Windows 7 build 7048

Build of Windows 7
OS family
Architecturex86, x64
Timebomb2009-07-01 (+132 days)
Works in
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Windows 7 build 7048 is a build of Windows 7. The x64 version of this build was shared on 3 March 2009,[1] followed by the x86 version four days later on 7 March.[2]

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • The System Reserved partition created during Setup is now 100MB rather than 200MB in several earlier builds.
  • OOBE has slightly changed, with sections such as account password selection being modified. Relating to this, OOBE now resembles that of RTM, other than the wallpaper.
  • The betta fish wallpaper has been changed slightly, along with a new set of wallpapers (includes the regional wallpapers).
  • The Start orb has been updated to its RTM appearance.
  • The "Send Feedback" link located in the title bar has been removed.
  • The copyright date of winver.exe and in the About box of Windows Media Player 12 has been updated from 2008 to 2009.
  • Minor changes have been made to Internet Explorer, such as features locked behind Redpill being enabled by default.
  • Calculator, Control Panel, DVD Maker, Paint, and WordPad received new icons.
  • The appearance of the Ribbon in Paint and WordPad has been updated.
  • Calculator now resembles its RTM appearance.
  • Windows Defender uses a new background gradient.
  • Windows Media Center setup has been updated.
  • Windows Explorer and Sticky Notes received minor UI updates.
  • Item padding in the Control Panel has been adjusted.
  • Credential Manager has been updated and received its final icon.
  • The places bar of the legacy Common File Dialog seems to have been enabled by default once more and this time it was permanent.

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Upgrading to this build will:
    • result in the user's password expiring, causing you to have to reset it.
    • cause Windows Explorer's icon on the Superbar to be the default executable icon.
  • Installing certain MUIs in this build might leave some psuedo-localized translations.

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