Windows 3.00a

Not to be confused with Windows 3.0A.

3.00a
Build of Windows 3.0
3.00a
OS family
Architecturex86 (PC, Intel Inboard 386/PC)
Compiled
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Windows 3.00a is a minor update to Windows 3.00 released on 31 October 1990. It fixed a few bugs from the earlier release. Multimedia Edition is based on this version.

A version of this build for the Intel Inboard 386/PC (an ISA card with a 386, 387 socket and some RAM intended for earlier systems), from 14 January 1991, was dumped by BitHistory on 16 September 2020 and uploaded to the Internet Archive on 4 December 2020.[1]

Unlike the original English release, the Spanish version has a copyright date of 1991, suggesting that it was released later.

Quirks[edit | edit source]

  • Due to some changes introduced with bug fixes, Microsoft Virtual PC 2004/2007 users have to include the line EMMExclude=A000-CBFF in SYSTEM.INI's [386Enh] section.

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