Windows 98 build 1702

4.10.1702
Build of Windows 98
4.10.1702
OS family
Architecturex86
Compiled1998-03-03
Timebomb2001-04-01 (+1,125 days)
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Key
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Windows 98 build 1702 is a pre-Release Candidate 1 build of Windows 98. The timebomb is significantly longer than most development builds of Windows as it is set to expire on 1 April 2001, over three years after its compilation. This extended timebomb lasted all the way until 1723.4.

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • The gradient title bars are now enabled by default again.
  • Updated the Active Desktop background colors to a darker shade of blue.
  • The boot screen has been finalised.
  • Microsoft NetMeeting 2.1 has been updated to the final build.
  • Microsoft Chat has been updated to version 2.1.
  • Entered product keys are now checked for validity. This is the earliest available build to contain and use pidgen.dll.

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