Windows 8 build 7700

From BetaWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

6.1.7700.winmain.100122-1900
Build of Windows 8
6.1.7700.winmain.100122-1900
OS family
Architecturex64
Compiled2010-01-22
Timebomb2010-03-01 (+38 days)
Works in
About
Windows8-6.1.7700prem1-About.png
TCB.png TCBGallery.png

Windows 8 build 7700 is a pre-Milestone 1 build of Windows 8. The build was jointly leaked by BetaWiki Discord members lucasm and Wheatley on 2019-12-25. Prior to its leak, screenshots of this build were released by Russian Windows news website WZor on 2010-01-29. This build has been determined to be a Windows 8 build, due to its relatively high build number and presence of an extremely early version of Internet Explorer 9. Assert strings have been changed to hide the full path, like in Windows 8 and not Windows 7 SP1. In addition, some executables are signed by "Windows Main Build Lab Account" like later Windows 8 builds, unlike the standard "Microsoft Corporation" signer during the development and release of Windows 7. Also, this build calls itself "Windows 8" in the "Local Group Policy" utility, in "Filter options". This build reuses the "betta fish" default wallpaper seen in development builds of Windows 7.

Being very early in development, many areas still say Windows 7 and the kernel is still 6.1 (much like builds 7746 and 7850).

The power service has been given a large overhaul, with the User-mode Power Services Extension DLL (umpoext.dll) one of several DLLs added in this build, persisting to this day in Windows 10. Additional APIs were also added for Audio and Bluetooth services. The On-Screen Keyboard was internally updated, with some functions being separated out into osksupport.dll. Additional error messages were added to System Restore.

The early version of Internet Explorer 9 (still branded as Internet Explorer 8) in this build is extremely buggy and will often instantaneously crash when switching to IE9 mode or loading a page containing HTML5 content.

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Name Key
Home Basic YGFVB-QTFXQ-3H233-PTWTJ-YRYRV
Home Premium RHPQ2-RMFJH-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Professional HYF8J-CVRMY-CM74G-RPHKF-PW487
Enterprise H7X92-3VPBB-Q799D-Y6JJ3-86WC6
Ultimate D4F6K-QK3RD-TMVMJ-BBMRX-3MBMV

Gallery[edit | edit source]