Windows 98 build 1602

Build of Windows 98
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Timebomb1998-03-31 (+176 days)
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Windows 98 build 1602 is the official Beta 2.1 (or "Beta 2 Refresh") release of Windows 98, even though build 1593 was labeled as Beta 3 on the boot screen. A Traditional Chinese warez CD list contains the (assumed) zh-TW version of this build,[1] and a German version also exists as well.[2]

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • There are some changes to the Active Desktop and Windows Help.
  • The WINSETUP.BIN bug present since build 1500 has been fixed.
  • This build is the first to introduce the final sounds. Only the shutdown sound is still different, since it is longer and lower pitched than the final one. This has been changed in the Release Candidate 0, but the earlier one made it instead into the Windows 98 theme of Microsoft Plus! 98.

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English version[edit | edit source]

German version[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

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