Windows Vista build 5329

Build of Windows Vista
OS familyWindows NT
Version number6.0
Build number5329
Build revision0
Architecturex64, x86
Build labvbl_media_ehome
Compiled on2006-03-01
Expiration date
Timebomb2007-03-07 (+371 days)
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Windows Vista build 5329 is an eHome OEM build of Windows Vista, which was shared by BetaArchive user marcoguy on 19 December 2016.[1] Like build 5284, it includes the $OEM$ folder and thus features the "Media Center Diamond Take Home DVD Launcher".

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

A new set of product keys were introduced with this build.

Edition / SKU Name Key
Starter 6GHT4-62PKK-H3274-4YHC4-7FGPY
Home Basic N 6J8RT-947JQ-XDGV4-4FCTV-QRRXV
Home Premium 7KKWR-978CY-8GMWD-X2RF9-PJ6BB
Business YVT36-YVCP2-J97GQ-7T22R-RWV8P
Business N 7K8QY-WRC42-QCRDJ-QK968-XFJCJ
Ultimate 7YJ76-6WJF4-D3PH9-P2Q6W-Y9Q38

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Setup[edit | edit source]

  • An EasyDriver option has been added to the Media Center DVD Launcher.
  • The "Install now" option will now open the disk partitioning page as opposed to formatting automatically like in build 5284.
  • The text during the hardware portion of setup has been slightly changed, in addition to a new font being used.

User interface[edit | edit source]

  • Positioning of the Ease of Access and "Switch User" buttons on the login screen have been adjusted, making the layout similar to the RTM.
  • The sound and network system tray icons have been updated.
  • "Connect to" has been added to the network flyout.
  • The clock picture in the Date and Time flyout has been updated slightly.
  • The Start menu is more narrow, similar to build 5284.
  • An aurora animation has been added to Windows Explorer's details pane.
  • The gradient color of the UAC prompt ribbon has been changed to orange.

Applications[edit | edit source]

Control Panel[edit | edit source]

  • Category view will now show a glass selection box when hovering over items.
  • The "Additional Options" category uses a new icon.
  • Two sublinks have been removed from "System and Maintenance" and "Programs" categories.
  • The Backup & Restore applet has been added, which is used alongside the standalone application.
  • Sync Center has been redesigned and is now featured in the Network and Internet category.
  • Search settings have been added to Folder Options.
  • The System applet now uses the blue-green gradient color in its sidebar.
  • In "System Properties > Hardware", "Driver Software" has been renamed to "Windows Update Driver Settings" and "System Properties > Hardware" received an overhaul.
  • BitLocker Drive Encryption, Language Pack Set-Up, Regional and Language Options, and User Accounts received minor UI updates.
  • File and Printer Sharing has been renamed to Network File and Printer Sharing.
  • Disk Defragmenter has been moved into Administrative Tools.
  • The Windows XP Disk Defragmenter has been removed.

Welcome Center[edit | edit source]

  • The Welcome Center no longer appears upon login.
  • Text shadows have been enabled on the computer details section, with several other text elements having received minor size updates.
  • "Set Up Devices" link is included again.

Starter SKU[edit | edit source]

  • Visual styles can now be applied.
  • The login screen now uses a solid black background.

Bugs and quirks[edit | edit source]

Branding[edit | edit source]

The branding in this build is incorrect and thus this build refers to itself as its server counterpart.

Windows Media Player[edit | edit source]

  • A shortcut to Windows Media Player isn't listed in the Start menu.
  • Several visual glitches are present with this version.

Windows Media Center[edit | edit source]

Windows Media Center may improperly render certain visual elements.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Setup[edit | edit source]

Interface[edit | edit source]

Control Panel[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]