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* ...that real-life events caused a major sudden change to Windows XP's advertising campaign?
 
* ...that real-life events caused a major sudden change to Windows XP's advertising campaign?
 
* ...that in '''[[Windows Longhorn build 4042 (Lab06_n)]]''' there are folders both with the XP-style 'My' name and the Vista-style name which dropped the 'My'?
 
* ...that in '''[[Windows Longhorn build 4042 (Lab06_n)]]''' there are folders both with the XP-style 'My' name and the Vista-style name which dropped the 'My'?
* ...that the new periodical release system for '''[[Windows 10]]''' has jumped build numbers twice?
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* ...that there was a test for '''[[Windows NT 3.5x]]''' to see if it could use the Windows 95 shell, namely NewShell/Technology Preview?
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! style="font-size: 120%; text-align: left; border: 1px solid #afa3bf; background-color: #ddcef2; padding:0.2em 0.4em;"|Release of the month
 
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|[[File:Oct91.png|thumb|150px|Windows NT October 1991 pre-release]]'''[[Windows NT 3.1 1991-10 build|October 1991 release]]''' of Windows NT 3.1 was compiled for the COMDEX Trade Show in 1991-10. Interestingly, this build does not have a build number, unlike both earlier and later builds. Instead, Winver displays "Version VERSION" in place of the actual version number. It is speculated this build was rushed to completion so it was ready in time for the show, which could be the reason for the lack of a build number and MIPS port.
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|[[File:1.175.1 Screen01.png|thumb|150px|Windows NT October 1991 pre-release]]'''[[Windows NT 3.1 build 175.1]]''' was shown during Windows World 91.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I1Ex4dyzzY</ref> It is the earliest known build of Windows NT. Bill Gates himself demonstrated the new multitasking capabilities that were set to be introduced with Windows NT. The build number can be seen at the top of the video from 0:20 onwards. The full string is believed to say "'''NT 32-bit Windows [NTX86BLD] v1.175'''".
  
It is also one of few Windows NT builds before Longhorn to have a fully graphical setup, a feature which has not returned until [[Windows:Longhorn:4001:main|Longhorn build 4001]] with its WIM-based setup.
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Bill Gates first uses the new File Manager (ported to NT from Windows 3.0) to launch the Clock application, then minimizes both (along with Program Manager) to reveal two instances of WINBez running in the background, along with another graphics demo app named simply "Demo".
 
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Release of the month
Windows NT October 1991 pre-release
Windows NT 3.1 build 175.1 was shown during Windows World 91.[1] It is the earliest known build of Windows NT. Bill Gates himself demonstrated the new multitasking capabilities that were set to be introduced with Windows NT. The build number can be seen at the top of the video from 0:20 onwards. The full string is believed to say "NT 32-bit Windows [NTX86BLD] v1.175".

Bill Gates first uses the new File Manager (ported to NT from Windows 3.0) to launch the Clock application, then minimizes both (along with Program Manager) to reveal two instances of WINBez running in the background, along with another graphics demo app named simply "Demo".

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