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Windows shell

An add-on user interface for Windows. Numerous shells were created for Windows 3.x to streamline or replace Program Manager by providing such features as foldering, customized toolbars and quick access to the DOS command line. For example, Norton Desktop for Windows was popular. Fewer products were made available for Windows 95.
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