August 6, 2022.


The bootleg is a modified Windows XP SP3 ISO, which comes with DriverPacks 12.09 integrated. It adds some themes and programs, and tries to mimic Windows 7 in looks. It has a new autorun. It is unattended and preactivated.

Changes from Windows XP SP3

Minor changes

  • The text-mode setup OS text is changed
  • The icons have been made larger

Changes in pre-desktop procedures

  • New setup graphics
  • New boot graphics with phone numbers of the authors listed
  • New pre-OOBE graphics
  • New OOBE video
  • New login graphics

Look and feel

  • New default theme, and wallpaper
  • 20 new themes included
  • New wallpaper set
  • New icon set
  • New cursor set
  • New sound set


  • 7-Zip 9.22
  • Adobe Flash Player 11
  • Foxit Reader
  • Google Chrome 5.0.307.1
  • IDM 6.18 Build 7 (cracked, registered to Qusay al-shemmary 09.11.2013)
  • Mozilla Firefox 25.0
  • Perfect Uninstaller v6.3.3.9
  • QQPlayer 3.7
  • Real Alternative
  • TeraCopy 2.27
  • WinRAR 4.00 (cracked)
  • Winamp 5.622 (cracked, registered to WTF, with one skin, Winamp_iPhone)

Customization Utilities

  • Drive Space Indicator v5.3.1.2 (cracked, registered to Shiled-XP)
  • Glass SysDM
  • RocketDock
  • Styler
  • TrueTransparency
  • UberIcon
  • ViGlance
  • Vista Rainbar 4.3
  • VisualTaskTips


  • Kels' CPL Bonus Pack


Bootleg quirks

  • The volume mixer is changed to have a Windows 7 look.