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  • ...that Windows Neptune was a cancelled version of Windows that ought to bring a new user interface reminiscent of Metro later introduced in Windows 8?
  • ...that in Windows Longhorn build 4042 (Lab06_n), there are shell folders with both the XP- and the Vista-style naming conventions, the latter of which dropped the "My" prefix?
  • ...that there are multiple Windows Longhorn builds with the same build number and lab, which are distinguished only by compile date?
  • ...that no build of Windows Vista (including pre-reset) actually used or even included the widespread Longhorn sound scheme, which actually originated from a Samsung OEM theme for Windows XP?
  • ...that early builds of Windows Me replaced the safe to shutdown screen with a blue screen due to the removal of real-mode MS-DOS?
  • ...that Windows Longhorn build 4015 (main) includes an early iteration of transparent window borders?

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Windows Server 2008 build 4066 is a pre-reset build of Windows Server 2008, which was originally described by Grabberslasher in his UX.Unleaked blog on 1 May 2008, where it was shortly uploaded by the end of the year. It is currently the last available build of Windows Server 2008 compiled in the pre-reset codebase.

This build reimplements most of the features that were originally stripped off during the transition towards the Slate interface, and introduces many features and Desktop Window Manager improvements that were demonstrated earlier on the build 4050 showcase and became widely available in build 4074. Aero resources are also included, although they cannot be normally used.


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