ShellBoost supports Windows Vista and higher. It only
supports the Shell functions corresponding to the Windows version it’s
installed on. For example, the File On-Demand feature is only supported on Windows
10 version 1709 (or “Fall Creators Update”) and higher (and on NTFS-formatted
The .NET side of ShellBoost binaries is compiled with .NET
Framework 4.6.2. It can be used with any tool that supports that version of
.NET or a higher one. It’s compiled as “Any CPU” so it supports both 32-bit and
64-bit operating systems.
All samples are developed using Visual Studio, but Visual
Studio is not a requirement to use ShellBoost.
Windows XP is not supported.