Windows XC 2011

Windows XC 2011
Crusty Windows bootleg
The desktop of Windows XC 2011
The desktop of Windows XC 2011
Original OSWindows XP SP3
Release dateFebruary 22, 2011
Architecture(s)x86 (32-bit)
File size698.6 MiB
Download linkXC_2011_v2.2.iso
Date addedDecember 12, 2021
Live CDNo

Windows XC 2011 version 2.2 (also known as Windows eXCellent) is a bootleg Windows XP SP3 edition, which was created by iCharge. It released on February 22, 2011, and was added to the archive on December 12, 2021.


This bootleg is a modified Windows XP SP3 ISO, with UpdatePack 1.4.5 integrated. It comes with a new theme, many wallpapers and plenty of programs for you to use.

It comes with a boot selector integrated. Through it, you can decide to install the original bootleg, install it with SATA drivers or DriverPacks BASE 10.06 integrated.

It is unattended and preactivated. The ISO was made using nLite, the autorun was made with AutoPlay Media Studio, and the boot selector used was EasyBoot 5.1.

Changes from Windows XP SP3

Minor changes

  • "Windows is loading" in the text-mode setup has been replaced with "WinXC is starting...)^_^)"
  • The text-mode setup OS text is changed
  • OEM branding is included, along with Support Information

Changes in pre-desktop procedures

  • New setup graphics
  • New boot screen
  • New pre-OOBE graphics
  • New OOBE video
  • New OOBE graphics
  • New login graphics

Look and feel

  • New default theme, wallpaper and icon set
  • 3 new themes included
  • 120 new wallpapers included
  • 1 new screensaver included
  • 2 new cursor sets included
  • New sound set. Some sounds have been replaced, most notably the Startup/Shutdown and Logon/Logoff sounds.


  • Everything
  • HashTab Shell Extension
  • Kels' CPL Bonus Pack!
  • K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 5.9.0
  • Unlocker 1.8.7
  • WinRAR 4 Beta 5 (cracked, registered to le2712)

Customization Utilities

  • LClock 1.0 (labeled RefreshClock in CREDITS.TXT)
  • Taskbar Shuffle


  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft .NET Framework (1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 SP1)
  • Windows Media Player 12


Bootleg quirks

  • The "Documents and Settings" folder has been renamed to "Users".

CD contents and other info

  • The autorun plays the OOBE video at startup. The autorun also plays music.

WINNT.SIF metadata

  • The full name and organization are both set to "XC-User".
  • The workgroup is set to "mshome".