Windows Server 2008 build 4031
|Build of Windows Server 2008|
|Timebomb||2004-02-03 (+211 days)|
Windows Server 2008 build 4031 is a pre-reset build of Windows Server 2008. On 23 January 2020, this build was listed on a thread by UX.Unleaked blog founder Grabberslasher to be released to the BetaArchive FTP, and was later released in the ninth set of his 33 Longhorn/Vista builds on 1 February 2020, alongside the main lab compile of 4085, the x86 version of 4083, the main lab compile of this build, its Lab06_n counterpart and build 5520. Unlike build 4028, this build uses the older i386 installation method.
Bugs[edit | edit source]
Installation[edit | edit source]
You must format the disk outside of this build's setup, otherwise it will crash with the message Unknown Hard Error. This build also cannot be upgraded to by normal means; it must be clean installed. This build also often hangs or crashes on setup; VirtualBox is recommended to install this build.
Upgrade[edit | edit source]
To upgrade to this build from build 4028 you must edit
dosnet.inf in the i386 folder and ensure that
ProductType = 2. Then you must replace the following files and directories from Windows Server 2003 build 3790.
General[edit | edit source]
- When attempting to launch certain programs, CPU usage will jump to 100% for a few minutes before crashing the program.
- When a program crashes, you will not get the crash report until the next login.