Windows 7 build 7048

Build of Windows 7
OS familyWindows NT
Version number6.1
Build number7048
Build revision0
Architecturex86, x64
Build labwinmain
Compiled on2009-02-19
Expiration date
Timebomb2009-07-01 (+132 days)
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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]

User interface[edit | edit source]

  • 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 has been updated from 2008 to 2009.
Wallpaper modifications

Applications[edit | edit source]

Control Panel[edit | edit source]

  • Control Panel received a new icon.
  • Links on the home page to Category view have been centered.
  • The sidebar design has been updated slightly, making it resemble its RTM appearance.
  • "Regional and Language Options" has been shortened to "Region and Language"
  • Credential Manager and Taskbar/Start Menu Properties received new icons.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

  • The System Reserved partition created during Setup is now 100 MB rather than 200 MB in several earlier builds.
  • 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]

Installation[edit | edit source]

  • Setup might complain about it not being able to configure Windows to run on the computer's hardware.
  • 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 taskbar to be the default executable icon.
  • Installing certain MUIs in this build might leave some pseudo-localized translations.

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References[edit | edit source]