Windows 8 build 7973 (fbl_dnt3_wireless)

6.2.7973.fbl_dnt3_wireless.110330-1800
Build of Windows 8
6.2.7973.fbl_dnt3_wireless.110330-1800
OS family
Architecturex86, x64
Compiled2011-03-30
Timebomb2011-07-01 (+93 days)
Works in
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Windows 8 build 7973 (fbl_dnt3_wireless) is a build of Windows 8, which was uploaded to BetaArchive on 4 January 2019.

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Name Key
Starter 7Q28W-FT9PC-CMMYT-WHMY2-89M6G
Home Basic YGFVB-QTFXQ-3H233-PTWTJ-YRYRV
Home Premium RHPQ2-RMFJH-74XYM-BH4JX-XM76F
Professional HYF8J-CVRMY-CM74G-RPHKF-PW487
Ultimate D4F6K-QK3RD-TMVMJ-BBMRX-3MBMV

Redpill[edit | edit source]

A tool named Redlock can be used to unlock all of the Redpill levels on this build, including the Start screen.

The Metro in this build is identical to its alternate compiles.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Aero[edit | edit source]

  • This build appears to have a slightly broken Windows Aero theme, with only the top portion of the window frame using the blur effect, leaving the side borders transparent.

Upgrade[edit | edit source]

  • It is not possible to upgrade to this build using the new Windows setup tool. When setup is Applying computer settings a runtime error will occur with C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Install.exe alt-tabbing after clicking OK will reveal another error saying that Windows could not complete the installation. To install Windows on this computer, restart the installation. In order to upgrade to this build, use the older setup tool located in sources.

Gallery[edit | edit source]