Windows 95 build 189

4.00.189
Build of Windows 95
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Release nameBeta 1.4
OS familyWindows 9x
Version number4.00
Build number189
Architecturex86
Compiled on1994-09-21
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Beta Site ID101907
Password999b70c9e
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Windows 95 build 189 is the official Beta 1.4 release of Windows 95. It is the earliest available build to use the new Windows 95 branding.

Screenshots of a supposed Brazilian Portuguese version of this build were shared by Battler on 27 January 2023.[1]

NFO file[edit | edit source]

NFO contents

                   * THE NOKTURNAL TRADING ALLIANCE PRESENTS *
     ┌──────────┬───────────────┬───────────────────────────────────────┐
     │Date:     │ 10/09/94      │ File Date: 8/26/94                    │
     ├──────────┼───────────────┴───────────────────────────────────────┤
     │Software: │ MS CHICAGO / WINDOWS V4.0 BUILD 189                   │     
     ├──────────┼───────────────┬───────────────────────────────────────┤
     │S/N:      │ Beta 101907   │Location: 999b70c9e                    │                     │
     └──────────┴───────────────┴───────────────────────────────────────┘
     Thanks to Da Dwarf at the Final Frontier For This Release!

     *REM*    THE FINAL FRONTIER IS WORLD HEADQUARTERS FOR =RiSc=
                    RiSc Is The Official Courier For =NTA=

                        * NTA! The Original and the BEST! *
     Please  support  software companies. If you  liked this program and
     are going to use it, please go out and purchase a copy. Without our
     continued  support, these  companies would  go out of business!
                ┌─────────────────────────────────────────────┐
                │-=NTA=- Boards:              SysOps:         │
                ├─────────────────────────────────────────────┤
                │The PITS                 The PieMan          │
                │The Unknown              The Punk            │
                │The Final Frontier       MikeySoft           │
                │Access Denied            The Wanderer        │
                │The Eclipse              The Mustang         │
                │The Elusive Dream        The Toyman          │
                │Turbo Italian Network    Jurgen              │
                │Orion's Belt             The Drunkard/Pompei │
                ├─────────────────────────────────────────────┤
                │             -=NTA=- Members                 │
                ├─────────────────────────────────────────────┤
                │The Mustang    Oyl Patch      William Zardoz │
                │The Toyman     The Punk       MikeySoft      │
                │Jurgen         The Wanderer   The Cat        │
                │The PieMan     Bryn Rogers    Hi.T.Moonweed  │
                │                                             │
                │Fiona          Void Master    Boomer         │
                └─────────────────────────────────────────────┘
 
 *      Important Final Note *  FROM MIKEYSOFT / NTA LEAD BOARD             *
 * We all must strive to bring as much credibilty to the vast community of  *
 * "Groups" which make-up the system that we all contribute to and enjoy!   *
 * The Friendly Rivalry between these groups is just  that, "FRIENDLY". It  *
 * adds a certain flavor of positive competition that we feel is necessary  *
 * to encourage the greater sharing of information.  "*KEEP IT FRIENDLY*"   *
 * Please honor our group ID'S tags by NOT removing this file!  If you feel *
 * the necessity to rename the ZIP, maintain the integrity of the group ID  *
 *         WE EXTEND THE SAME COURTESY AND POLICY TO OTHER GROUPS           *
 *             Remember to make it work, keep it friendly!                  *

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Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Setup after the reboot now uses SETUP.BMP as wallpaper. In this build, the bitmap is darker than in other builds. There are also some strings which have been changed compared to build 180.
  • Display Properties no longer has text boxes above the "Wallpaper" and "Pattern" sections in the "Background" tab.
  • "Check Hard Disk" has been renamed to ScanDisk.
  • Several minor changes to Windows Help.
  • Welcome app has been redesigned and looks even more like RTM.
  • In "Properties for Sound Events", "Standard Events" has been renamed "Windows".

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Fonts are not properly displayed with the Cirrus Logic graphics adapter.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Windows Setup[edit | edit source]

Interface[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]