Windows Server 2003 build 2462

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5.1.2462.main.010315-1739
Build of Windows Server 2003
5.1.2462.main.010315-1739
OS family
Architecturex86, IA-64
Compiled2001-03-15
Timebomb2001-09-12 (+181 days)
Works in
About
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SKUs
Advanced Server
Datacenter Server
Server
Key
Standard Server: F6PGG-4YYDJ-3FF3T-R328P-3BXTGD
Advanced & Datacenter Server: QB2BW-8PJ2D-9X7JK-BCCRT-D233Y
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Windows Server 2003 build 2462 is the official beta 2 of Windows Server 2003. Not much has changed from build 2455. The Chinese language of his build was leaked on BetaArchive on 2015-06-06. An IA-64 version of this build was also leaked on 2018-12-03 by ReflectiaX onto BetaArchive.

Login banners[edit]

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Unlike all other compiles of this build, which contain "Whistler Personal" bitmaps, MSGINA.DLL in the ia64 compile includes "Windows 2000 Personal 64-Bit" login banners based off the Autorun header bitmap from the Windows 2000 Professional RTM disc. This is particularly interesting, since it wasn't planned for Windows 2000 to have an edition targeted at home customers, who at the time tended to be Windows 9x users. Instead, antitrust documents from 1998-02 mention Windows Neptune as the successor to both Windows 2000 (then still referred to as NT5) and Windows 98.

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