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Windows XP Genius Edition 2010

Windows XP Genius Edition 2010
Crusty Windows Legendary bootleg
The desktop of Windows XP Genius Edition 2010
The desktop of Windows XP Genius Edition 2010
Original OSWindows XP SP3
Release dateJune 26, 2010
AuthorMohamed Mostafa Salama
of Genius Team
Architecture(s)x86 (32-bit)
File size697.3 MiB
Download linkWindows Xp Genius Edition 2010.iso
Date addedDecember 12, 2021
Live CDNo

Windows XP Genius Edition 2010 is a bootleg Windows XP SP3 edition, which was created by Mohamed Mostafa Salama of Genius Team. It released on June 26, 2010, and was added to the archive on December 12, 2021.

It is most known for being featured on AmpDan1, a cooperative channel formerly ran by two well-known content creators, danooct1 and rogueamp, as a 5-part series showcasing the bootleg itself.[note 1]


The bootleg is a modified Windows XP SP3 ISO. It is styled after Windows 7, as seen by the default theme and many of the modified graphics on the system. It comes with plenty of themes and wallpapers, along with many new programs. It comes with an autorun, and a WPI. It is unattended and preactivated.

The ISO was made using nLite and the autorun was made with AutoPlay Media Studio 7.5.

Changes from Windows XP SP3

Minor changes

  • The text-mode setup OS text is changed
  • OEM branding is included

Changes in pre-desktop procedures

  • New setup graphics. They have been given a completely new look, with Windows 7-like graphics and 9 new billboards with descriptions of what the OS is and what it has, which is full of spelling errors. Many Mega Man characters can be seen throughout the setup as well. It also introduces the now infamous tagline at the top left, which is simply titled "The Next Generation Of Technologey"
  • New boot screen
  • New pre-OOBE graphics
  • New OOBE video
  • New OOBE graphics
  • New login graphics. The login screen now has the Longhorn look. It lacks any text

Look and feel

  • New default WindowBlinds skin, and wallpaper
  • 5 new themes included
  • 20 new wallpapers included
  • 1 new screensaver included
  • New icon set
  • New Aero cursors
  • New Windows 7 sound scheme


  • AIMP 2.61 Build 570
  • AntiWPA 3.0
  • CCleaner 2.31
  • Foxit Reader 3.2.0
  • GSpot 2.6
  • IDM 5.19 (patched, mislabeled as IDM 5.18)
  • JRE 1.6.0_20-b02
  • Kels' CPU Bonus Pack
  • Media Player Classic
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.6
  • Nero 8.3.6
  • Opera 10.54
  • PowerShell XP 3.01
  • TuneUp Utilities 2010
  • UltraISO 9.3.6
  • Vista Codec Pack
  • WinRAR 3.93 (cracked, with 3 themes)
  • Windows Live Messenger 14.0.8117.0416
  • Windows Power Tools 5.0
  • Yahoo Messenger

Customization Utilities

  • Styler (VistaPerfection X4 and Windows 7 RC1 All-Colour Styler TBs)
  • Vista Rainbar
  • VistaDriveIcon
  • WindowBlinds 6.02 (EMBRACE keygen, with 3 themes)


  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, 2008, 2010 Redistributable


Bootleg quirks

  • The activation is completely broken, as seen in the AmpDan1 videos.



Extracted resources


  1. You can find a link to a reupload of the first part here, along with parts 2, 3, 4 and 5.