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'''Windows 3.5x''' is a family of NT-based operating systems released by Microsoft. These versions of Windows are the last of the NT series with the [[Windows 3.1]]-style user interface, as [[Windows NT 4.0]] would introduce the Windows 95-style shell. These versions succeeded [[Windows NT 3.1]].
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'''Windows NT 3.5x''' is a family of NT-based operating systems released by Microsoft. These versions of Windows are the last of the NT series with the [[Windows 3.1]]-style user interface, as [[Windows NT 4.0]] would introduce the Windows 95-style shell. These versions succeeded [[Windows NT 3.1]].
  
 
Notably, an early version of the [[Windows 95]]-style shell is available for Windows 3.51 via the ''NewShell'' update. NewShell replaces Program Manager and adds a new desktop, taskbar, and user interface graphics.
 
Notably, an early version of the [[Windows 95]]-style shell is available for Windows 3.51 via the ''NewShell'' update. NewShell replaces Program Manager and adds a new desktop, taskbar, and user interface graphics.

Revision as of 19:21, 2 March 2019

Windows NT 3.5x
Version of Microsoft Windows
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OS familyWindows NT
Version3.5x
CodenameDaytona (3.5)
Preliminary name
Architecturex86 (IBM, PC98), Alpha, MIPS, PowerPC
Latest build
Release date1994-09-21 (3.5)
1995-05-30 (3.51)
Support end2001-12-31
SKUs
Workstation
Server
Replaces
Windows NT 3.1
Replaced by
Windows NT 4.0

Windows NT 3.5x is a family of NT-based operating systems released by Microsoft. These versions of Windows are the last of the NT series with the Windows 3.1-style user interface, as Windows NT 4.0 would introduce the Windows 95-style shell. These versions succeeded Windows NT 3.1.

Notably, an early version of the Windows 95-style shell is available for Windows 3.51 via the NewShell update. NewShell replaces Program Manager and adds a new desktop, taskbar, and user interface graphics.

Builds

Windows NT 3.5

Windows NT 3.5 was released on 1994-09-21. It is the first version to feature the edition names of 'Workstation' (previously called simply "Windows NT") and 'Server' (previously called "Advanced Server"). It cannot be installed on a computer with a processor newer than the original Pentium without modifying setup files.

Pre-beta

Beta 1

Beta 2

Release Candidate 1

Release Candidate 2

RTM

Post-RTM

Windows NT 3.51

Windows NT 3.51 is the first release of Windows NT with support for the PowerPC architecture. It also introduced PCMCIA support, NTFS file compression, replaceable GINA, 3D acceleration in OpenGL, Windows 95-styled common controls, as well as new versions of Sound recorder, Media player and Windows Help applications.

Beta

Release Candidate

RTM

Post-RTM

Service Pack 1

Service Pack 2

Service Pack 3

Service Pack 4

Service Pack 5

Shell Technology Preview (NewShell)