Windows 98 build 1721.3

Build of Windows 98
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Windows 98 build 1721.3 is the official Release Candidate 1 build of Windows 98. It was uploaded to BetaArchive FTP on 6 June 2014 by BetaArchive user marcoguy. The Spanish version of this build was supposedly uploaded to the Chinese website BetaWorld on 18 December 2021,[1] but at the moment this cannot be confirmed or refuted as it is not publicly available. A CD photo of the Korean version of this build has been shown in a BetaArchive thread,[2] while the Korean version of this build remains unleaked. Currently, this build is available only in the English language.

This build was released with the following information from Microsoft to beta testers during the time:

Dear Windows 98 Beta Testers,

We have taken the incredibly fast feedback we received on 1720 as well as
fixes that were already in the works and we are closer than ever to RC1.
We have implemented some core fixes which should help Power Management,
Multimedia and Dial-Up Networking. We would like all of you to download this
build if possible and give it a thorough run through.

Note: You do not have to download this build to stay active; this is an
optional download.

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  • Introduced a new splash screen for the Internet Connection Wizard.

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