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|[[File:Windows-Premiere1.0-Desktop.png|thumb|150px|Windows 1.0 Premiere Edition]]'''[[Windows 1.0 Premiere Edition]]''' is a pre-release version of [[Windows 1.0|Microsoft Windows 1.0]]. It was originally sent to key players in the computer industry by Microsoft to prove that their product wasn't vaporware. Before releasing the official version, [[Windows 1.01]], the memory management code had to be completely rewritten; this would be the key difference between Premiere and 1.01.
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